A 50-year-old female asked:
I had colonoscopy on 12/16, it's 12/22 & i haven't had a bm since my prep. i'm getting uncomfortable & concerned, what can i do? next gi appt. i2/26.
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Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 22 years experience
Not uncommon: It can sometimes take several days for patients to start having bms again post-colonoscopy, especially if they struggle with constipation.
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