When should someone call the doctor after the GI tests for the digestive tract?
- After the GI tests, call your doctor if you have: A temperature of 101 degrees Fahrenheit or higher. This could be a sign of infection and should be treated right away.
- A marked change in bowel habits (such as no bowel movements two or three days after the test); remember, it is normal for your stool to have a white or light color for up to three days after the test.
- Worsening of pain
- Any unusual rectal drainage
- Other symptoms that cause concern
- Questions about the test or the results
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