Re: discharge of tissue 8 days after colonoscopy

From: Dawn (
Mon Apr 21 04:34:17 2003

Well, How very scary! If you did indeed save the tissue (the whole long thing) I would bring it by my GI docs and say this is what is scaring me. If they don't see it they can't believe it. Perhaps it is nothing but do take it easy. My very best to you, dawn >
>I'm a 58 yr. old woman who had a colonoscopy 8 days ago. Last nightI
>passed something in my stool, a 10 inch long by 1/2 to 1" wide piece of
>what looks and feels like tissue. During the procedure a polyp was
>removed and two "red" areas scraped. Two days ago I began an exercise
>program that involved bouncing on an exercise ball & lifting weights. I
>over-did it. I called my doctor who did the procedure & he said there
>was no way this was related to the procedure & if there was no pain or
>blood, don't worry. I am not convinced as this looks to me like the
>lining if intestine. Has anyone ever had this happen after a
>colonoscopy? Should I take the tissue in for analysis?

I'm no doctor, just a fellow sufferer like you but I hope you consider me a new friend.

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