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by Pemba
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anyone diagnosed in their 20's?
Replies: 16
Views: 3661

Re: Anyone diagnosed in their 20's?

Hope the colonoscopy will be clear and the prep is going well, it’s always a wonderful experience :roll: it must be so difficult not to have anyone your own age understanding what your going through. I had a polyp removed four months ago, I’m 25 going on 26 in dec, had my doctor almost eye roll me w...
by Pemba
Wed Nov 08, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Question about colonoscopy
Replies: 3
Views: 768

Re: Question about colonoscopy

Thank guys!

I will continue with my lotion, and try the calm the f*** down :roll: I know you all have important battles so I’m really grateful for the answer.
by Pemba
Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Question about colonoscopy
Replies: 3
Views: 768

Question about colonoscopy

Hi everyone I have a quick question, over the past four months I had multiple finger exams and two scopy ‘s to remove a benign polyp and have a cheek up. My question is if the colonoscopy and finger examination would notice if there was problems in the really low rectal/anal area ? Because from some...
by Pemba
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Dull back pain 6 weeks after rectal surgery
Replies: 9
Views: 2105

Re: Dull back pain 6 weeks after rectal surgery

The only person with bone Mets I know, also had two large tumours between her organs and multiple lymph nodes. But she had leukaemia not colon cancer. But I guess that in most cases bone mets are the absolute last place the Mets spread to. I’m sure you’re fine since there is no lymph nodes involved....
by Pemba
Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Just told I have a mass in rectum
Replies: 46
Views: 15957

Re: Just told I have a mass in rectum

Congratulations on catching it early, hope you can celebrate that and focus on the positive, even though the situation sucks !
by Pemba
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anatomy of the female body
Replies: 4
Views: 1207

Re: Anatomy of the female body

I have one question and then I will do a “checklist” I have had many lady problems, been to doctors and dermatologist over the time, apparently I just have a very sensitive and fragile vagina. Is it documented uti’s that you need medical attention for or something you can nib in the butt? You may al...
by Pemba
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: NEW-Need some positivity here.
Replies: 579
Views: 144373

Re: NEW-Need some positivity here.

If You fell the more spiritual things help you I can recommend yoga (if you have the energy) if you have a laptop or a iPad you can do a free online classes called yoga with Adrienne on YouTube. Some of the videos are 10 minutes other 30. She has some great anxiety yoga classes. I can also recommend...
by Pemba
Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Have had symptoms for years and I put it off. Am I screwed?
Replies: 3
Views: 1050

Re: Have had symptoms for years and I put it off. Am I screwed?

My hunch would be that your symptoms are related to gall bladder or liver and bile duct problems as a first area of inquiry by a gastroenterologist. Karen I think your right, it’s of cause the gall bladder and not pancreas, that was a brain fart on my behalf! They might live next to each other, but...
by Pemba
Sun Oct 29, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Have had symptoms for years and I put it off. Am I screwed?
Replies: 3
Views: 1050

Re: Have had symptoms for years and I put it off. Am I screwed?

It’s really don’t match symptoms to colon cancer, yellow stools are fine actually, but don’t know about it being oily, sound like something not quite right in the digestion department, I know problems with the pancreas can give fatty stools that can be hard to floss out. And also now that you mentio...
by Pemba
Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Dull back pain 6 weeks after rectal surgery
Replies: 9
Views: 2105

Re: Dull back pain 6 weeks after rectal surgery

My mom had surgery two years ago to remove her uterus due to a benign muscle “tumour” they made a classic small cesarean cut. After the operation she had some days in bed and when she began to move around it was still less active than “normal” she got a back pain due to her more unusual activity and...
by Pemba
Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here...At a Crossroad
Replies: 24
Views: 3685

Re: New here...At a Crossroad

I’m so sorry to hear about your current situation. I think I depends on life quality, how affected are you by the chemotherapy? Dose it knock you out completely or can you live a “normal” life. If the chemo don’t ruin your life quality I would keep on going, what can it hurt really, the medical worl...
by Pemba
Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: New here - Nervous and worried.
Replies: 13
Views: 2640

Re: New here - Nervous and worried.

It’s a good thing your going to check it out, it may be a polyp and it may be nothing, hopefully the doctors made so many tests so you can be fairly sure if there is any cancer at all it’s properly one of the lowest stages. My non cancerous polyp was very irritated and gave clear symptoms like highl...
by Pemba
Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Colonoscopy, polyps and going forward
Replies: 7
Views: 1110

Re: Colonoscopy, polyps and going forward

I was very lucky my polyp was located so I had some early symptoms, even though it was “only” 1,5 cm, I understand the thing about being afraid forever, I hope I can learn to let I go and trust everything will be fine if I just get my checks. Traditional our food culture is alike, potatoes and meat ...
by Pemba
Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Colonoscopy, polyps and going forward
Replies: 7
Views: 1110

Re: Colonoscopy, polyps and going forward

melanoma Is “skin” cancer right ? That was very lucky they found it, sounds like you been super lucky even though unlucky to catch cancer in the first place. In Scandinavian where I’m from, they actually have the highest rate of colon cancer in the world, I think Norway takes first place. Property b...
by Pemba
Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Colonoscopy, polyps and going forward
Replies: 7
Views: 1110

Re: Colonoscopy, polyps and going forward

We don’t really have any cancers on my mothers sdie, think my grandpa’s brother had early prostate cancer and my grandma’s sister survived cervix cancer and died 20 yers later of bladder cancer due to alcoholism. My dads side is more unknown, but my mom can’t remember any talk of cancer. So I don’t ...

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