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Forum Name: Colon and Rectal Cancers

Question: Feel like I need to go

 les_l0n - Tue Sep 11, 2007 2:05 am

1. Age 19
2. Sex M
3. Past diagnoses Ulcer
4. Past surgeries None
5. Family history Grandma Uterus Cancer
6. Current Medications Losec

I am experiencing fatigue, fresh blood in stools ( when i can ) nausea relieved by eating, constipation and light headness. i only had one bowel movment today in the morning and it was very small ( but not thin ) like just 2 balls. they had fresh blood on it. all day i feel like i really have to go, but when i go sit on the toilet, i just pass gas. i went to the doc and he said he will x ray my small bowel but thats in oct 4th. i have no family history of colon cancer. i am overweight but not obese. i am very anxious and i really need to know what i am getting into... someone please reply thanks
 les_l0n - Tue Sep 11, 2007 11:06 am

i used a laxative today and it worked, does that mean i don't have it?

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