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... I've been through some back surgeries in the past couple of years. I've had flat stools for a while and on occasion, my last wipe of TP is nothing but blood. ... (16 replies)
Too young? helppp
Apr 24, 2006
... You need to get yourself into a Gastroenterologist ASAP. Don't EVER LET THEM TELL YOU THAT YOU ARE TOO YOUNG. ... (11 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. ... (11 replies)

... Bottom line is you are NEVER too young to present with colorectal cancer or a polyp. Rectal Bleeding of ANY kind is NOT NORMAL. ... (24 replies)
... as far as going to the bathroom and cant go..mussy bm's and nothing coming out..same here! i am very scared of cancer and i keep trying to tell myself that i am too young for it..i am 18. ... (3 replies)
... The bleeding continued for about 3 weeks, but not as bad. I mainly noticed my stool full of darker blood. My regular DR scheduled me for the GI dr. He seemed very shocked and upset over my not having repeat colonscopies due to polyps at the age of 9. ... (3 replies)
... Run, don't walk to another physician, preferably a gastroenterologist for a second opinion. ... (3 replies)
... I was 28 at my first colonoscopy. I went for stomach problems. I have no family history. They found several polyps and two which were already tumors. ... (4 replies)
... Colonoscopy's are not a big deal. Although he's generally too young for them, it could be a polyp causing the bleeding too. ... (1 replies)
... I was 36 and had a colonoscopy that found a 5 mm tubular adenoma so I am on surveillance from here on out. I know I have had two now but still scared of my upcoming one. ... (2 replies)
... Your problem does NOT sound at all to that of Howie's to me... Not to scare you, but I think you need a colonoscopy ASAP. ... (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. ... (9 replies)
Cry For Help
Jan 1, 2008
... It didnt look to me like you have had a colonoscopy yet? ... (6 replies)
... I'm 30 and had 2 removed. I need to go back every 5 years, too. We're not too young. We're the lucky who were checked and they caught them. ... (9 replies)
... and even now, kids are due home very shortly. I'll be back tonight. But, to quickly answer your questions,this is DEFINITELY NOT beyond the realm of normalcy for a COLONOSCOPY, which , if you are to get anything, why not get that? ... (11 replies)
... Sandy..Crohns is not curable but CAN be lived with. It's alot like IBS. When you do have your colonoscopy you must have someone with you to drive you home. The sedatives they give you are really good. It's been 8 hours since my procedure and I'm still groggy. ... (17 replies)
Too young? helppp
Apr 26, 2006
... referred to a GI and he scheduled me for a colonoscopy. ... (11 replies)
Too young? helppp
Apr 25, 2006
... Many doctors are ignorant when it comes to a young person bleeding rectally. They think that it couldn't possibly be cancer or anything bad... it must be a hemmorhoid. ... (11 replies)
Too young? helppp
Apr 25, 2006
... thanks for your replies... im going to see the doctor as soon as I get home and he's going to see if i need a colonoscopy as my mom says, but I will make sure I get one, especially since the hospital said I should. ... (11 replies)
... I was 37, when diagnosed with colon cancer. My main symptom was blood in the stools. I ignored for 2 years. My family doctor said it was hemorhoids or IBS. Fortuantely, I finally had a colonoscopy, after reading about colon cancer in the paper. ... (4 replies)

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