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    Old 08-08-2005, 01:51 AM   #1
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    did a google search for narrow stools .....

    I did a google search for narrow stools .....and it is always listed as a symptom of colon cancer.

    Is this exclusive to colon cancer? To have thin narrow stools ? Does anyone else have them ?

    I have them all the time. Can this be caused by UC ?

    I need to know. Who else out there has narrow pencil thin stools?

    Anyone out there having them from Colitis or some other non-cancerous disease?

    I am getting very very Worried

    Mark

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    Old 08-08-2005, 07:48 PM   #2
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    Re: did a google search for narrow stools .....

    Mark,
    UC can cause thin stools too because of the improper contractions of the colon. I'm certain you see a gastro who dx your UC. Next time you see him/her, hopefully within a month or so, mention it to them and ask for another colonoscopy to make sure you don't have other issues going on. I don't know when your last scope was??? But follow up with your gastro.

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    Old 08-08-2005, 09:18 PM   #3
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    Re: did a google search for narrow stools .....

    Any benign growth that obstructs the lower rectum can also cause narrow stool.

    Scope time!

     
    Old 08-09-2005, 11:30 AM   #4
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    Re: did a google search for narrow stools .....

    I had narrow stools, turned out to be severe constipation.. i increased my fiber, excersise, and take a stool softener, everything has turned back to normal...

     
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