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Daughter has 10 day amoxicillin (white liquid) script due to a cough.Chest xray is clear, no fever.Can continue with scheduled colonoscopy the 6th day?

Daughter has 10 day amoxicillin (white liquid) script due to a cough.Chest xray is clear, no fever.Can continue with scheduled colonoscopy the 6th day?

Call Specialist: It is always best to call the specialist performing the colonoscopy to ask this question. I would proceed with the procedure if it were my decision, but i can't speak for the particular operator of the colonoscopy or for the physician giving the anesthesia. They might want to wait... ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Colonoscopy (Definition)

Colonoscopy is the procedure of using a long flexible camera to visualize the entire colon from the inside with the option to take pictures, video, perform biopsies, remove polyps, etc. Generally people are sedated and do ...Read more


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I was wondering are cramps + fever normal after colonoscopy?

I was wondering are cramps + fever normal after colonoscopy?

No: Contact your colonoscopist immediately and let him/her be aware of this. This may need to be further investigated. ...Read more

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Pain in left abdominal, 99.6 fever after colonoscopy.. What is going on?

Contact your doctor: Any pain or fever after colonoscopy is worrisome. Yous should contact the doctor that performed your test immediately! ...Read more

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99.6 fever after colonoscopy should I worry?

99.6 fever after colonoscopy should I worry?

Perhaps: How soon after colonoscopy? Any abdominal pain? It is possible to have a bowel injury after a colonoscopy but fever would not usually be the first sign. Typically you would have abdominal pain first that would get worse over time. This will typically start within 24 hours of colonoscopy. In the absence of abdominal i would look for other causes for the fever, especially more then 24-48 hours. ...Read more

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Husband had colonoscopy this morning..fever started approx. 6 hours after procedure..100.8. No pain just fever..is this normal..fever now 99.6?

Husband had colonoscopy this morning..fever started approx. 6 hours after procedure..100.8. No pain just fever..is this normal..fever now 99.6?

Not expected: did he have any interventions done? sometimes with a polypectomy or biopsies there can be some focal inflammation (serositis). the fever could also be a marker of something a lot more serious like a perforation though. keep a close eye on him, and I'd give the gastroenterologist the heads-up sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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6 days post-colonoscopy (2 biopsies) chills/fever.

6 days post-colonoscopy (2 biopsies) chills/fever.

Call your doctor: May be or may not be related , speak to your endoscopy doctor for examination and to find the cause. ...Read more

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Post colonoscopy by 2 days, fever 99.6 wont go down and nausea. Is this normal?

Post colonoscopy by 2 days, fever 99.6 wont go down and nausea. Is this normal?

Probably OK: This is a relatively low-grade temperature. It is impossible to know for certain if it's normal without a detailed history and physical examination. If you are passing gas, and not having escalating abdominal pain, you are probably doing fine. Have a low threshold for calling the doctor who performed your colonoscopy if you have further questions. ...Read more

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Husband had colonoscopy monday, fever (100 - 102) and headache, no bm ever since, feels bad.  help!?

GO TO MD!!!: I definitely would contact the md that performed the colonoscopy asap.. There are a few rare complications post-colonoscopy that you need to be worried about and be seen asap.. If unable to see that md - go to er! good luck! ...Read more

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Light color diarriah nausea 3 days after colonoscopy , can't eat well since that prep i forced in, fever 100 , what can be ?What should I do?

Light color diarriah nausea 3 days after colonoscopy , can't eat well since that prep i forced in, fever 100 , what can be ?What should I do?

Call doc: Fever is concerning. I would take diarrhea given recent prep, but fever is not right. I would hold off on guess of what could have caused it but i would definitely ask you to call the doc who did the colonoscopy asap. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more