Went to doctors and organising to get checked up for bowel cancer... Feeling a bit uneasy

Wasn't expecting this and hoping it's not cancer

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This runs in my family. I am thinking of you & rooting for you. Remember: odds are that it isn’t. On the off-chance that it is, we’re here for you and the treatments are better than ever. In the meantime, between now and your appointment, be good to yourself and do fun things!

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Thanks, going arrange the screening as soon as possible.

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I just had a similar situation at my eye exam. Thinking of you!! The overwhelming panic can be hard, but don't worry until you have to.

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Love to you. We’re here for you if you need us

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Had an initial screening where things are ok... advised to take fibre supplements.

However I'll be organising a colonoscopy for absolute confirmation.

Thanks for being here

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Any update on this OP? Hope you're doing well.

My dad died of colon cancer at 53, had my first colonoscopy at 21 and had tons of polyp's already. I was on the same track as my Dad. I've had one every few years to stay on track but didn't notice a big change till I switched to a mostly plant diet. Processed meats highly increase chances of colon cancer. I'm 38 now and my Last colonoscopy I had just 1 polyp!! Next one in 5 years now 😊. The process sucks, but cancer sucks worse. If it doesn't run in the family you should be fine!

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