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Old 08-10-2009, 06:03 PM   #1
LoudWhispers LoudWhispers is offline
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Male 42 w/5 Polyps Removed

Hi all,

I have one first degree relative with colon cancer and several others who have had precancerous polyps removed. A blood test flagged anemia around the same time I noticed some bleeding, leading to a colonoscopy. You folks are the experts, so I figured I'd ask how unusual my numbers are. I know about the genetic disorder and understand that I don't have it. The polyps were adenomas (sp?) and I was told to come back in three years. I kinda got the impression that they don't see polyps in someone my age very often. Both the nurse and the Dr. made it a point to say it was a good thing that I came in early rather than wait until I was 50.

Just curious what people think.

LW

Last edited by LoudWhispers; 08-10-2009 at 06:04 PM.