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Is it normal to have elevated temperature after a colonoscopy?

Feb 2018
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I had a colonoscopy procedure today at 12 Noon. Since then I have experienced elevated temperatures twice. Once after I ate lunch, and again after I went to bed. Last time I took my temp it was 100.2.
Posted Thu, 6 Feb 2014 in Digestion and Bowels
Answered by Dr. T Chandrakant 10 minutes later
Brief Answer: elevated temperature alone - nothing to worry. Detailed Answer: Hi. If elevated temperature is the only issue, there is nothing to worry about. Do you have discomfort, pain or distension of abdomen? Motions with blood , nausea, vomiting or any other symptoms? It the answer is no- please do not worry.
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