Los Angeles, CA
A 43-year-old female asked:
Can colonoscopy prep cause mild inflammation and redness in small intestine? i sometimes have loose stools with no other symptoms. worried it's crohns
1 doctor answer • 6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Harold Fieldsanswered
Family Medicine 63 years experience
Inflammation : Bowel prep does not usually cause that , however it is possible.Crohns would cause you more severe symptoms and if it's was the prep I would think that the inflammation would disappear after completing the procedure. Good Luck
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