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Old 11-27-2012, 08:41 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Syaoransbear: blood in stool needs to be checked out asap. Some problems are benign and don't require too much concern, but blood in stool can be indicative of several major disease states. So if I were you, I'd go get checked out and figure out what the problem is. Is it dark red, almost brown like coffee grounds? Or is it bright red and streaky, like after you wipe for example.
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Old 11-27-2012, 12:11 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Powell, hope that your results are great, and I will keep you in my prayers.
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:20 PM   #23 (permalink)
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fuzzybunny - it is usually age 40 for high risk, but at what age did your mom and uncles get it? That could make it even earlier.
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Old 11-28-2012, 01:09 PM   #24 (permalink)
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They found and removed one polyp. There is diverticulosis. I helped a lot by fasting an additional 36 hours before the 24 hour fast. I as directed drank chicken broth. The Golightly wasn't too bad with the lemon lime flavor, but the extra fast cleared things up faster. I slept 30 minutes after the procedure, and after we left my sister took me to eat, then to the radio station to get my check, to the bank for the deposit, then home. I then climbed into bed and slept 3 hours. The blood in the stool was found by a test and it was so slight it almost was missed. But I was having this done anyway. Anytime there is a polyp they want a re test in 5 years.
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Old 11-28-2012, 01:22 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Glad it was all minor. Wow they are moving out the retests. It used to be 3 years for a polyp. I think anyone gets older you get a little divericulosis. I have it too but it is not a problem for me.

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