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... Previously, I had told him about my older brother, 3 yrs. olderthan me, having a similar exam in which numerous polops were found. ... (3 replies)
... investigate and then I go do something...anything else. I keep thinking they would laugh at such a request...I know the exam is quick and fairly cursory and I know the large majority of people just pop in and get it done and leave. ... (11 replies)
... Amb: I am VERY SORRY. I hope my interpreting helps you, but I really am sorry it's NOT good news. I wish you and your Mom my prayers and good thoughts. Warm Regards, CancerDad :angel: (8 replies)

... ERY LEAST a Sigmoidoscopy... keep in mind though that this is done IN THE OFFICE, with no medication to relax you and only allows visualization of the rectum and sigmoid regions. If I were you, I would bite the bullet and go for the colonoscopy... it REALLY is NOT BAD... ... (1 replies)
I'm not sure
Jul 23, 2006
... ause needs to be found. When you say she was "scoped" I'm assuming you are referring to a sigmoidoscopy which only allows the doctor to visualize the rectum and sigmoid areas of the colon in the office. ... (6 replies)
... tests and ultrasounds came out fine. Because the colon sits behind the female parts, symptoms can mimic other conditions. It was a positive hemocult during an exam with my gynecologist that got me to the colonoscopy test. I waited 4 weeks for the test. ... (2 replies)
... My main thing is... If I had colon cancer, would it have shown up on the flexible sigmoid or the CT scan? ... (0 replies)
... and was diagnosed with stage 3C Rectal Cancer at 31. I don't mean to scare you, but this is what you should expect from your GI... He MAY or MAY NOT do a rectal exam on you. If he says he wants to do a Sigmoidoscopy... I would tell him "no" and that you would prefer a colonoscopy instead. ... (2 replies)
... mine is apparently early and located in the sigmoid colon... so i really haven't had much trouble with it... ... (9 replies)

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