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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?
7 1 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
I was diagnosed with colon cancer in Oct and underwent a partial colectomy with ileorectal anastomosis Nov 1. Since then I have had constant diahrrea (anywhere from 8 to 15 trips to the bathroom a day). I have followed the low residue diet and have not had any improvements. Any suggestions on how...
25 1 Mon, 22 Jan 2018
A dear friend was told he had colon cancer about a year ago. He was given chemo, etc. but they did no good. After the first of the year they told him here was nothing more they could do for him. He went under Hospice care. At this time he is still alive. I learned about oxygen therapy, and in...
7 1 Fri, 19 Jan 2018
GM Doctor My friend has been diagnosed with Colon cancer. He stays in Trivandrum.He is suggested to get operated at the earliest. Pls. advice which is the best hopital in Chennai/Trivandrum and kindly brief me on the complexities involved before suregery and post surgery.
9 1 Fri, 19 Jan 2018
I have stage 4 colon cancer and recently my left upper outside thigh has deep lines as if looking at a series of veins without color? They overlap each other like railroad tracks and have pain that is weakening and burning at many times. any idea what cause this?
64 1 Thu, 11 Jan 2018
hi my name is Melissa. I had colon cancer at the age of 27 and gardner s syndrome. but lately I have not been able to eat much. with anxiety and depression I lost all my appetite. and many foods don t agree with my stomach I still am producing polyps in my stomach, so I need help. I have FAP
21 1 Thu, 11 Jan 2018
I have just finished my last and 2nd dose of prepopik to prep for a colonoscopy but I have yet to have a bowel movement, only mild cramps, Is that normal? Will I be ready for my colonoscopy tomorrow morning at 11am, it is 1030pm now?? help I m concerned.
7 1 Tue, 9 Jan 2018
My son at the age of 25 was diagnosed with colon rectal cancer , he had a complete removal of all bowel organs, about 8 years later he had a twisted intestine and had surgery to c orrect that problem. Now another 9 years later he is in the hospital with a bowel rests, his cancer was stage 3, I...
2 1 Tue, 9 Jan 2018
I had half of my colon removed back in 09, I had a large number of polyps that were very large. So they removed half of my colon, and the polyps did have cancer. I had the surgery at a V.A. hospital in Tenn. I was never put on cemo or anything . For about the last 6 months I have been feeling...
7 1 Tue, 9 Jan 2018
I have stage 3b colon cancer since May 2011, have had all chemo related treatments, however my hands feel like I have sand on them and extreme numbness, and my gait is very unsteady, and my feet are numb also???How long will this take to pass...I play concert piano and I m having a real difficult...
2 1 Fri, 5 Jan 2018
Hi. I have a long history of colon problems staying ten years ago with colon cancer. After spending the past 4 months in a lot of pain and having many test done I have to have another resection done. But before they do that they are going to do one of the colon Transit test. I am wondering if...
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