What does it mean if I have bloody bowel movements months after my Colonoscopy?

I had a colonoscopy in June. Recovery was going well but emptying my bowel was rather painful and bloody. Things were improving but yesterday I had dinner in the evening and it was quite spicy. During the night I was spending a lot of time emptying my bowel. A lot of the things I expelled were very soft and sometimes very bloody. This seemed like a backward step after my functions had been quite bearable but suddenly everything was much more liquid and painful. I would like to know if this is quite normal for this operation?

Healthcare Providers (2)

It’s most likely related to what you ate. Reach out to your doctor and let them know.

Could be hemorrhoids but we have seen uncommon cases of missed colon polyp/cancer during the previous Colonoscopy.

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