I am wondering, my husband has had rectal bleeding for almost three years now. He has assumed that it was hemeroids. Am really wondering why it would last so long. I finally got him to bring it up to his dr. the last visit. Reply was, well could be cancer but probably just hemeroids. And if it is cancer, the good part is, that type is really slow progressing. I'm really concerned about this. My sister in law died of colon cancer a few years back. Cancer runs very heavy in his family. Several siblings have died from it and his mother died from it. I'm wondering, are there any symptoms that could distinguish between the two maybe to put my mind at ease a little until I can find him a Dr. who will actually take this seriously. Thanks. By the way, he doesn't have the normal symptoms of hemeroids the itching and pain to sit. He also has a mucus discharge and can feel lumps inside "canal".View Thread
Will pray for your husband's surgery that all goes well. Thanks for the advice. That's pretty much what my husband's dr. told him. Didn't even suggest test. Even tho colon cancer is in his family. Many members of his family have died of cancer. I told him I would like for him to go to another dr.View Thread
I am also wondering if it were hemeroids, wouldn't they stop. This has been pretty much constant. I'm not sure how internal hemeroids work but external, he's had before and they were not constant. ????View Thread
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