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Bowel Cancer

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    Bowel Cancer Fear

    Hi, I'm seeking some help as recently (past month or so) I've been experiencing issues with my bowels. I've been worrying about bowel cancer and am arranging a doctors appointment next week. I'm 18, female and keep being told by my parents and friends that I'm just worrying too much...

  • Need help please!

    2015 I started with chronic diahoreea after months of investigations I had a colonoscopy that found 2 polyps and they were removed. Ct scan found a bad gallbladder and that was also removed. I have lost almost 30kg in that time. I get frequent loose yellow stools and sunday night sat on the loo for...

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  • 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 G.I.doc 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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  • Three years today.

    Apologies if I have written this before. Three years since bowel cancer surgery and all is well. That's all really, except best wishes to all. 

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  • Doctor wont examine me, do I just wait for referal? Really worried :(

    Hi, I am not sure whats going on but am really concerned I may have bowel cancer. ​I had a baby via c section 3 months ago, during the pregnancy I did have rectal bleeding which was quite bad at times. ​About a month ago I then felt swelling around my anus which I assumed were hemorroids and started...

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  • Severe anxiety over colon cancer

    Hello all, I'm a 20 year old male, and have had major anxiety over the past 3 days. It all started Wednesday night with some dizziness and lightheadedness after the gym, with a headache behind the eyes. Fast forward to Saturday, I notice one single bowel movement with white spots, and a few after...

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  • Bowel Cancer Fear

    Hi, I'm seeking some help as recently (past month or so) I've been experiencing issues with my bowels. I've been worrying about bowel cancer and am arranging a doctors appointment next week. I'm 18, female and keep being told by my parents and friends that I'm just worrying too much...

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  • Colonoscopy results please read

    Hi would just like to say if anyone is concerd about having bowel cancer then please stop worrying and listen to your gp  I was so convinced my symptoms were  Blood in stool  Adominal pain  Always bloated like always  And flat stools for about a mouth constantly  And lost...

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  • Need help please!

    2015 I started with chronic diahoreea after months of investigations I had a colonoscopy that found 2 polyps and they were removed. Ct scan found a bad gallbladder and that was also removed. I have lost almost 30kg in that time. I get frequent loose yellow stools and sunday night sat on the loo for...

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  • 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 leaking...

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  • Colon cancer? PLEASE HELP.

    Okay so I'm having severe colon cancer symptoms. Let me just ask that I've been to the ER recently since I suffer from extreme anxiety and depression. They checked my blood, urine, and blood. Nothing was found my heart is fine but for some reason I've been suffering from extreme pain in my...

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  • Do I have IBS or Colon cancer?

    All my problems started last year at the end of August, when we were on a vacation with my family. I had symptom(s) of: strong diarrhea, feeling that my bowel is not emptied totally.  By now all have symptoms like: fatigue (reason could be falling asleep at 1 AM and waking up 7-8 AM, but mostly...

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  • Worried sick!!!

    Anyone help? Had a change of bowel movements in the last few weeks so went to doctor and blood test show slightly elevated inflammation of the blood and stool sample came back as inflammation of the bowel. I have to go to hospital for a sigmascope. My question is this a big sign that I may have bowel/colon...

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  • Bowel cancer - fleshy chunks coming out of bottom

    I’m posting this on behalf of my father who has been undergoing chemo for the past three months for rectal cancer. Its spread to his liver and lungs also, but the primary is in his bowel. He had a stoma (colostomy bag) fitted three months ago and was told to expect some mucus for a few weeks to continue...

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  • Stomach X-ray results!!

    Hi guys I'm Charlie and I'm 22 about 7/8 weeks ago My stomach became bloated and I started pooping yellow stuff with blood in the mucus,since then my poop has gone back light brown with the very occasional blood,today I went to see my doctor and he gave me a stomach X-ray which came back with...

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  • Digestive issuse

    I have been having gas that won't pass and pain with rolling stomach after eating diarrhea and some constipationand weight loss I noticed for the first time today pink hue of blood in stool I saw my gastro doctor a week ago he told me he thought it was colitis I was diagnosed with 2 years ago because...

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  • Stomach x ray results doesn't make sense

    Hi guys I'm Charlie and I'm 22 about 7/8 weeks ago My stomach became bloated and I started pooping yellow stuff with blood in the mucus,since then my poop has gone back light brown with the very occasional blood,today I went to see my doctor and he gave me a stomach X-ray which came back with...

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  • Concern about on going issue (UK, 28)

    About one month ago I began having trouble with my bowels initially it was just head fog or leg pain but that quickly changed into abdominal discomfort, constant beltching after eating and diaherria. The diaherria lasted on and off for four days, max bm about 4 or 5. During this time I went ti my doctors...

