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... The only way you can know for sure what is doing in your colon is by having a colonoscopy. At age 28 you certainly can develop colon cancer. Unfortunately colon cancer seems to be on the rise among younger people. ... (4 replies)
... I've been having abdominal problems for months, but couldn't get much help without medical insurance. The insurance has just kicked in. ... (2 replies)
... I am 44 and last October started having some pains and noticed some bleeding and flat stools about that same time. I started looking on the internet and about a month later, finally decided that something was wrong and that it could be cancer as one of the culprits. ... (3 replies)

... Hi and thanks for reading. ... (3 replies)
... i am a 23 year old male. About a month or 2 ago i was noticing bright red blood on the toilet paper and occasionall in the toliet too. There were also sometimes streaks on the fecees. ... (27 replies)
... I just turned 45 years old and have a long history of iron deficiency anemia related to blood loss due to heavy and frequent periods. Approximately 3 months ago, however, I noticed a LARGE "glob" of coagulated blood in my stool, I would say burdundy in color. ... (2 replies)
... Well, the fact that you know two younger guys who died of it doesn't really say anything definitive about the rarity of it, anecdotal reasoning can be tricky. They may have had GI problems their whole lives, it may have run in their family, there are a lot of factors involved. ... (6 replies)
Could it be?
May 3, 2004
... impression that only people over 40 can get cancer. I'm here to tell you that I am now 31.. began bleeding when I was 28 and my Internist gave me the same garbage story... and have undergone 3 surgeries and a couple rounds of chemo and two months of radiation. ... (14 replies)
... years, he scared the hell out of me. ... (3 replies)
... I would insist on a colonoscopy if I were you. It is not painful, it doesn't take very long. Most insurance companies will approve it for you even if you aren't old enough for routine check... when you have high risk factors in your family. ... (68 replies)
... Im sorry that your going through this right now. My dad has stage 4 colon cancer. ... (3 replies)
Need advice?
Jul 9, 2012
... Hi Antbaby92, here's a bit of info for you. ... (5 replies)
... opted for the total collectomy because of family hx. No lymph node involvement, but it extended through the entire colon wall, so it's Stage II. ... (5 replies)
Apr 18, 2012
... I cant aford insurance and am uncomfortable with hospitals. I recintly noticed a growth that has gotten bigger in the lining of my sphincter. ... (1 replies)
Need advice?
Jul 5, 2012
... Hello, I have posted before about my problem but it seems to flare up more often now. I just turned 20 years old and for over a year now every now and then when I use the restroom, I have a small amount of pink or bright red blood on the toilet paper after a bowel movement. ... (5 replies)
... Sarah, thanks for the response. I found out they took out 3 polyps and the doctor said there is no guarantee that I won't have more in the future. This was back in 1983 when they were removed. I don't know if they knew about FAP back then. ... (4 replies)

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