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by mamaof31991
Sun Apr 11, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 30 and scared
Replies: 20
Views: 3010

Re: 30 and scared

.... He said the only way to know for sure would be a colonscopy but at the moment all the beds were full due to covid... So, have you managed by now to get an appointment to have a colonoscopy? What are the doctor's plans for you? Yes. I have a colonscopy scheduled for the 29th. very anxious about...
by mamaof31991
Sun Apr 11, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 30 and scared
Replies: 20
Views: 3010

Re: 30 and scared

I’m not sure how accurate these test are, but if your worried about blood I’m your stool, you could always pick up a test kit from your local drug store, CVS, Walgreens, etc. It’s usually something that you put in the toilet after a bowel movement and will chance color if there is blood present. Wh...
by mamaof31991
Sun Apr 11, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 30 and scared
Replies: 20
Views: 3010

Re: 30 and scared

Thank you all for your words and advice. I've gone back to this post many times for reassurance and to calm my fears a bit. I had mt first GI appt. and he didn't do so much as examine me and barely glanced at my photos. He said the only way to know for sure would be a colonscopy but at the moment a...
by mamaof31991
Sun Apr 11, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 30 and scared
Replies: 20
Views: 3010

Re: 30 and scared

Have you had any update on your diagnosis? I get it. The anxiety alone can be very difficult. I have been there. Do not get discouraged. There are so many advancements in cancer treatment these days if it is even cancer. That said; In my personal experience, the blood was in the stool itself. It wa...
by mamaof31991
Sun Feb 14, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 30 and scared
Replies: 20
Views: 3010

Re: 30 and scared

Thank you all for your words and advice. I've gone back to this post many times for reassurance and to calm my fears a bit. I had mt first GI appt. and he didn't do so much as examine me and barely glanced at my photos. He said the only way to know for sure would be a colonscopy but at the moment al...
by mamaof31991
Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 30 and scared
Replies: 20
Views: 3010

30 and scared

I'm a 30 year old female. I first started to feel symptoms last year, which I stupidly chalked up to IBS. There was no blood in my stool at the time, so I wasn't worried. Just a feeling of pressure in my butt, and a feeling of incomplete evacuation occasionally. Like still feeling a need to push, ev...

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