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Ask your physician if they can prescribe meds for your panic attacks. I've had seven colonoscopies and...More
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Hello, Here is an article about specialists that treat colorectal cancer that I think you will find...More
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This site doesn't recommend physicians. It would not be unreasonable that you would be expected to make...More
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Reply: Size of a malignant colon polyp
1 mm is 3/64's of an inch. The amount of colon considered being removed is not unusual. When I had my...More
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A Pilondial cyst has nothing to do with cancer: ...More
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Reply: 20 years later colon problems
Congratulations on your 20 years. Mine has been over 7 years and I still work everyday trying to figure out...More
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Reply: Alcoholic dad had colon cancer. What are my chance...
Your CEA level can give you a possible hint - just be careful - my sons Doctors told him it was due to his...More
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Interesting - when son had UC years ago, everyone wanted him to have a ostomy - one semi-retired GI Doctor...More
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I have found that my son been to many doctors, had high CEA count but until my family Doctor told him to go...More
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Reply: mom's metastatic colon cancer
I have stage 4 colorectal cancer methasis, diagnosed in May of 2011. I had 12 treatments of aggressive chemo I...More
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Thickening of the Uterine Wall
I am a 64 yrs. old female that has experienced vaginal spotting, extended pelvic area, bloating gasiness and...More
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Reply: Healthy colon removed
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Reply: small cell carcinoma of colon
My husband was diagnosed with small cell Neuroendocrine of the colon in August. A colonectomy removed all the...More
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know this is 4 years later, but would you mind sharing whether or not the cancer had spread to other organs? More
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Reply: needing some advice for my husband
sorry to here about your husband,my husband is 54 and he also has 4th stage colon cancer that has spread to...More
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Reply: Control of emotions
Perfectly understandable! I can remember crying in the parking lot of my local Kroger after my breast...More
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Reply: female colon cancer post treatment problem
You would discuss the issue of vaginal bleeding with your gynecologist. GailMore
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Reply: my 51 yr old sister was just diagnosed with colon ...
Just help and support her as best you can, no matter what , and look the other way when she makes...More
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Ask her to make an appointment with a registered dietitian who can evaluate her intake for several days to...More
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Reply: newly diagnosed and scared
I started this discussion 4 years ago the day after I was diagnosed. My head was spinning and I was in a full...More
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Reply: Lump under the skin in my buttcrack?
Friend, I had a growth on my rectum, not on the inside so much but it was like a bad hemorrhoid. It was...More
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Reply: Worried about this lump
This would not be a symptom of colon cancer since the tumor would be inside the colon. This sounds a bit...More
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giving blood saved my life
My iron count was too low to give blood. This can come from internal bleeding. I jumped my colonoscopy schedule...More
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giving blood saved my life
My iron count was too low to give blood. This can come from internal bleeding. I jumped my colonoscopy schedule...More
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Reply: Wife just diagnosed
That these are all benign since most polyps are. GailMore
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Can You Share What Your CEA Counts Are?
I am so worried. Can you all share with me what your CEA counts are? Mine is 4.8 and I'm a non smoker. I get...More
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CEA is up again
My CEA was done on Nov. 15th and it is up to 4.8. It has never been this high before. I do not smoke, never...More
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Reply: colonoscopy
Yes, people younger than 50 can get colon cancer. If her doctor suggested a colonoscopy, I would advise her...More
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