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When should you call your doctor about GI tests?

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After the GI tests, or fluoroscopy, 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 movement in 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

SOURCE: Medicinenet.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on July 03, 2018

SOURCE: Medicinenet.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on July 03, 2018

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