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Colon cancer stage 2, pt 65y/o. Had 1 + mass, multiple benign polops. All of the colon was removed. Is chemo recommended? No matastatas noted.
I had precancerous polops in my colon two years ago now I am having black loose stool could it be cancer?
GI bleed: Black loose stool much more concerning for an upper GI bleed. if you had a good quality colonoscopy 2 years ago, colon cancer is fairly unlikely (unless you have known genetic mutations/ aggressive polyps etc) - but you do need to get checked out for upper GI tract bleeding ASAP. make an appt with your PCP/GI today/tomorrow and get your CBC checked. lay off of ASA and NSAIDS. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You can ask it on: Healthap. Please submit a clear & specific question about colons. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more
Your body: The concept 'cleanse' or 'detox' uses the idea that your body is full of toxins when in fact your organs are responsible for eliminating extraneous substances. Your body cleanses itself, in a sense. A product claiming to do what your organs already do may do nothing or it may in fact be harmful. ...Read more
Crazy: Dr nguyen and heller are quite correct. The state of texas prosecuted practitioners of colonic cleansing because the procedure was ineffective and dangerous. This is outlawed in texas now. Patients were killed by perforation of the colon by inexperienced practitioners. This is a practice without scientific basis, in a word - quackery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gi doctors are : Specialized internal medicine doctors who can diagnose and treat both upper and lower GI pathology. Colon and rectal surgeons are surgeons who limit their diagnosis and treatment, including surgery, to the lower GI tract. Gi doctors do not perform surgery. There is some overlap but there are definite differences as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Excess Colon Water: This question leads to a question. How do you define excess colonic cleanses. This common practice has no medical benefits. But, too frequent can cause both trauma to the colon and water poisoning, which can be deadly if used too frequently. As a physician i would advise you not to do this practice unless you are advised to do so by a real physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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