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What care Is needed after the colonoscopy?

When you have had a polyp removed during a colonoscopy, a little extra caution is needed the first few days. You may notice a small amount of blood with your first bowel movement afterward. Small amounts are normal, but if there is a lot of blood or blood clots, you will need to notify your doctor immediately. Also seek medical attention if you have persistent abdominal pain or begin to run a fever.

It would also be prudent to stay away from hard-to-digest or very fibrous foods, foods with husks or seeds, or foods that are spicy for a few days.

What happens during a colonoscopy?

Are colonoscopies painful?

How long does a colonoscopy take?

When will I get my results?

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