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Kristen Bell’s daughter had 1 hilarious request for doctor before mom’s colonoscopy

What goes up, must come out.
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Kristen Bell shared her story of getting a colonoscopy... and her daughter's unexpected comment.NBC / NBC/NBCU Photo Bank
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Kristen Bell's daughter had an interesting request for her mom's doctor before she went in for a recent medical procedure.

On Jimmy Kimmel Tuesday, the star of Netflix's new miniseries, “The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window,” detailed how it all went down. Well... up.

"I got my first elective colonoscopy," Bell told Kimmel. "I am 41, I was like get in there. Let's see what we got."

Kimmel replied he thought the age was 45 for anyone and Bell said that either way, she's "looking out for number one" and pointed to herself.

"It seems like you might be looking out for number two," Kimmel joked.

Bell explained that she brought daughter, Lincoln, 8, to her preparatory appointment.

"She was sitting there and we were getting the paperwork," Bell explained. "She looks up and says, 'Are you the doctor who's going up my mom's butt?'"

Bell said the doctor confirmed he was and asked if there was anything in particular he should look for "when I'm up there."

Without hesitation, Lincoln replied, "The rubber nut."

"We say 'up your butt with a rubber nut' a lot in our household, if you're missing something," Bell said. "It's a thing in our household, if you're like... where are my shoes? 'Up your butt with a rubber nut!'"

Laughs aside, Bell said the procedure went well and she "scored an A plus."

"They said I aced it," she confirmed.

While the actor prefers to leave her medical care to the professionals, she shared that husband, Dax Shepard, is more of a DIY guy.

Recently, Shepard, 47, thought his eyesight was fading, so instead of going to the doctor he purchased an eye patch.

"So in the mornings when he's journaling, I look over and there's a pirate in my bed," Bell said. "He's wearing an eye patch to train his eye to be stronger."

It's not the first time Shepard has had an unconventional approach.

Last August, in an interview on  The View, Shepard said sometimes five or six days pass between baths for their kids, Lincoln and Delta, 6, but they don't smell.

“Well, they do sometimes,” Bell said at the time. “Once you catch a whiff, that’s biology’s way of letting you know you need to clean it up.”