A 21-year-old male asked:
Disclaimer

im 22 and have dark brown stools.had blood and fecus test and colonoscopy 2 months back evrything is normal.scared of having stomach cancer.

3 doctor answers
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
It sounds like you: have had an adequate work up. Make arrangements for psychological counseling to help you deal with your anxiety.
Answered on Nov 29, 2017
1
1 comment
Dr. David Fertel
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
stomach ca in a 22yr old would be quite abnormal but if you are concerned an egd or upper gi would be a better test
Nov 29, 2017
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Cancer Phobia: Having been seen by your doc, consider seeing a clinical psychologist.to deal w/fear of cancer. Continue to be monitored by your doc. Consider seeing a nutritionist as well. Peace and good health.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Don’t be scared: Go back and see the physician who performed your colonoscopy. He may want to do a Upper endoscopy checking your stomach and a small bowel capsule endoscopy to check the small bowel for lesions
Answered on Dec 25, 2017

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
20 years experience Nuclear Medicine
I would agree: Given your age and negative workup, yes you can relax about cancer. Always check with your doctor regularly for physical exams.Good luck!
1
1 thank
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Sounds Good: But you need to discuss your concerns with your doctor/s.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Tisdale
34 years experience Medical Oncology
I'd relax for now: Your pain and stool fat changes sound like gall bladder disease, though proven not present. Was the gerd region biopsied? If so and negative, your co ... Read More
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month