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  • yalda18000 2

    Colon ca

    Hi every husband is 46 no hstry of colon ca in has been experiencing changes of bm,mostly loose stool and ribbon like if shaped for the past weight loss,no visible bleeding ( occult test just came positive today),no pain no loss of appetite.I'm very worried about colon

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  • kylie29566 1

    Convinced I have bowel/colon c....

    Hi guys, This is the first time I'm posting on here as I feel like I cannot cope with one more second of this. I suffer from severe anxiety, depression and OCD. I take 10mg of escitalopram but used to take 20mg for 6 years however I have now reduced it to 10mg by tapering slowly. The reason I

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  • wolves74 1

    Blood wind mucus

    hy i am a 37 yr old male, my problem started in may last year when embarrassingly passed mucus when passin gas and when having a bowell movement, after a week or so these symptoms went away and then a couple of months later I had a prolapsed roid. At Xmas 2011 all the symptoms started again mucus

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  • ashley72 2

    Advice please

    Hi I first went to the GP in November last year with GI problems , mainly diarreha and constipation, fowel smelling faeces, abdominal pain/cramps and extremely tired. After several blood tests it was confirmed I had really low iron and folate levels and was given tablets to review in couple of

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  • inderpal60624 2

    My bowel cancer story

    Over the past couple of years I have had ongoing issues with my stomach/bowel - since around 2010 I had on off symptoms such as cramping, constipation and diarrhea. These symptoms from around 2010 to 2015 would come and go in small bouts and I didn’t really pay any special attention to them – just

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  • natalie2608 4

    Please help anxious and advice needed any doctors

    sorry again: my bowel habits have always been random, all ok, but random days, random 3 months ago all of a sudden that changed to being every day, and no word of a lie at the same time, around 7am. After a few weeks it really began to freak me out so i went to

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  • linda33333 3


    Please can someone give me some advice my partner has been passing bloody poo had camera up his bottom found 2 growths on his rectum said bowel was clear to big to remove took biopsy getting results Thursday has to have ct scan on Friday does this mean that it'

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  • mel15596 3

    Colon cancer getting worse?

    I have posted my story before I'm 27 since September/October ive had rectal bleeding & moderate-severe abdominal pain which hasnt eased at all change in bowel habits and also consistency going more frequently about 2-5 times a daylow iron high CRP most other bloods were good (test was done in early January,...

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  • nicola57925 1

    How Long Should I Wait To See A Doctor...

    Hello, I'm a 48 year old female and for the past two months, I've experienced a change to my bowel habits but only in that the consistency of my stool has become 'mushy'.   I have no pain, no bleeding and the frequency of my bowel movements is the same.   I've googled so many things about bowel

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  • natalie2608 4

    worried and elevated crp of 7

    hi guys sorry to go on about this but my health anxiety has already been talking me i have bowel cancer. About 2 /3 months ago my bowel movement a were a bit irregular and happened random times and not every day. Then suddenly , every day , same time! freaked me out but doctor says not concerned

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  • carson85256 1

    Just left the emergency room

    Hi. Female 25 y/o. About a year ago, my bowel habits started changing daily. For about 2 months i had either diarreah or constipation with lots of upper abdomen bloating. Then everything went back to normal and i moved on with my life. Fast forward to about 2 months ago. Constant diarreah, upper

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  • maria17304 1

    17 years old with blood on stool

    I have been hearing about bowel cancer since the beginning of the year because of a constipation and a lot of pain at the site of the colon. I had an ultrasonography and a stool exam. No signs of blood, no signs of tumors or polyposis and my blood exams were ok too, yet i'm almost anemic due to my

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  • dean 24748 2

    Do i have bowel cancer or something else HELP

    Hi I am really stressed out with this whole situation that's been going on for over 2 and a half years and still no real test being carried out . It all started in October 2014 when I was bleeding every time I went toilet and most of the time it was bright red and had like blood clots in there I

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  • k1983 2

    How did you know you had bowel cancer before diagnosis?

    Im on a waiting list for a colonoscopy (im at category 1 no anaesthetic so i may get in quicker). I have had all the symptoms of bowel cancer but still hoping it is not the big C!. Ive been to the dr 3 times and a GI for ongoing symptoms for that have lasted atleast 5 months. Early stages have

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  • k1983 2

    i think i have colon cancer

    About 6 weeks ago i started getting sore cramps in my upper abdo area. They were sharp painful and lasted a few secs. It happened on and off for about 2 weeks. I put it down to breastfeeding and my uterus shrinking. Then i realised it started to spread all around my whole tummy. I mentioned it to

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  • ilovewings 2

    Terrified to have colonoscopy

    I am 72 years old: i began having rectal bleeding two years ago and of course a colonoscopy was suggested. i still have not had it. I have been tol by a that I have a hemorrhoid so i tell myself that is why i am rectally bleeding.  I know i should have it- i had one 9 years ago which was

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  • tommy02223 1

    Blood on toilet paper - is it a sign?

    A few weeks ago I took a, lets say a stool which particularly strained me. Nothing out of the ordinary and my bowel movements have been fine since then. But I wiped particularly hard and it left a pain in my lower crack, right on the line from the anus to the scrotum, but shockingly I noticed minoscule,...

