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... at age 50 is a good idea, however, because doctors often find and remove polyps during these screenings. Colon polyps are common growths that have the potential to turn cancerous if left untreated. ... (2 replies)
... If the test that you have taken at home is the occult fecal blood test, it is not very reliable because polyps can bleed intermittently and you might be doing the test on days when there happened to be no bleeding. ... (2 replies)
... old by a patient that they have rectal bleeding the physician usually asks a few questions regarding accompanying symptoms such as cramps and other types of pain or discomfort experienced. ... (2 replies)

... I thought it was just hemorrhoids so I finally went to the Dr. a week ago. He said it could be a number of things such as precancerous polyps, internal or external hemorrhoids or even colon cancer. My mother was just treated for colon cancer in January. That is what prompted me to go to the Dr. ... (9 replies)
... d he had bleeding as a symptom. This should now stop, although he may have VERY mild bleeding over the next couple days as well... Make sure he takes NO aspirin or NSAIDS like Advil for a little while. Tylenol is fine. ... (2 replies)
Can Polyps return?
Mar 19, 2007
... Were any hemorrhoids found on his last colonoscopy? ... (3 replies)
... ible sigmoidoscopy in his office. digital rectal and thinks it is hemorrhoids, but wants to do this just to make sure.He did ask me if I had a family history of colon cancer, and at the time, I assumed nobody in my family has. ... (2 replies)
Mar 30, 2006
... Get that colonoscopy scheduled!!!! With your family history it is vital that you get scoped every year or two. A hemoccult test only tests for the presence of blood in the stool which could be caused by hemorrhoids, benign polyps or cancer. ... (10 replies)
... In any event, you may be having hidden or occult bleeding. It is VERY important that get a colonoscopy. As another poster said, this is the ONLY way to tell what is going on. ... (4 replies)
... Back to my hypochondriac feelings on having colon cancer... ... (0 replies)
... and everything was completely normal so I haven't worried much about the colonoscopy.However, over the past couple of years, I've had very light pink blood 2 or 3 times, only on the toilet paper after an urgent BM, and twice a tiny bit or red blood, again on the paper. ... (5 replies)
... AST of cancer. That's human emotion and quite normal. I don't think yours is malignancy. IMO and only my opinion...It's more likely benign issues whether GYNO or GASTRO, perhaps even internal hemorrhoids or benign polyps affecting the appearance of your BM. You will know for sure immediately following your test on Friday. ... (68 replies)
... For the past 10 months or so, my bowel movements have been very loose, and I regularly have diarrhea, sometimes going upto 8 or 10 times per day. Initially that was all that was wrong with me, but then I started to notice bright red blood after using the toilet on occasion. ... (5 replies)
... asure. I know that diverticulitis is painful, as I suffer with that also. It's morbid...but I just wait for them to tell me that my colonoscopy revealed cancer or needs resection. ... (5 replies)
... to inspect the lump. The lump needs to be inspected, if anything for piece of mind. Don't jump to the worst conclusion. It could be a Hemorrhoids, benign polyps, or something else. I would recommend you get a sigmoidscopy to at least check on it. ... (3 replies)
... My Mom was diagnosed with Colon cancer before Christmas and in Jan she has surgery to remove the tumor. We just found out she does not need Chemo. ... (8 replies)
... My stool has been flat for awhile now, much smaller in diameter than it used to be. I have chronic problems with what I think is a hemorrhoid on the outside, but have no bleeding that I can see. I plan on calling tomorrow to schedule a colonoscopy so that I can have some peace of mind, but just wondered what you thought might be causing the flat stool, and if anyone had... (1 replies)
... rectal cancer. Far fewer than the typical post 60 age group, but the numbers of young people being diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer are growing. ... (7 replies)
... and are getting just some diarrhea with mucus as a result, then this COULD indicate a bowel obstruction. BE PERSISTENT with your doctor, or contact another GI specialist ASAP. NO RECTAL BLEEDING IS ACCEPTABLE unless you have a confirmed diagnosis of hemorrhoids. ... (2 replies)
... It is possible to have hemorrhoids, a tumor, or polyps with no bleeding. First, bleeding is commonly occult, meaning it cannot be seen with the naked eye. ... (10 replies)

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