A 24-year-old female asked:
Had colonoscopy/endoscopy this year both clear except for high lymphocyte count in small intestine-had colon cleanse 2day afterward had bloody mucus ?
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Dr. Charles Cattanoanswered
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Why did you cleanse?: Your database suggests enteritis--an inflammatory condition of the small intestine (like Crohn's disease or infection, among others). Your bloody effluent after cleansing raises concern for ongoing/undertreated inflammation. Please don't cleanse again, but instead start appropriate medication for your condition--call your doctor today.
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