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is it normal to have bleeding after a colonoscopy that's not related to a bowel movement?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Probably some: Irritation at the anal opening. If it persists, report to your GI specialist who did the colonoscopy. I hope he didn't find anything serious up there during the procedure.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014

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