How can I decide what level of pain is normal after a Colonoscopy? 

I had a colonoscopy yesterday and last night I was in severe pain. It’s not bad now but there’s still some pain and some heart racing. Should I go to a hospital? How do I know when it’s an emergency?

Healthcare Providers (2)

Yes, you should go to the emergency room. Also let the doctor that did your colonoscopy know.

You should call the doctor who did your colonoscopy and ask if he is concerned and ask if large polyps were removed. It can be normal but hard to tell if I do not know what was done.

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