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Message 1327746 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 0:53:53 UTC
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I'm having a medical problem and it might be serious, I've noticed off and on blood either on the floor in the bathroom or today in the toilet or once in My stools, I know what I need to do, I called the Docs office, they said to visit the local emergency room in Barstow CA. To have My colon looked at, I've made enough calls as I've found that no one in the High Desert does a Virtual Colonoscopy using Multiple CT scan images, so I may have to call Loma Linda on Wednesday, the normal way to look inside requires a laxative, as does the CT scan, both are messy, looks like its Barstow or nothing, as I only have $6.14 in the checking and laxatives aren't covered by Medi-Cal(Medicaid in the other 49 states) and about 1/4 tank of gas in the car. Yes I'm hoping it won't be cancer, as no one in My family has had this, other stuff, but not cancer.


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Message 1327757 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 1:47:45 UTC
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See the doctor about the very low possibility for checks on bowel or colon cancer. That would explain the rectal bleeding.

I had the same over 5 years ago, and my brother had the same (family history). They found colon cancer and surgically removed 17" of the colon. In my case there was lots of benign polyps that were removed.

They keep checking me every three years.


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Message 1327765 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 2:08:47 UTC - in response to Message 1327757.
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See the doctor about the very low possibility for checks on bowel or colon cancer. That would explain the rectal bleeding.

I had the same over 5 years ago, and my brother had the same (family history). They found colon cancer and surgically removed 17" of the colon. In my case there was lots of benign polyps that were removed.

They keep checking me every three years.

I've no family history of colon, bowel or even rectal cancer, My Brother was checked a lot, nothing was ever found down there, He just had lung cancer which they missed and which ended up killing Him. Once I do some tidying up in the shower in the morning, when it's warmer than now, I'll be going to the emergency room in Barstow CA, as that was what I was told to do and that's all that I can do for now.

It could also be cause I'm very heavy, I've had problems when cleaning up as the skin seems to very delicate down there.

So He had a resection, at least I think that's what that is called, hopefully He's ok today.

I'll talk more later.

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Message 1327766 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 2:46:48 UTC

Don't mess around with this....see a doctor-get it checked--soon!




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Message 1327770 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 2:54:13 UTC

I'm feeling a bit painful down around the abdomen and My tush, I'm trying to take it easy as I chew on some ant acid tablets.

Oh the RN(Registered Nurse) on the phone that I called, asked if I felt lite headed, I said no, but that hasn't happened in over three weeks.

I'm definitely going to the emergency room in the morning. Right now I don't feel up to driving 12.5 miles down the freeway and I'm washing My under clothes.


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Message 1327771 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 2:55:16 UTC - in response to Message 1327766.

Don't mess around with this....see a doctor-get it checked--soon!

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Message 1327773 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 3:20:29 UTC

I had similar symptoms a few years ago and it was a bleeding hemorrhoid.




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Message 1327777 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 3:41:48 UTC - in response to Message 1327773.
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I had similar symptoms a few years ago and it was a bleeding hemorrhoid.

Yeah My Mother had those, don't know if it was bleeding or not, but then I never asked.

In any case My gut is feeling strange, not painful and I'm a bit weak, I've never felt this way either.

I looked up hemorrhoid, I don't want to know anymore on that.

I did take 4 nsaid pain pills and I had a bit of fiber in a sandwich, yum.
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Message 1327779 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 3:54:51 UTC - in response to Message 1327777.


I did take 4 nsaid pain pills


Which one? Many of those are contra indicated if you are bleeding, and many of them are also contra indicated if you are having intestinal problems.


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Message 1327781 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 3:55:51 UTC

Hemorrhoids don't cause weakness. Please consider going now--concerned waiting might be really bad.




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Message 1327785 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 3:57:47 UTC - in response to Message 1327781.

Hemorrhoids don't cause weakness. Please consider going now--concerned waiting might be really bad.

Enough bleeding of any type will cause weakness. However, enough bleeding to cause weakness is a really good reason for getting to the ER NOW


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Message 1327786 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 3:59:18 UTC

Vic, my friend. Check your Inbox please.

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Message 1327789 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 4:01:34 UTC - in response to Message 1327779.


I did take 4 nsaid pain pills


Which one? Many of those are contra indicated if you are bleeding, and many of them are also contra indicated if you are having intestinal problems.

Now ya tell Me, it was Tylenol.
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Message 1327791 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 4:02:17 UTC - in response to Message 1327786.

Vic, my friend. Check your Inbox please.

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Message 1327793 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 4:06:40 UTC - in response to Message 1327789.


I did take 4 nsaid pain pills


Which one? Many of those are contra indicated if you are bleeding, and many of them are also contra indicated if you are having intestinal problems.

Now ya tell Me, it was Tylenol.

OK. That one is a problem for the liver if taken in too large doses. Make certain that the ER knows about it when you get there.

BTW, why are you still on the computer and not going to the ER?


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Message 1327794 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 4:18:29 UTC

Vic--go to the ER NOW.




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Message 1327798 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 4:31:22 UTC
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I'm not bleeding or going to the bathroom, I had a pb&j type sandwich and I'm not feeling weak right now. I just feel like It may be My dinner, I had 4 fish sticks and ore-ida fries, all baked for dinner, I usually do feel stuffed.

In the mean time I found this. It's 38f outside right now and I don't feel up to going anywhere, except to take a nap.

http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/2012/01/darth-vader-burger-would-you-like-some-jar-jar-binks-fries-with-that.html


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Message 1327812 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 5:19:16 UTC

If you have been bleeding all over the place, you might be anemic - which makes you tired and sleepy.




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Message 1327816 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 5:54:50 UTC

Vic, get to the Doc and good luck,
hope you feel better soon.


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Message 1327823 - Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 6:17:58 UTC - in response to Message 1327812.

If you have been bleeding all over the place, you might be anemic - which makes you tired and sleepy.

No I haven't been bleeding, not that I can tell, I decided to sit in the swivel recliner and watch "The Empire Strikes Back" on DVD, now I do feel better, especially around My abdomen.
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