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... My husband had his colonoscopy Monday. The doctor said everything looked good but that he can't say he will not ever have to have the "big" surgery. ... (5 replies)
... Anyway, he saw his surgeon today and he said everything felt good and that he wants to do a colonoscopy Monday and again every 6 months for two years. ... (5 replies)
... As you indicated, I guess I have to just wait for the results and hope for the best. Do you know approximately what percentage of the polyps removed during colonoscopy turns out benign? ... (11 replies)

... i am fine now and no chemo and radiation was needed and no colostomy bag THAT WAS 2 YRS AGO.. i have had 2 more colonoscopy" s since then and what remaining colon i have is clean of polyps... ... (11 replies)
... a colostomy bag. ... (7 replies)
... urgery. I would talk to him before surgery and get answers to your questions so you would know what to expect. I just know what my dad went through recovering after the resection. He did not have a colostomy bag, they were able to resect. But, he had a long hard recovery with the infection. ... (9 replies)
... My Mother had a colostomy and due to surgeon not making a good lip on the stoma it was almost impossible to find a bag that would stay on without leaking. ... (6 replies)
... to respond....while i respect your opinion....i must disagree. colonoscopy tests are done once every 10 years ...IF yours came back fine and no history of it. ... (22 replies)
... Currently there is little or no pressure on the medical profession to replace colonoscopy for screening. ... (22 replies)
... I'm with Lee on the effectiveness of the chemo. I was admitted to the hospital immediately after my colonoscopy. The surgeon said the tumor was too large to remove surgically and did a colostomy instead. ... (11 replies)
Colonoscopy
Apr 5, 2006
... norton, I was supposed to have a colonoscopy 5 tears after my first one. I didn't and a few years after that I ended up with CC and I now have a permanent colostomy. ... (10 replies)
... I was supposed to have a c'scopy 3 years after my first one. I put it off and in the fifth year I was diagnosed with rectal cancer. I have a permanent colostomy and endured chemo and radiation. Tell hubby my story and ask if he wants into my club! ... (11 replies)
... OK, ME. Still doing crappy. I'm waiting for my Colorectal surgeon to call me back after the National Colorectal meeting he attended and was to present me as a case to see any other options he was missing, and what the consensus was as to what to do. ... (11 replies)
Colonoscopy
Apr 25, 2005
... My surgeon reccomends a c'scope after one year if a polyp is found, 3 years if none is found. ... (4 replies)
... removed it immediately and that's where her problems really began. The surgeon made a mistake which resulted in a second surgery and a temporary colostomy. The colostomy was reversed in January and she has had constant, dull, pain since. ... (3 replies)
... It's quite possible they would have to remove large sections of bowel, possibly leaving me with a colostomy bag. That's the good news. The bad news is that even that would not eradicate my pain and suffering. ... (68 replies)
... That having been said, my tumor is actually in the ileocecal valve, so I clearly will have to have that out. The doctor who did my colonoscopy said I would not be able to have laproscopic surgery but that I would need to be opened up and have a resection. ... (17 replies)
Newbie here
Feb 20, 2009
... Hi Sonia32. I was diagnosed with rectal cancer immediately after my regular colonoscopy in November. I've gone thru daily oral chemo and daily radiation for 6 weeks and am currently on a 8 week recovery period before my surgery. ... (4 replies)
... oenterologist said they wanted to place the tube to get rid of any built up pressure to help me feel better, so I let them do it. However, nothing came out of it after 3 days and I begged them to remove it, as it is very uncomfortable. ... (12 replies)
... oenterologist said they wanted to place the tube to get rid of any built up pressure to help me feel better, so I let them do it. However, nothing came out of it after 3 days and I begged them to remove it, as it is very uncomfortable. ... (23 replies)


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