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... oken with more people now and I would not venture an overall statistic, but it DOES happen. However, with that said, I am very proud of you that you scheduled a colonoscopy to find out what's going on and for peace of mind. I'm sorry if this sounds corny, but I really do think you are a mature 16 year old! ... (14 replies)
... Not very common is an understatement. It is extremely rare for someone 16 years old to have colon cancer. It could be inflammatory bowel disease like ulcerative colitis or other things like hemmerhoids. ... (14 replies)
... My mum had her colonoscopy and they found two large polyps. ... (9 replies)

... Jenny, you are not too young for a colonoscopy. Most likely it is not cancer, but there really are a number of teens who have had that diagnosis. There is an organization called the colon club. It has many young members who were diagnosed in their teens and 20s. They can tell you how important it is to push for the colonoscopy. My best wishes and prayers are with you. (9 replies)
... Please push for a colonoscopy for you and your mom. Most likely it is IBS, but with your family history you do not want to wait. ... (9 replies)
... Even a year of symptoms at your age if you were to be diagnosed, I would think you would still be in the early stages. ... (14 replies)
... is extremely watery. I have had this problem with blood in my stool for a bit over a year now, blood occuring once or twice a week. ... (14 replies)
... may even require a colonoscopy which I also had, then they can check you completely for colon cancer so it can ease your mind. good luck! ... (26 replies)
... ray, and colonoscopy etc. would do more harm than good at my age. ... (9 replies)
... Thank you both for your advice...I will definitely push for a colonoscopy, the british NHS service is just so slow, my appointment is weeks away :(...but at least I have one! (9 replies)
... Hi, I'm new here and slightly worried. I have been in pain since april, in the lower abdomen and I also have severe back pain...both these pains have gradually got worse in the past few months. I have been to the GP five times and they said it was all "in my head" so that was a great help, I even changed GP three no avail. Looking over the internet, I have... (9 replies)
... Great news! Now you can relax. I am sure you are glad you had the colonoscopy so you could be absolutely sure you do not have cancer. All the best to you. ... (14 replies)
... OK, well I just had my colonoscopy today along with an EGD. ... (14 replies)
... I agree....extremely unlikely at your age but a colonoscopy would tell you what problems there are, if any, and there are several other possibilities, other than cancer. No, it is not too late at all. ... (14 replies)
... For some reason I found this funny when I first read it yesterday in some news articles. I think it is because technically he will be getting paid for this. I wish they would pay us for our colonoscopies. I would let them go every Feb. with me =) lol (1 replies)
... Former NBA star Charles Barkley might have his colonoscopy televised as part of a "Stand Up to Cancer" special to show on NBC, CBS and ABC next month. ... (1 replies)
... going on, but the thought of it scares me because its been so long since I've had anything done where I needed to be put to sleep. So if others could share their colonoscopy stories I may also feel better. ... (27 replies)
... Hopefully someone can give me some feedback on what I am experiencing. 40 years old. Past 16 days I have been experiencing blood in my stool, and on the toilet paper. The blood is bright red, like a fire engine. ... (3 replies)

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