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update on colon cancer worries
« on: April 17, 2014, 09:57:19 PM »
Wentto the colrectal doc today-worried about poo and blood.  He said he could see where the blood was/due to many trips restroom and to much wipeing.  No hemmies and since had colonspy 2 years ago-polyps dont grow that fast.  He said add fiber pills and wipe lightly lotion on cotton squares-so much worrying for nothing.  He said most colon cancers are when you've never had a colonspy'  Ive had 2 in 13 years so i'm probably good.  Hopefully this fear will be put to rest.
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Re: update on colon cancer worries
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2014, 10:24:42 PM »
That is great to hear!  Glad you're ok :)
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Re: update on colon cancer worries
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2014, 10:32:54 PM »
I am glad all is OK. The colorectal surgeon would know as he sees enough problems all of the time.
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Re: update on colon cancer worries
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2014, 07:34:04 AM »
My GP told me Tuesday recal bleeds are actually very common in women for several different factors. Even though it is classified as a serious symptom I think more people then we know have it or have had it and just do not opening talk about it or report it. I read in study showed over 1/3 of people with bright read rrctal bleeding do not report it. I think it is usually accompanied by other symptoms before being reported to doctors.
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