What should I do if I find a polyp-like mass during a bowel movement right after a Colonoscopy? 

After a colonoscopy during which 3 small polyps were removed, painful cramping followed. When I went to the bathroom at home, a small polyp attached to a narrow, clear, worm-like cord came out into the toilet. Does this mass need to be sent for biopsy? Is this abnormal? 

Healthcare Providers (2)

Talk to your endoscopist.

It could be a polyp that was removed and not retrieved. Speak to the doctor that did the procedure.

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