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Bowel Cancer

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  • Colon/Bowel Cancer Fear

    Hey guys! I seem to be posting all to much on these sites but I really feel like I’m losing my mind sometimes! I’ve been having a rough time for the past month and I’m getting really fed up of feeling like crap every day! 🙃 It all started a month ago, when I had chest pains and tightness...

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  • Four years today.

    Made it to four years since surgery today! No problems except for niggling anxiety. It was an extended right hemicolectomy with a blockage, waste build up behind it of over four litres and two small perforations well away from the tumour. T3N0M0. Enough information! Best wishes to all. 

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  • Bowel/Colon Cancer Worries! :/

    Hello People! Sorry for the long post in advance but I feel I need to vent somwhere. I’m a 26 year old Male, normally healthy albeit slightly overweight (fatherhood for you) & I’ve been suffering from bowel issues for the past 3 weeks. This all stemmed from about 4 weeks ago, where initially...

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  • Worried

    I had a CT scan Friday showing an enlarged liver and spleen. Lymph node in my lung. It also showed fecal rentention. Is there anyway this could be mistaken and is actually a tumor?! I have IBS with diarrhea and never get conspitation. So I am puzzled as to why it would say rentention. I also had an...

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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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  • 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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  • 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 my...

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  • Bowel cancer or IBS

    So I've been having ongoing problems for over a year now I first started having problems a little over 2 years ago when I started noticed bright red blood on the toilet paper during bowel motions I was too embarrassed to say anything to my doctor and it wasent a large amount at this stage so I put...

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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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  • 19f stressed about possibility of colon cancer

    I'm 19 years old and I've been experiencing chronic diarrhea and constipation since I could remember. When I was just 11 I had my gallbladder and appendix removed because they assumed that's what was causing my abdominal pain and diarrhea. I also had an endoscopy which showed thick scarring...

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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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  • Surveillance Colonoscopy.

    Here I go again. My four year colnosonoscopy is due, the last one was three years ago. All clear as was a CT scan two and a half years ago and all CEA results normal. Surgery four years ago was an extended right hemicolectomy. But as some of us do, I'm at the apprehensive stage again. Anyone...

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  • I fear I have bowel cancer

    I have had pain in my lower left side beside my groin now today I feel I have pain in my upper right body at the back is this anything to worry about? 

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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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  • Bleeding and Mucus for 5 months

    Hi I'm 37 year old female. This all stared over year ago, it lasted for 10 weeks so by the time I was seen by hospital it had all stopped but they still gave a colonoscopy which came back clear. Was put down to bowel infection. It then started again 6 months later and has now lasted 5 months. I have...

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  • Diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease i

    I have growths in multiple organs was told with MRI and cat scans the liver and kidneys are polycystic kidney disease and was told the lung is calcified lymph nodes but now I'm have swollen lymph nodes severe constipation and deep bone pain in wondering if diagnosis is wrong and its actually cancer...

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  • IBS colonoscopy and hemorrhoid

    I wanted to give you guys some relieved I just got out of a colonoscopy procedure was so nerves I have hemorrhoids and I supposibly have IBS wish I pray to go this symptoms go away but I was petrified of the gas in my stomach since I can pass gas and with this hemorrhoid, I thought I was gonna be in...

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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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  • 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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  • Lost weight but getting bleeding

    I'm a 67 year old female. In February I had open surgery to remove my gallbladder. Histology discovered a small cancerous growth in the gallbladder wall and so I had a liver resection in March. That found no sign that the cancer had spread but of course it may spread via blood or lymphatic system...

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  • Scared of bowel cancer. Dark red clots

    Hi I've started having dark red clots from my bottom, diarreah most days although I did have my gallbladder out 2 years ago and no that can still happen. Also really bad back pain (currently have glandular fever) on and of pain in my stomach. I've got to wait 2 weeks for a colonoscopy I'm...

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  • Blood in stool for the last month

    Hi am a 23 year old male who recently has seen blood on the stool. It started 6 weeks ago, i had many large stool movements within a 4 hour period, then started looking down and noticed blood on the stool and objects that looked like flicks covered in blood. Also felt bloated in stomach plus discomfort...

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  • Advice much needed

    Hey everyone. I feel somewhat relieved reading all of your posts as I don't feel alone in this.  My symptoms started 3 years ago. I got divorced, I had to take antibiotics after removing my wisdom tooth and then developed bronchitis.  Since then, I've had Poop that has had both blood...

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  • Really Confused - Need some advice

    Hey all, I'm new to this forum and just wanted to introduce myself and also seek some important advice. A bit about me - 27 years old, 5'6 and at present 114lb (usually 143lb). Ok, so I'm not going to make this long, just very brief and I hope you guys can give me some constructive advice....

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  • 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 again....

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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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  • 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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  • 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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