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If I had a colonoscopy 3 weeks ago, should I worry about seeing bright red blood in my stool?
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Dr. Stephen Lloyd
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Probably not
It is not uncommon to have some fresh bleeding after colonoscopy, especially if biopsies were obtained.
Since the colonoscopy eliminates cancer as a cause, other causes are typically self limited. If bleeding increases or persists, check in with the md.

In brief: Probably not
It is not uncommon to have some fresh bleeding after colonoscopy, especially if biopsies were obtained.
Since the colonoscopy eliminates cancer as a cause, other causes are typically self limited. If bleeding increases or persists, check in with the md.
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: Yes
Your endoscopist should be notified immediately and you should be examined.

In brief: Yes
Your endoscopist should be notified immediately and you should be examined.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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