If intravenous medication was given during the procedure, one should not drive, drink alcoholic beverages, or make important decisions for 24 hours after the procedure.
When specimens are sent to the pathologist, on average it takes four working days to process the specimen and give it careful consideration. The report should be back in your doctor's office within one week.
Follow-up treatment depends on the type of colon polyps and whether they are benign or malignant. This will be discussed with you when the results of the pathology examination are known.