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    Do I have colon cancer?
    An_266631 posted:
    I turned 18 back in September, and recently I've been having some troubling issues, specifically down there. Back in August, right before school started, I had explosive watery diarrhea for a day, and then it stopped. About a week later, I had a serious rectal bleeding. I tried ignoring it, and soon it went away...until it came back a week later. Every couple of weeks, I experienced rectal bleedings. I would always hop in the shower right after each bowel movement, and notice the water is pink/bright red. About a month ago, I discovered three small holes on my buttcrack that would constantly drain puss. After doing research, I learned they were most likely cysts. However, I noticed that after these rectal bleedings, the holes would bleed as well, making me wonder if they were the cause of the bleedings. But I'm still hesitate, because of the diarrhea and blood on my stool. After doing research, and constantly seeing colon cancer pop up, I've been extremely nervous, to the point that I want to vomit. I'm so shakened up to the point that I'm too afraid to see a doctor. I haven't had any other symptoms, and colon cancer doesn't run in my family (I don't think). I do have itcheness from time to time due to the puss from my cysts, but never any pains. Anybody know what it might be?
    georgiagail responded:
    Go see a physician. This isn't cancer.


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