A 19-year-old male asked:
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after a colonoscopy, is it normal to have blood in the stool?

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Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
Yes: If biopsies were taken you may have a very small amount of blood in your stool. If this persists see you doctor.
Answered on May 12, 2019

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