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  • What are the chances it's colon/rectal cancer

    So I am going to make this as short as possible. About two years I had a bad case of nausea for many months. Terrible dull and aching pain on the upper left side that radiated towards the back. I had an endoscopy done and a CT scan with dye this includes the one you drink. Tests came back negative! I...

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  • Do I have bowel cancer please help

    Hi I'm Charlie I'm 22 Last 8 weeks had the odd bit of blood in my stool and some mucus aswell.stool colour varies from yellow to light brown,recently been needing to go toilet a lot more and stomach feels up with gas my gp thinks I have ibs because of my age,as it's too rare to have bowel...

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  • Convinced I have bowel cancer

    I'm writing this down while hyperventilating and crying my face off. 20 months ago I was involved into an accident which caused my leg to break , I developed compartment syndrome and had to have 5 surgeries + screws on my ankle. I stayed at the hospital for 16 days , period during which my bowels...

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  • Fatty Liver and Colorectal Cancer?

    I have a flexi sigmoidoscopy scheduled in 4 days. I have had issues with my bowels for many years. I am either constipated or have diarrhea all the time. A few years ago I had external hemorroides removed and they are back; so when I went to see the doctor for blood in my stool, mucus, dripping blood...

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  • Colonoscopy scheduled

    I'm 28 and have a colonoscopy scheduled for 3 months time and little nervous. My symptoms first started around October last year, where I noticed a change in my bowel habits , very low energy and pain and cramping in my stomach with bloating. After discussing this with the GP it was initially put...

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  • I'm 15 and think I have colon cancer:(

    2-3 weeks ago I started getting stomach aches and cramps and then I started getting narrow stools and now it's difficult to push out and I went to the doctors and he gave me an exam and told me it was not cancer! And he told me it was gastritis and gave me medicine but now I'm really concerned...

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  • Colonoscopy results

    I recently posted in fear that i was suffering from colorectal cancer. I'm posting this today because I want to reach out to someone who may be going through what i put myself through for the past few weeks. My symptoms included: ​abdominal pain ​frequent BM's (5-8 times per day) flat stools...

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  • Flat stool age 28

    Hello! I am super worried. I am 28 years old and have always struggled with my weight. I had lost quite a bit through eating vegan only to put it back on when I stopped being vegan about two years ago. In January I decided to go vegan again after eating a terrible diet (fried foods, pizza, bagels,...

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  • Blood and mucus in stool:(

    Hi there, I am a 33 year old female, I have 2 young kids (2.5 and 7 months) the last couple months I've noticed blood streaked stools and mucus with my BM. I have had harder, compact stools since my daughter was born. I usually go once a day and that can sometimes be quite hard. The blood I see can...

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  • Swollen anus and sudden change in bowel habits?

    Slightly embarrassing but the left side of my anal opening feels solid and my anus feels more swollen than usual. It's also slightly uncomfortable and itchy but not constantly. I had a sudden change in bowel habits last Friday (only pooping every other day and slightly mushier stools.) I've been...

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  • Small things stool.

    For a weeks now I noticed small things stool and small amounts of blood on the toilet paper. Also never feel like my bowels are completely empty and I am very gassyI've recently had some bad health anxiety which caused me to completely change my diet. I'm eating mostly fruits and vegetables and...

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  • Two questions.

    i can't find the answer from Dr Google. 1. How long is the bowel? 2. How much is taken in an extended right hemicolectomy? I can work out how much is left! Just interested. Thanks. 

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  • Bowel movements.

    Hi. I've written before, but still wondering. Briefly, an extended right hemicolectomy 40 months ago. No worrying test results since, BUT... 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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  • 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...

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  • HEAVY BLEEDING FROM BUTT!!!!!

    Please help me I'm in big trouble, here's the link to a girls post that I found when searching for answers on this site https://patient.info/forums/discuss/heavy-bleeding-from-bowel-400982#1299604 i have the exsact I mean exsact same stool and blood as the picture she provided on her post....

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  • Heavy bleeding from bowel

    over the last few months I've had intermediate bleeding from bowel , with pain , high pulse and sweats. Blood varies from red,thick red wine to black sticky tar like. I've attached a picture from a few days ago. Gp is not interested "I'm too young at 37" a@e all they do is take...

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  • Really worried about cancer.

    Some background info: I'm a 23 year old male in decent physical condition. I do suffer with generalized anxiety disorder. I'm 6'3" and about 220 pounds. Heavy drinker. A quick reply would help me keep what's left of my sanity I'm not sure when it started, but I noticed myself...

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