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... be very random. My GI doctor told me I should now wait 6 months and see what happens. Since all the tests have been normal thus far and considering I'm a healthy young man with no other symptoms then the abdominal pain I shouldn't worry. ... (0 replies)
... I was 36 and had a colonoscopy that found a 5 mm tubular adenoma so I am on surveillance from here on out. I know I have had two now but still scared of my upcoming one. ... (2 replies)
No Colonoscopy?
Nov 10, 2012
... John, I should have commented about ways to improve health. I walked 16 miles a week from age 69-81 at about 3.3 mph. Because of my legs, I cut that back to 8 miles a week. I walk up the basement stairs at least 6 times a day. I've been taking a mega-multiviamin supplement for about 60 years and a mega Vit C supplement for about 30 years. As a child -young... (3 replies)

... You won't remember a thing. I didn't. There are always second opinion. Hang in there. BTW, I'm young too. 27, diagnosed at 25. Hugs. ... (3 replies)
... on cancer, there are people that have been diagnosed in their late teens and early twenties with advanced colon cancer, cause their doctors thought they were too young or never even considered it as a possibility in a young person. ... (3 replies)
... SEVERE diarreah. He has lost a lot of weight has stomach and abdomen pains is exhausted all the time, constantly nauseaus etc. The dr said that he didn't need a colonoscopy and when i contacted the hospitals they said he was too young it wasn't colon cancer. Help! What should i do? ... (3 replies)
... My prayers are with you and because you are so young you'll have a better chance at fighting this terrible disease. Please get back to me asap. ... (20 replies)
... I have a friend whose young son had blood in his stool, couldn't figure out what it was, had a scope and took biopsies for inflammation. ... (1 replies)
... I know this is beside the immediate unfortunate circumstance, but, since my mom passed from colon cancer, I feel it beyond important to advise your grandchildren to be checked much earlier than the standard suggested age for colonoscopy. Especially because as you state, your son's father had colon cancer and also his wife which would predispose their children to this... (3 replies)
... I just wont to say I am so sorry to hear of your daughter in laws diagnosis. I was diagnosed with Stage 2 colon cancer last year at the age of 46. The symptoms were there but my GP did not pick them up due to my previous good health, normal weight, non-smoker, very moderate drinker and of course age. It was a different doctor treating my haemrroids who became concerned at... (3 replies)
... If you go to a GI doc who is willing to go slowly (you get a better exam),they will use a minimum amount of air and it really doesn't hurt. The trend today is to render patients totally imobile and amnesic (with versed) so they don't have any idea what happeded (or how painful the exam was)....this idea of drug-induced amnesia freaked me out until I met a nice endoscopist (a... (2 replies)
... I will have to play it by ear. I was given the option of watching the polyps by doing a colonoscopy every 6 months to detail what it was doing. ... (9 replies)
First Colonoscopy
Sep 12, 2007
... I am 42 years old, female and had my first colonoscopy on Monday. ... (1 replies)
... I hads a colonoscopy yesterday and it went well and everyone is right when they say that the prep is the worst.. ... (6 replies)
... I dreaded, feared, worried about having a colonoscopy so much and I'm in my 50s. They are no big deal. ... (1 replies)
Jul 25, 2007
... e nurse but it would be nice to talk to people on here that could tell me a little about it also. And also I am on 20 going on 21 in I am kind of young to have this being done in the first place. ... (25 replies)
Jul 25, 2007
... e nurse but it would be nice to talk to people on here that could tell me a little about it also. And also I am on 20 going on 21 in I am kind of young to have this being done in the first place. ... (6 replies)
... I'm 30 and had 2 removed. I need to go back every 5 years, too. We're not too young. We're the lucky who were checked and they caught them. (9 replies)
... totally removed. I won't even tell you all the complications I had from that which caused me about a month in the hospital. Then 11 months later at my one year colonoscopy retest, 4 more were found. I will have a colonoscopy every year in Feb. for the rest of my life now. So yes polyps happen to young people to. I am 30 now. ... (4 replies)
... I'm 30 and had 2 removed after bleading after a poo. eff this 'go for a colonoscopy when you're 50 bit.' We're the young people who end up with tragic cancer stories because it's not caught soon enough. Our diets have changed so much, even since the 80s. ... (4 replies)

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