A 35-year-old female asked:
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mild bleeding seen in otherwise clear stool during colonoscopy prep w/ increased llq pain, should i keep going & finish am dose?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: You obviously need the colonoscopy.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
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Dr. Michael Murray
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Small amt of blood will not cause problems with colonoscopy. Continue the bowel prep and have the colonoscopy to diagnose the problem.
Answered on Feb 17, 2019
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Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Call your GI MD: The fact that you have more llq pain is of concern; were you to have acute diverticulitis, it would merit immediate treatment; call your GI dr. For advice.
Answered on May 18, 2018
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