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    Overreaction?
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    An_187394 posted:
    Hello, I need some advice. I have a family history of colorectal cancer (mom, uncle, aunt, cousin). I had a very clean colonoscopy four months ago, but recently during a routine gyn exam my stool test was positive for occult bleeding. Now my primary care wants to do another colonoscopy as well as an endoscopy. Is it possible to have an issue so soon after a clear colonoscopy?
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    cjtigers responded:
    Please go through with the tests that your dr wants to perform. If it is something, it will be caught so early that it might not even be cancerous yet. If it's nothing, then you have peace of mind. Just handle this thing head on. Good luck and keep us posted.
     
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    Amelia_WebMD_Staff responded:
    I agree with ctjigers that you should have the tests done! Maybe it is an overreaction, but if not you will thank yourself either way for being cautious and taking care of your body. Be proud of being responsible! Please let us know how things go and take care.
    Best Wishes! Amelia


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