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Is it normal to have bloody diarrhea after the removal of 8 polyps?

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Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein

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Posted on Mon, 30 Jul 2018 in Lump
Question: I had a colonoscopy 4 days ago. 8 polyps were removed, one large. I had bloody diarrhea in the last hour. Is this normal?
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Answered by Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein 11 minutes later
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Yes

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Hi and welcome.
Yes, it is normal especially after so many polyps were removed. If you are on anticoagulant medication then you should see doctor. Otherwise, just have easier diet and lot of fluids. If there will be unstoppable pure blood or you start to feel dizzy then you should see doctor too. Wish you good health. Regards
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