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How long does it take to poop after first dose of colonoscopy liquid

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
What do you have?: Bleeding as you describe may be due to a local process like an anal fissure, can reflect colitis, or may be a harbinger of a post-polypectomy bleed. C ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: It's probably normal, but I would mention it to your colonoscopist.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
If you: Are seeing solid pieces off stool, could be a problem. Tell the nurses when you arrive. A few enemas might be able to salvage the prep and colonoscopy ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
That's mucus: A little extra mucus production is to be expected after a big procedure like that.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Can't tell whether: ...your symptoms reflect the colonoscopy or its underlying findings. Either way, what you describe is worrisome and warrants an immediate call to your ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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No: Hi. No, your bowel prep does not sound even close to adequate for a good study. Tell the gastroenterologist. For all I know, vomiting the bowel prep m ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No big deal: Green stool is no problem. May be related to what you ate or drank. Go take your laxative at the time, you are supposed to take.Good luck for colonosc ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Ileitis: Your gastroenterologist is best qualified to answer this, but I wonder if Crohn involvement of the ileus explains the elevated calprotectin level and ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
27 years experience Medical Oncology
A day or two: After a colonoscopy, you should be able to eat normally. It depends on what and how much you eat, you should have a bowel movement within a day or two ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Thieme
19 years experience Surgical Oncology
A day or two: Depending on when you start eating again. Flatus is gas.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Can take up to 2 wks: Most important, is prevention of these hemorrhoids. Often times it comes as a result of constipation, or not drinking enough liquids. If you're using ... Read More

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