about 18 months ago I suddenly became terribly constipated, recently I realised it started just after I had the routine colonoscopy that people are routinely called to have around 55 years. it doesn't sound feasible but when I googled it there are a few reports that it has happened to other folks. it has just righted itself im glad to say but I wonder if this has happened to anyone else and if so does anyone know why it may happen?
I think it takes a while for your gut bacteria to be replaced after the ‘flushing out’ . We don’t have routine colonoscopy at 55, only if we have a problem that needs to be investigated. But we are given a helpful sheet explaining that we might have a few problems, for a while.