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Been constipated last two days. Had a ureteroscopy stone

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Been constipated last two days. Had a ureteroscopy for 13mm stone with uretal stent. Removed within a day. Passing many fragments and blood but all good. Have been taking toradol Percocet which explains constipation. Last night took a couple of colace. Finally had two normal bowel movements. Then stomach pain and cramping and four bowels movements that were just liquid. Had two more bowel movements which was bloody mucous. Stomach is really rumbling and hurts a bit. Not sure my system is responding to everything but want your thoughts. Also should received ancef before procedure on Wednesday and during lithotripsy 2 weeks ago
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 months ago.

Hello

I would worry about infection with the blood.

Or, diverticulitis.

If you have not had a clean colonoscopy within the past 10 years is is also a concern....polyps.

An impaction should be ruled out at this point: this can turn to just liquid.

C difficile needs to be ruled out as well.

I suggest you go to urgent care or the ER at this point.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Clean colonoscopy two months ago. Can you get cliff from IV antibiotics?
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 months ago.

You can get c diff from any antibiotic in any form.

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Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 months ago.

The above will not let me edit.

Impaction with hemorrhoids or a fissure would also cause this.

Impaction often must be addressed manually.

I suggest you do not wait on this situation.

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