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Jjsummerlin

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I just wanted to write on here and share some positivity with you guys!! Soooo for the last 3 weeks I have been convinced that I have colon cancer, because I had constipation alternating between diarrhea. My stools were also pretty thin and I had stomach pains. Also I would have bowel movement like 3 times day which isn’t normal for me. So of course I was convinced it was something fatal! I went to my G.I doctor which didn’t seem too concerned but knows I have severe anxiety so ordered a colonoscopy just to give me some peace of mind. Well I did the colonoscopy it came back that I did have a tiny polyp which my doctor said was nothing to even worry about. He says I don’t even know if I would call it a polyp and I almost didn’t even remove it because I knew you would worry. He said I’m 100 percent sure you’re fine. Well of course I didn’t believe him and spent the next week waiting on the biopsy results on the verge of a constant panic attack. Well he called this morning and...... everything was fine! All I’m saying is trust your doctors. These people went to school for a long time and they seriously know what they’re doing. I know it’s hard and you’re anxiety gets the best of you but the truth is we are not doctors and we only cause ourselves more problems worrying the way we do. I mean now that I think about it my strange bowel movements were probably caused by my anxiety! Just wanted to share a little positivity, and hopefully help some of you guys with your HA fears!
 

Henrie

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Great news I worry all the time about my bowels I know it my health anxiety but you can’t help
 

Trikay12113

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I do the same thing and worry about my bowl movements. I haven’t had any testing done but multiple doctors have told me it’s IBS caused by the anxiety.
 

Henrie

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They have said that to me it just what all going on the now in the world but it feels something is wrong I know there is nothing wrong am 65 and still working and if it was I wouldn’t be able to do my job
 

Asgmiami1

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I just wanted to write on here and share some positivity with you guys!! Soooo for the last 3 weeks I have been convinced that I have colon cancer, because I had constipation alternating between diarrhea. My stools were also pretty thin and I had stomach pains. Also I would have bowel movement like 3 times day which isn’t normal for me. So of course I was convinced it was something fatal! I went to my G.I doctor which didn’t seem too concerned but knows I have severe anxiety so ordered a colonoscopy just to give me some peace of mind. Well I did the colonoscopy it came back that I did have a tiny polyp which my doctor said was nothing to even worry about. He says I don’t even know if I would call it a polyp and I almost didn’t even remove it because I knew you would worry. He said I’m 100 percent sure you’re fine. Well of course I didn’t believe him and spent the next week waiting on the biopsy results on the verge of a constant panic attack. Well he called this morning and...... everything was fine! All I’m saying is trust your doctors. These people went to school for a long time and they seriously know what they’re doing. I know it’s hard and you’re anxiety gets the best of you but the truth is we are not doctors and we only cause ourselves more problems worrying the way we do. I mean now that I think about it my strange bowel movements were probably caused by my anxiety! Just wanted to share a little positivity, and hopefully help some of you guys with your HA fears!
I just had a colposcopy done this Tuesday for alot of the same reasons. Everything came back fine. Doc said I didnt even have a polyp. That was refreshing.
Now, I just gotta get past this HA thing and recover from the physical impact its had on me.
 

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Great news!! I kept going to the doctor for a "lump" in my throat which immediately thought was a tumor (it was an inflamed gland from an ignored sinus infection or something)...... 2 different doctors told me I'm fine and I still sometimes sit here at home thinking... "what if they're wrong"... your words are encouraging and we all need to hear them. Trust the docs. They are the pros. Thank you!
 

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That’s great news and you are so right we really need to trust our doctors more than we do because more often they’re right all the time and is rare when they’re wrong. plus it’s their expertise in that field and they’ve been doing it x amount of years. i finally listened to my newest dr and i’ve never looked back i know he is taking care of me esp with how much i pay to see him! lol but that’s great news glad you’re all right


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Jjsummerlin

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Great news!! I kept going to the doctor for a "lump" in my throat which immediately thought was a tumor (it was an inflamed gland from an ignored sinus infection or something)...... 2 different doctors told me I'm fine and I still sometimes sit here at home thinking... "what if they're wrong"... your words are encouraging and we all need to hear them. Trust the docs. They are the pros. Thank you!
That’s one of my biggest downfalls is thinking what if they’re wrong. But I know it’s just my anxiety talking. I think recognizing your anxiety is the first step to overcoming it!
 

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This is great! I had an appointment with my gastroenterologist for the same reasons which has now been pushed back because of everything going on. this has given me hope that it’s all just my anxiety.
 

Jjsummerlin

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This is great! I had an appointment with my gastroenterologist for the same reasons which has now been pushed back because of everything going on. this has given me hope that it’s all just my anxiety.
I’m so glad I was able to give you some hope!! That was my goal in sharing this! Let me know how it goes!
 
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