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When Will My Bowels Return To Normal After A Colonoscopy
Is it normal to have diarrhea for couple of weeks after a colonoscopy, and when will your bowels be back to normal.
Probably: About 3 days or so, depending on operative findings. If you had an acute infection or any complication, then it would take longer. Ask your surgeon for specifics in your case. ...Read more
Two or three: Days. If you don't return to normal after that, consult your GI specialist. I hope they didn't find anything serious up there. ...Read more
Generally soon: 2-3 months post-op.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why did it take months for my bowels to return to normal following a salmonella infection, even after the salmonella was cleared from my stool?
Hi! Infections of: any kind can do physical damage. As a result, pain, irritation, and other symptoms can persist even after the bugs themselves are completely cleared. In the case of intestinal infections, those symptoms may include diarrhea, gas, and difficulty digesting dairy products and sometimes fats and beans. Watch your diet and be patient. All will be right in the end! Dr. Anne ...Read more
How much longer will my bowel movements remain soft and thin after finishing a 5-day zpack 3 weeks ago? Do i need to return to the doctor?
My scrotum and penis shrinks during and after bowel movement. It takes hours to come back to normal.
Need urology consult: It could be the after effect of surgical intervention. Pl follow up with urologist. Best of luck. ...Read more
Yes: It only takes about 2 weeks for the pregnancy hormones to leave your body during which time 66% of postpartum women will experience "baby blues." a minority of these women will go on to have postpartum depression. Risk factors include prior history of depression, baby admitted to nicu. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Usually in 1-2 days.Get a more detailed answer ›
Had anal sex for the first time, day later and feels a lil bigger then normal and I seem to not be able to hold poop in? Will it go back to normal?
Here are some...: How to restore and regain the damaged function widely varies among people reflecting the degree of damage and how you were born with. Nonetheless, only time and patience can tell the true story of life; so wait and see - that is the only way you can go by. Of course, hope an experience becomes a lesson for realistic living without unnecessary repetition, ...Read more
It depends: It depends on many things. First what kind of surgery. The recovery from a small hernia repair is much faster than heart surgery. It also depends on the patient. It is not uncommon to see huge variations in the recovery time between patients. Some need a lot of pain medications and others only tylenol (acetaminophen). Where there complications? It all plays a part in recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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