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Hi! I have a lot going on anymore and just really need some help. The doctors I have seen have just checked my thyroid and always check for bladder infections and I'm not getting any answers. February 2010 I became constipated, horrible bloating and cramping, and started bleeding (no hemmoroids, unless I just can't see them). I went to a general doc and he just took a basic xray and said he didn't notice anything out of the norm. I have alot of lower abdominal pain, especially on my left side of my pelvis. I can hardly eat because it feels like my food just won't go down and I bloat up and find it hard to even take breaths. This has continued for a year and a half now. A month ago my constipation changed to diarrhea and I am now having awful pain under my left ribs. I still bleed everyday whether I use the bathroom or not. I am so miserable and just can't take this anymore. When this began I weighed 127lbs and as of today I am 194lbs. My insurance is horrible and a colonoscopy was going to cost over 3000 and I have to pay 100%, so I am trying to hold out til January for my insurance to switch. Can someone please help me?
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replied August 15th, 2011
Hello,

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Alternate bowel movements,blood in stool is a symptom of Colon issues and can even indicate some serious underlying disorders.You require an urgent Colonscopy and appropriate treatment.
Consider visiting a Physician and undergo the required investigations for correct diagnosis.

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