What should I do about continued blood in stool after failed Colonoscopy prep?

Midway through my colonoscopy prep using laxatives, I started having some bloody stools (pure blood, no clots.) The doctor refused to do the procedure because I discontinued the prep. It’s been two days and I still have blood in stool. Is this acceptable? Is there anything I should be doing?

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If you discontinued the prep, there would still be stool in there hindering the ability to see the colon completely. You will need to schedule another colonoscopy and complete the prep.

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