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Dr. Ricardo McCall, MD

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Ricardo McCall is a gastroenterologist practicing in Lake Charles, LA. Dr. McCall specializes in the digestive system and its diseases that affect the gastrointestinal tract, which include organs from the mouth to the anus as well as liver disorders. Gastroenterology includes conditions such as hepatitis, peptic ulcer disease, colitis, nutritional problems and irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. McCall performs colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures and provides accurate and thorough care for patients suffering from digestive issues.
27 years Experience
Dr. Ricardo McCall, MD
  • Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
  • Accepting new patients

Bleeding after a colonoscopy - is it normal?

A small amount of bleeding after a colonoscopy is not uncommon, if biopsies were performed during the procedure. However, large amounts of bleeding from the rectum can occur after READ MORE
A small amount of bleeding after a colonoscopy is not uncommon, if biopsies were performed during the procedure. However, large amounts of bleeding from the rectum can occur after removal of large polyps and it would be best to call your doctor or seek evaluation at the nearest emergency room immediately.