msidgy wrote:Hi, I had a colonoscopy and the Dr said he couldnt get through. They also tried a Barium Enema and that wouldnt go through very far either. He wants to do surgery and says I have a 50% chance of it being cancer, the other 50% diverticulitis or both.
Mass on the right lower pelvis, blood from vagina (up high) have had all female parts removed previously, plump right adrenal gland, thickening of right bladder wall,
He got a ways with the colonoscopy and said what he saw looked like diverticulitis but he says he cannot of course see what is on the outside of the colon until surgery.
I have also had thin stools ie change in bowel habits.
I can accept the fact this MAY be cancer .......just curious if anyone else had a failed colonoscopy and failed barium enema or any similar symptoms like I have had? I am 61 years old.
thanks in advance for sharing your story!
questioning wrote:Yes, I had a colonoscoy last week and they had to stop as said there is a blockage. Tomorrow I go for my Barium Enema and we see what happens.
I'm staying positive as I feel fine. Back in October I had a parital bowel obstruction this is my 4th, last one was about 9 yrs ago, I'm now 46.
The reason suggested I do a colonoscopy was to see why happening, my Mom did have colon cancer at 73. I must say if it is anything more than
a blockage I'll be in shock.
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