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Does this sound like ibs or color cancer?

My side has been bugging me the last couple months, but there's no pain. It just a feeling that can't describe it just feels a little weird. No pain, no discomfort other than the fact the fact the feeling is there. The exact location seems at random times from the middle left abdomen to lower left front or lower left back abdomen at different times.

The discomfort seems to get a lot worse when I'm thinking and worrying about it, and seems to get a lot better when I'm nothing thinking about it. But even when I'm not thinking about it it's still there a bit. Is it because I've been worried about it for a couple weeks and just need to give it more time?

Just trying to figure out if it's a ocd thing that causing it.

Also have that doctor's appointment for the side thing on monday.
Starting to get nervous about it.

  1. Thanks for reaching out. Apologies for the delayed reply. How did your appointment go? Have you ever had a scope or colonscopy? Hope that you were able to address any new, changing or concerning symptoms with your doctor and make a plan to get to the bottom of it. Keep us posted if you'd like. Best, Kelly, Team member

    1. Yep, it went fine. He did a few basic checks and blood work all came back normal. He wasn't worried about colon cancer at all. He just said to come back to see him that feeling kept going on in 3 months. Pretty much after that feeling went away and everything feels normal again now. It turned out just to be a ocd thing.

      1. Glad to hear that you are feeling better. Good for you getting yourself checked out and now you'll have that lab work as a baseline should anything pop up in the future. Wishing you continued relief ahead. Best, Kelly, Team member

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