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A 22-year-old male asked:

i just had a bowel movement 9 hours after eating following a colonoscopy. i always feel like i am a little fast - is this normal?

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Dr. David Ziring
Pediatric Gastroenterology 22 years experience
Yes: You were completely cleaned out for your colonoscopy, so it may take 9 hours to have your first bowel movement.

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