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Post Colonoscopy Fever
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
40s male with IBS, with nagging EGR pain 6days post biopsy-free colonoscopy. No fever, blood, some bm. What non-perforation complications are likely?
IBS may be nervous: Many patients with IBS have it because of automatic brain dysfunction. The bowel has it own nervous system that receives signals from the lower brain, enabling it to function properly. I would guess that your diet is poor because that is the commonest way to affect the control mechanisms. Try shaping up your diet and get rid of all the sugar. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Contact your colonoscopist immediately and let him/her be aware of this. This may need to be further investigated. ...Read more
Husband had colonoscopy monday, fever (100 - 102) and headache, no bm ever since, feels bad. help!?
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