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by cynnycal
Wed Apr 12, 2006 11:15 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Bloody nose?
Replies: 7
Views: 3395

Bloody nose?

Is a side effect of chemo having blood when you blow your nose? It's not like, full on running bloody nose, but i notice whenever i blow my nose there's little bits of red in there. sometimes more than others.
and my nose is drier than usual it seems.
just curious
by cynnycal
Tue Apr 11, 2006 10:40 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: If having cancer wasn't bad enough
Replies: 5
Views: 2863

oh i'm just going to die. this is pain i don't wish on my worst enemy. went to my doc again and he said it seems to have gotten bigger (ooooh, lucky me) a fissure is basically a tear or cut right there by the anus. so essentially every time you have a bowel movement you're aggravating the hell out o...
by cynnycal
Sat Apr 08, 2006 1:45 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: If having cancer wasn't bad enough
Replies: 5
Views: 2863

If having cancer wasn't bad enough

i have so much pain in my butt...literally, i went to my GI doc and he says i have a fissure. bowel movements? no fun at all.... it was almost excruciating one day. to the point of tears. my doc gave me some cream (anamantle) thats supposed to numb, and some nitroglycerin mixture to heal. but god it...
by cynnycal
Sat Apr 08, 2006 1:38 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: chemo and colon cancer
Replies: 7
Views: 2622

patty. what chemo treatment did you have? i have stage 3, and just had my second round of chemo. they say it's not common to lose your hair with this, but i am still concerned. (and to the original poster, i'm only 25. whats worse...i look like i'm 18. all the nurses and aids keep saying "you're jus...
by cynnycal
Fri Apr 07, 2006 2:11 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ileostomy vs j-pouch
Replies: 15
Views: 7602

ileostomy vs j-pouch

Hi all, new to the board. new to cancer. my story is, i'm 25 years old, and three weeks ago dx'd with Familial Polyposis (FAP) which basically is inherited colon cancer. my dad died of it when he was 36. the familial polyposis alone would mean i'd have to have my colon out. it's pretty much garbage....

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