You feel minor pain or soreness at the biopsy site and discomfort or a dull pain in your shoulders or back.
Do not drive or operate machinery for at least 8 hours after the procedure
Avoid taking aspirin, products containing aspirin, or anti-inflammatory drugs (such as ibuprofen, Advil, Naprosyn, Indocin, or Motrin) for one week after the procedure. You may take acetaminophen (Tylenol) if needed.
Do not perform vigorous physical activity or heavy lifting for at least 24 hours and up to 1 week after the biopsy.
- Sudden onset of severe abdominal pain, nausea and/or vomiting.
- Pass more than blood-streaked stool.
- Have a temperature of 101°F or greater for 24 hours that do not improve with OTC Tylenol.