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A 47-year-old male asked:

Had c-diff. once cleared, doc did colonoscopy. everything perfect. did notice redness (erythema...no blood) in rectum. did random biopsies. some blood in stool 2 day after. very mild cramping. normal?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Normal: Yes, your symptoms of small amounts of blood and mild cramping 2 days after a colonscope and biopsies is very normal.
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
YES: You may see a scant amount of blood after colon biopsy: anything more requires further GI evaluation.

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