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    Quote Originally Posted by Voyagersixone View Post
    Actually - I had my first one at 30 because I was having digestive issues. They actually found “spirochetes” — little nuisance bacteria that I must have picked up when worked in Croatia. The GI team that found them though was super dramatic - made me go to an infectious disease doc because they also show up if you have a compromised immune system (which I didn’t, just having worked in a less developed country).

    bottom line is - super important to be checked for colon cancer, but there’s other things they look for too.

    and lesson I learned - HAVE BABY WIPES ON HAND. Felt like I was shitting glass by the time I was done with the prep.
    Good info! Anther reason to get it done, who knows what they could find.
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    Had a colonoscopy last year at 49. Have colon cancer in my immediate family, so I am not ****ing around with it. They found some precancerous stuff and removed. Get checked!!! All joking aside.
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