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A 60-year-old male asked:

Hi i have had intermittent constipation. colonoscopy 7 days ago.thank god only diverticulosis/internal hemorrhoids. i did have bms after colonoscopy..watery. seemed ok, but now, no bm after 4 days. i'm worried intermittent constipation is coming back?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Irritable bowel?: The most common cause of intermittent constipation is irritable bowel syndrome. It probably is unrelated to your diverticulosis or hemorrhoids. This is a question for your own doctor or the gastroenterologist who did the colonoscopy.
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