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is it normal to feel weak days after colonoscopy

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
That is unusual: Typically colonoscopy does not cause any such problems. It is possible you had too much of a bowel prep activity(?Severe diarrhea) which can cause deh ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not normal: But possible. You are most likely experiencing signs of dehydration +/- electrolyte abnormalities following colon prep. Hydrate as much as you can, if ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Very brief: Most symptoms are from the sedation/anesthesia. The test itself shouldn't cause weakness. Missing some meals might bother some patients, but within ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Salvaggio
31 years experience Urgent Care
Colonoscopy: Is there fever ? Abdominal pain ? Bleeding ? Call the doctor that did the procedure immediately.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Anxiety: Stress can exacerbate the symptoms of any underlying condition. Have your anxiety treated with counselling and medication. You may have irritable bowe ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes : Anybody who develops fever chills weakness severe symptoms of colonoscopy should seek urgent treatment at emergency room this could be life-threatenin ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Ask your doctors...: Ask your existing doctors if direct inspection with colonoscopy could be replaced by indirect means like digital camera endoscopy or modified imaging ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
50 years experience Family Medicine
See your physician: If you truely have colon cancer you are on the right track by having a colonosopy. It does not sound like you have that diagnosis as yet. Your anxiety ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Pancreas mass: Pancreatic mass, abdominal pain and weight loss are very concerning. Why wait 2 weeks to perform the next studies? Ask your physician or gastroenterol ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Supplement: I am glad your dad is addressing his colon issue. I do think supplements are helpful, and there are certain ones that I recommend over others. I would ... Read More
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