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3 2 Thu, 7 Nov 2019
Ihave bleeding when I have abowel movement and with wiping for quite sometime off and it s every time I go to bathroom...I took a colo-guard test and it was fine....I would like to know if that test detects anal cancer....I also have mucus with blood sometimes..Thank you
5 2 Fri, 22 Mar 2019
My mother was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in Nov. 2011. She has had two rounds of IV chemo and 1 round of pill. She has just started yesterday the pill, Stivaga. They say she has 2 spots in her abdomen and 1 spot in her pelvic area and her lymph nodes have started to enlarge. Her cea...
2 1 Fri, 15 Mar 2019
I had a colonoscopy last week and two polyps were removed. Today I learned the polyps are pre cancerous and that I should repeat test in 3 years. What other things can I do meanwhile for a healthy colon sorry I wish to discontinue, I thought it was free
2 1 Tue, 16 Oct 2018
My colonoscopy results had one polyp adenomatous/tubulovillous tissue removed. Surgeon said all of it was removed. Pathology report showed no evidence of cancer in any of the tissue. I must go back in 3 years for a colo-rectal cancer screening. Should I worry or feel it s ok until I go back in 3...
3 1 Mon, 30 Jul 2018
My sister had colon cancer 20 years ago. Her cancer marked has been 1.2;1.3; until recently. It is now 6.7 it has been going up for the pass several months. She she be concerned or is this number not anything to get excited about. How high can the number go?
2 1 Thu, 19 Jul 2018
My brother was recently diagnosed with stage 3.4 colon cancer. He has undergone 6 of the required 12 chemo therapy treatments recommended. Can you tell me when would we be able to expect to know how successful treatments have been? Are there any other treatments in addition to chemotherapy?
2 1 Thu, 19 Jul 2018
My wife has been operated twice and parts of colon and small intestine removed. She is undergoing chemotherapy. She was diagnosed with fissures 2 days back. Now she is getting the urge to defecate every hour and she hardly passes any thing. It results in lot of pain and discomfort at the anal...
2 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
I had a colonoscopy about 10 years ago. One polyp was removed, sent to a lab and found it was not cancerous. About 10 years later (now), received results back from a Cologuard test which showed Positive.Have been taking aspirin for the last 7 years. Could that have any effect on the test. No...
3 2 Thu, 7 Jun 2018
I was diagnosis with ulcerated mass Signode colon, The doctor came in the room and said you have cancer and it s pretty good size and maybe being there for a while and he left the room they sent in a biopsy, I have not got the results back but without the results how does he know it was cancer ?
2 1 Tue, 22 May 2018
My sister got colon cancer at 51. Had surgery removed all lower organs and now has a colonoscopy bag. She had a tumor show up later on, on I believe the left side it was removed we know spread from the colon cancer. She then got a tumor on her brain stem affects her optical nerve for seeing. See...
10 2 Wed, 31 Jan 2018
I was diagnosed with chronic idiopathic angioedema about 2 years ago. It has been well controlled with antihistamines but it is back! I am VERY frustrated and scared. It has started to affect my breathing at times and I am terrified to leave the house without my epipen. I just ran across some...
11 2 Wed, 31 Jan 2018
I am prepping for a colonoscopy. I drink 60 ounces before first bowel. I could not finish due to nearly vomiting. During the 7th bm, I noticed I am bleeding bright red. I am positive that it is vaginal. About 10 minutes later, I started cramping right in the middle abdominal above vagina. Still...
10 1 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
hi , My father (age 65) was having an early stage colon cancer for which he had an operation for colostomy. but it didnt work for him as his large intenstine was affected after radiation.He got operated again and had ileostomy.As per doctor s advice he had reverted back to colostomy after 3...
14 1 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
First off I have had an ileostomy so I have a stoma through ulcerative colitis, i had my rectum removed last jan. since then i have had a rectovaginal fistula which has been leaking odourless discharge every day. after many minor failed surgeries to clean the fistula out i had surgery last monday...
17 2 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
Hi There, Need some help & advice, My 86 year old mother who had a Operation to have a Stoma bag a few months ago-Due to an Original Infection, Of which the Hospital had said should only be Temporary. She says she`s been havinga discharge/leakage from her stoma bag/bowel. Which she says is...
16 3 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
Hi ! My brother s daughter age 42 , detected colon cancer two months back. Primary in Intestine and secondary in liver . Doctors say it is stage 4. They tried to operate but could not operate. Now patient not able digest foods/water/fruits . not able to sleep , too much weakness ,Any immediate...
18 1 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
Hello Doctor, My aunt is on at home hospice care going 5 months, she is 92 yrs old diagnosed with es colon cancer with mets to pancreas. She also has chronic kidney disease. Current pain management-Morphine (Kadian 10mg)daily Previously reduced to 5mg due to adverse effects of...
7 1 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
I have had surgery to remove cancer from the right ascending colon (stage 1) and a neuroendocine carcinoid tumor from the small intestine (stage 3) 2 out of 14 lymph nodes were found. I have changed my diet to low-fat, organic, no red meat, low dairy and 6 to 10 vegetables a day. What vitamins...
11 1 Tue, 30 Jan 2018
My husband recently underwent surgery for colon cancer and has been experiencing fecal incontinence.He must go on a business trip in a day or so and is concerned about have an accident as he can t tell when he has to go which results in extreme stress and depression. I ve been trying to find a...
8 1 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
Waiting to hear if a friends blood markers are up 1.5 yrs after successfull treatment for stage 3 colon cancer. If so, I guess they look for matastise (sp?). what is likely hood she would have a favorable long-term health outlook if they treat a second colon-cancer related cancer?
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