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does a + fecal occult test always mean cancer? I am 29

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Old 01-09-2003, 04:56 PM   #1
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Post does a + fecal occult test always mean cancer? I am 29

diag w/ ibs 3 yrs ago been having a problem w/ constipation that has gotten better since starting the fiber..I do have hemmroids the docotr did a rectal exam and the stool test and she said there was a little blood..I haven't noticed the hemmroids bleeding but my rectum has been killing me...going to get a colonoscopy on 01/22 wondering what to family history of cancer

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Old 01-09-2003, 05:16 PM   #2
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I would expect roids --- they bleed and are painful. The prep is by far the worse part.

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