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  • jo66501 2

    Any advice on symptoms

    Hi I hope anyone can help me with advice on my symptoms. I'm 35 year old female who has a toddler and 12 year old son. Usually healthy. Around October time I had noticed I had a back pain (upper and lower) and my monthly cycle had changed from being heavy to short/very light. They gave me a

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  • pennyjane 1

    Can colonoscopy affect Gerd

    My husband suffers from Gerd. His only symptom is a bad cough. It took a few months of taking omneprazol before the cough got better. Before that, his cough kept us both awake at night, it was so bad. Three weeks ago he failed the poo test and had to have a colonoscopy. Unfortunately, they found a

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  • loush 2

    is my symptoms bowel cancer

    Im scared I may have bowel cancer. I am 42 yrs old and have had for a very long time. 5 months ago my bowel habits have changed. ive been feeling very tired a lot also. I went to my gp in January and got blood tests done. they came back I was anaemic. put on iron tablets. went back to gp

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  • enzo12897 1

    Recovery from bowel cancer.

    I was diagnosed with bowel cancer last year. I had chemo, radiation then surgery. I had a colostomy bag for 6 months then surgery to reattach my bowel. I'm finding every time I eat I have to go the toilet constantly sometimes up to 20 times. This is really starting to get me down. I'm scared to

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  • don09536 1

    Worried About Colon Cancer...

    (39/male/average beer drinker) (sorry, reposting since I put it in the wrong forum) About 50 days ago, I experienced throbbing pain under my left ribcage that the ER doctor dismissed as a rib injury. Then I started having experiencing discomfort in the same area a few weeks later which my primary

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  • john01315 5

    Bowel movements.

    Hi. I've written before, but still wondering. Briefly, an extended right hemicolectomy 40 months ago. No worrying test results since, Bowel movements have not returned to normal. A reasonable one in the morning, another much looser one about two hours later and sometimes a gassy loose one

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  • Mikey_Mac1956 2

    Gastro-Instestinal-Stromal-Tumor = G.I.S.T. Bowel Cancer

    Respectfully are a very rare and complicated type of Bowel Cancer, I had my tumor removed in March 2014 and am on a 3 year programme of Chemotherapy. I take a 400mg tablet called Glevec (Imanatib) everyday and I have been given a 16% chance of survival once my Chemotherapy programme

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  • libralady13 5

    Could this be Colon Cancer

    Hello  I did not know which discussion to post under but thought this was the best one.  Some background info  Female age 69 on various medication have osteoarthritis in several joints underactive thyroid and anxiety.  I was diagnosed with IBS around 6/7 years ago.  Gp at the time did not think I

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  • shealwaysworry 2

    Is this what's causing my bleeding?

    So I have been experiencing rectal bleeding for about 5 months now. I had an FOBT done in September, which came out positive, and so got a colonoscopy done which found nothing. Since then, I have been dealing with anemia and recurring bleeding, as I took another FOBT which came out positive

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  • shealwaysworry 2

    Colonoscopy normal, still rectal bleeding?

    Hi everyone, I decided to make an account on here because I'm in need of some serious help. I am a 16 year old girl. So I had a colonoscopy and endoscopy done back in September because of a positive FOBT test and anemia (my hemoglobin was 11.1). They did the colonoscopy and everything looked normal,...

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  • paul1524 2

    Abdominal Pain, Mucus, Diahhrea, Constipation

    I am a 42 year old male, I have had explosive diahhrea for 17 days with lots of foul smelling mucus. The diahhrea is not constant, usually after food. I have a pain / ache in my upper right hand side under my rib cage for a while. The diahhrea started after being out for Chinese food. Diahhrea has

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  • paul1524 2

    Abdominal Pain, Mucus, Diahhrea, Constipation

    I have had explosive diahhrea for 17 days with lots of foul smelling mucus. The diahhrea is not constant, usually after food. I have a pain / ache in my upper right hand side under my rib cage for a while. Diahhrea has now stopped for the last couple of days, still soft and only been once in the

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  • bettygudegar 2

    Can ONLY Loose, Unformed Stools = Cancer?

    Hi, Since the last 8-9 months, every day I've been having loose, unformed stools (not watery, type 6, rarely borderline 7), I go once or twice max, in spite of when I go, what I eat. If I go twice a day, it IS loose.  If I go once in 24 hours, it's slightly soft in the beginning, but mushy at the

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  • john01315 5


    Hello. I'm a 71 year old male and had an extended right hemicolectomy just over 3 years ago. The follow up colonoscopy after a year was all clear and there is another routine one at the end of 2017. Just how long does it take for a tumour to develop? Mine caused an obstruction. My consultant said

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  • Jaqann 1

    Worrying symptoms?

    December I had bad pain in my right upper abdominal area, underneath the rib, this was acute, and now has settled into a niggling pain, particually when I turn over in bed.  Also, from Christmas, I have had severe constipation, hard pebbles, no change of diet or fluids or excersise.  Had a blood

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  • john01315 5


    Ok. I have the sort of mind that has an obsession with numbers. Rather than enjoying the life I have after my cancer scare, I just want to know about statistics. Silly, I know. Apparently my T3N0M0 bowel cancer has given me about an 85% 5 year survival chance. There was a blockage and some

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