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How long does it take to get colonoscopy results

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Family Medicine 48 years experience
Varies: 2-5 days depending on the pathology lab used.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kennedy
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Constipation: Senokot (senna) can be taken every day to treat constipation in a safe way. aside from being irritating, Fleet's enemas should be avoided. increase ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
Immediate: The nice thing about colonoscopy the doctor will know by the time he finished the test if he found polyp and it was removed or biopsied the it take ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Very little chance: In a visually normal looking Colon, the chances of finding colitis is remote.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: The effects of the sedation and analgesia should wear off within 2 to 4 hours.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Sorkin
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Fine is good : Obviously you need to have a conversation with the doc. "fine" probably means it's not inflammatory bowel disease. This has classic findings. You may ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Lack of Fiber: You may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink enough water daily so that your urine is colorless. For the long term you may try to increase y... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
At least two issues: You anal leakage and scleritis may be unrelated. Give the high CRP and scleritis, you ought to consult a rheumatologist for investigation of auto-immu... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Several causes: A normal colonoscopy is great, but if you have frequent bowel movements you could still have a parasite infection or something that would only be dia... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
With all the complex tests you have done and yours doctors could not make a diagnosis, it is impossible for us to provide an accurate assessment. Plea... Read More