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My doctor said that my bowel was too full of stool to do a colonoscopy even though i did the bowel prep how is this possible

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: People who tend toward the constipated side may need more than a 1 day prep to adequately perform a colonoscopy.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
You will be...: ...invited back for a re-look after a better prep. To avoid this, take only clear liquids the entire day before your test, and follow all instructions ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Without specifics concerning location, type and relationship to food intake, it is difficult to be precise in an answer. You could obtain a 2nd opinio ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Dr. Dia Arpon answered
25 years experience Psychiatry
Tucks (witch hazel) medicated pads: You may have internal hemorrhoids. I would use tucks (witch hazel) medicated pads for hemorrhoids for the itching and preparation h ointment. CONSIDER ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norman Harrison
48 years experience Family Medicine
Call the doctor that did: call the doctor that did the colonoscopy. Also do not soak to the area and a suppository or cream like preparation H. Also his stool softeners Like Co ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: You may have some residual bowel preparation solution. if the diarrhea persists more than one day, it would be prudent to consult your doctor. Bowel m ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: It is possible for both of our questions to be true.
A female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding is not normal and needs evaluation. Among possible causes are hemorrhoids, fissures, polyps and cancer. Your doctor will examine you a ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Black stool: can be caused by blood, certain foods, or medications such as iron, bismuth, or charcoal. To know for sure, you need to test stool for occult blood. ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes: The person doing the colonoscopy can tell you what the swelling is.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prabhat Sinha
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Hemmorhoida causes spotting of and on so donot worry.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
40 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Harder stool: If you had the urge to go at 9am but don't go until 7pm that is 10 more hours for the stool to get harder as it sits there. Then it will be that mu ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be, but...: The most common cause of bright fresh appearing blood in, or usually around the stool, are inflamed hemorrhoids. Most people have at least small inte ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Colitis.: Colitis is a term that describes inflammation of the large intestines. This could be infectious or inflammatory in nature. Usually diagnosed with bl ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: If you have urgency and diarrhea, you might have an infection. It is not normal to have diarrhea or an urgency to push. You don't need another colonos ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This : This is clearly concerning. Since the doctor called at 4 on a friday, he may have been trying to give results but not give a lengthy office session ov ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Lundell
26 years experience Radiology
Blood after BM: Blood following a bowel movement can seen in several conditions, such as an actively bleeding hemorrhoid(s), anal fissure(s) (both can be painful), ga ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Rectal bleeding: There multiple causes of rectal bleeding starting from hemorrhoids or anal fissures to polyps, inflammatory diseases and tumors. Without take more his ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: What is erecacele? I have never heard or read about it in my 45-yr study and practice in urology, even in online search. To get your concerned things ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood in stool: Blood in stool is a abnormal and must be explained especially since it occurred three times. It may simply be due to hemorrhoids but could be caused b ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
I'm sorry: your doctor doesn't know what to do. You've given little information, but if you have a negative calprotectin, it's likely that you don't have infla ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
21 years experience General Surgery
No : It just means you have somewhat of a slow bowel and may need additional serving to push it through unless your bowel is block then nothing will come t ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Constipation: Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/constipation/basics/definition/con-20032773 where you appear to meet definition of constipatio ... Read More

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