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Symptoms at 21
Aug 17, 2005
... tool yesterday.I go for a CT of the abdomin tomorrow and a colonoscopy later. I am a hypercondriac, I think the worst all the time. I am only 21 and he said I am to young to have colon cancer, but what are some other symptoms of colon cancer than just blood in the stool? ... (2 replies)
... you absolutely should have a colonoscopy. Internal hemorrhoids can exist along with cancerous or precancerous polyps. ... (2 replies)
... It sounds like it could be hemorrhoids. I had the same symptoms and always after I had a bout of diarrhea. It turned out to be internal hemorrhoids. ... (1 replies)

... I have been having blood and mucus in my stools off and on for several years. I've always been told I'm too young to have colon cancer. I'm finally instisting on it now, I just turned 29. I have the blood and mucus maybe three or four times a year randomly. ... (1 replies)
... It is possible to have colon cancer at age 18, but highly unlikely. ... (3 replies)
... rectal cancer, I've also read almost all the posts. My understanding is that 26 is young to have colon cancer, however it seems that it is not impossible. For piece of mind, if your doc agrees, maybe a colonoscopy would be in order. ... (2 replies)
... regarding your bowel issues...I NEVER want to project my condition onto any other woman. With that being said I cannot in good conscious keep quiet about the potential for endometriosis. ... (68 replies)
Too young? helppp
Apr 24, 2006
... hi, I'm only 18 years old and I know that's very young to get colon cancer, but i'm concerned. I went to the hospital last week because I thought I was going to have diarrhea when instead, almost chunks of blood came out instead and no stool. There was some mucus later that came out too. ... (11 replies)
... so sick she can't even get out of bed and sleeps for days at a time. She has also been bloating in the stomach as if she were 9 months pregnant. I know she can't have a bowel movement on her own. She has been to er's and family doctors and no one will do anything for her, she needs help bad. ... (3 replies)
... I'm here...couldn't see any more posts for some reason until today. Been wondering how you were, Jas, and so glad you have scheduled that colonoscopy! ... (68 replies)
... Yes actually. Not all the time, but on a few occasions my stools have been very pale. Sometimes almost gray. This could just be a reflection of what I'm eating though. ... (16 replies)
... endometriosis, there's a stronger possibility that you do, too. Please don't jet off to "google" any of it. My story is one of failure to diagnose. Therefore, the untreated disease ravaged my body, as did the chemical therapies and surgeries to try to contain it. ... (68 replies)
... I am very worried right now. I have be having symptoms of Colon Cancer for weeks now and I am very scarred. I dont have any family history of Colon Cancer to let you know. I am 25 years old. ... (5 replies)
... It's not unheard of to get colon cancer at such a young age. Younger people sometimes do much better with treatments then older. At such a young age she should be ready to put up the fight of her life. We have stage 4 survivors here that had cancer spread to liver. ... (5 replies)
... First of all, a couple of things you need to be aware of. ... (5 replies)
... colonoscopy and if that is clear, then in another three years. At 26 you are young to have had a polyp and with a history of cancers even if not colon cancer in your family, you should definitely request a referral for a colonoscopy. ... (4 replies)
... cysts, or lymphoma. The enlarged lymph nodes in several areas of your body are troubling. Have you had a lymph node biopsy? ... (4 replies)
... Just to reiterate that 39 is not too young to get colon cancer, you can get it at any age. My best friend died at the age of 25 from colon cancer. ... (7 replies)
... Welcome to the Boards... sorry about the circumstances. Thank you for your well wishes. I wish you the same. I know you will do great. ... (7 replies)
... The docs sent her to have a hysterectomy, it was ok, then they sent her for a sigmoscopy, it was ok nothing showed up. ... (14 replies)

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