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I Had a Carcinoid Tumor

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 10 People

    What Exactly Is A Carcinoid Tumor?

    Hello all, 27 year old female here who was just told today that the results of her colonoscopy showed a carcinoid tumor. Now, this information wasn't delivered to me by my doctor personally. He had his front office lady send me an email. All she said was that there was a...
    sapphiresky86 sapphiresky86 26-30, F Apr 12, 2013

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    In August of 2011 I went to the ER

    for stomach pains. Scans were taken and I was told I had appendicitis. An appendectomy was scheduled and everything went as planned, or so I though. While that laparoscopic procedure was done, a tumor was found in my cecum. I was 29 years old. Weeks later, the results came back...
    BeFree619 BeFree619 31-35, F Jul 12

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    Life After I Had A Carinoid Tumor Removed In My Stomach Its So Fustrating !!!!

    hello we are a heavy set male 57 yrs old and  i have been well most of my life since 2003 i had a back problem  legs thigh pain from a pinched nerve and since may of 2010  i been diagnosed with type two diabetes I got the most spider vein looking feet and they hurt to wear...
    thousang01 thousang01 56-60, M Aug 10, 2011

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    Carcinoid Tumors

    I am a 68 yr old female who was diagnosed with carcinoid tumors in 2006.  I was anemic so the doctor sent me to a gastroenteroligist and an oncologistto find out what was causing the anemia.  After an iron infusion that didn't help, the gastroenterologist did an endoscopy and...
    gramjoy4 gramjoy4 66-70 Sep 3, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Well I discovered more tumors on my body again. before today the count was at 28. Today I woke up itchy, cause thats how they start at least with me, and by the afternoon they came...
    johnnystar4u johnnystar4u 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    I was diagnosed in 2002 right after graduating highschool. there had been a knot above my right knee since September 2001. I knew it was something bad. But I was determined to...
    ImJustJen ImJustJen 26-30, F Dec 11

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    I guess I never let this out and it's about time I do. It took me so long to get over it so I hope my experience can also give people a little hope if they find themselves in a...
    waterstamp waterstamp 18-21, F Nov 27

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    Hi Everyone, I hope everyone in previous messages are feeling a little better...I feel for everyone of you xx I had an abortion a week ago ;( I am not coping very well with it...
    sofiamac sofiamac 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    35 years ago I worked temporarily in Ipswich, Australia, not far from the air force base at Amberley. I had a great aunt in Ipswich and I visited her a few times. One evening she...
    Codenwarra Codenwarra 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    I met my child's father, Z at work. He was married and I I was engaged to H. It was a volatile relationship. I befriended Z. He was someone new to talk to. Something besides the...
    lostinmommyview lostinmommyview 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    Well, I’d not say my wife was ok really...She could not be very surprised since I had told her that I'd look for someone else. But for the rest I had kept my relationship secret...
    tazx tazx 46-50, M 5 Responses Dec 7

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    I have been at a university for a few years now and at the beginning I had a friend who I somewhat trusted so much. We confided in each other all the time yet we fought a lot but...
    crimsonreggie crimsonreggie 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    When I first found out I was pregnant, I was scared and in shock. I never even considered an option other than abortion, although I didn't, and still don't, like that I had to do...
    merdi230 merdi230 18-21, F Dec 16

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    Thank you Nils Bohlin (Creator of the Modern Seat Belt), had it not been for you I'd have surely been dead today. It was February and I was 16 I had only been driving on my own...
    Harlequingal93 Harlequingal93 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I had a horrible nightmare involving my child, I still feel adrenaline pumping through me. I just want to get this off my chest before I start my day. I was with a family in their...
    alliemamabear alliemamabear 18-21, F Nov 27

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    4 months later and I am still trying to pick up the pieces from my fall. You had really done a number on me. I today still cant believe what I had done to cause this disaster but I...
    Linley242 Linley242 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    Choosing to have an abortion, was one of the hardest decisions I have ever made in my life. I have always wanted to be a mom, no matter if it happened at the age of 17 or 45. On...
    CJerikaLynn CJerikaLynn 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 28

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    Oh, I think too much. Every time I go out, listen to music or watch TV there is always something there to remind me of you. Life has been so different without you. As bad as it...
    Linley242 Linley242 51-55, F 7 Responses Nov 29

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    Well this one's gona be a bit long and involved so let me try my best to spit it out without too much detail. So as you know from my other stories I'm blind and have been since...
    goatonicon goatonicon 36-40, M Nov 29

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    About twenty years ago I happened upon a car crash where a pickup had run head on into a Freeway Entrance sign post about a foot and a half in diameter that was on a large cement...
    OkCountryBoy OkCountryBoy 66-70, M Nov 30

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    last year my appendix ruptured and I had no idea what was happening. it ruptured on Sunday, the pain was so mad I could not sleep. on Monday moring I went to see the doctor and he...
    Allotope Allotope 16-17, M Nov 30

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    I've been in an extra-marital relationship for more than one year. She is divorced, I’m married with children. It has been very intense and the sex was mind-blowing. I felt ove...
    tazx tazx 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I got a call from an old girlfriend of mine, she lives in Tenn so I dont get to see her much. She was in hysterical on the phone, crying so hard I hardly recognized her voice. She...
    Linley242 Linley242 51-55, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I get inspirational emails from time to time from a website I belong to. I wanted to share this with everyone. Hugs ! Why Women Become Emotionally Devastated By A Relationship...
    timetochange2 timetochange2 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 2

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    This took place in a hotel in Spain, Majorca when I was on holiday during the summer I was in the hotel there were a lot of really hot girls my age and they always seemed to be...
    EpikFacedGamer EpikFacedGamer 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    A few days ago, while I was showering at night, we have a window by our shower, so I was washing soap off of my body, when I look at the window, and a small patch of what looked...
    TeeGeeEye TeeGeeEye 22-25, M Dec 3

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    I went for a surgical abortion and it was equally traumatizing, I think no matter what you do it is.. I was lucky that my insurance covered me otherwise it would have been...
    kandybabieyy kandybabieyy 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 4

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    Spent today looking after my little sister. She can be a brat sometimes and is a right tomboy but I do love her dearly even when I want just to smack her! Well mum and daddy were...
    Susanna96 Susanna96 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 6

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    Wow I just got done with my musical Cinderella(im cinderella and mick is Prince Charming) so we had our cast party at this girl Allison's house. She had a trampoline in her...
    Sabrina854 Sabrina854 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I hate wrecking presents. Maybe it's because of a childhood where we had no money therefore no presents. I don't now. Anyway, many years later, my wife had a stroke and is...
    weirworn weirworn 66-70, M Dec 7

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    Started Friday I had a "black day" Never got out of bed, except to use the bathroom, never ate, or did anything. Didn't cry but slept for over 29 hours. Saturday was a bit better...
    Davidskelly Davidskelly 26-30, F Dec 7

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    Last night I had a dream that I was standing outside of a Walmart, when a very attractive looking women came walking out of the front doors. She got about halfway across the...
    TheMax615 TheMax615 70+, M Dec 7

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    At the beginning of the post, I wrote something about myself and important things. If you can't read all, skip the first part untill: "NEW YEAR- AWAKENING" I'm 20 years old. Am...
    dzordze dzordze 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    I was 30 years old when I started having very heavy painful periods. My DH and I wanted children so I did not go on birth control. When my cycles started effecting my job I had to...
    SaRai14 SaRai14 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Today I had a nightmare that would come true somehow,but it didn't 'cause I remembered it. In the nightmare I argued with my boyfriend 'cause of something that I had seen on...
    95Rainbow 95Rainbow 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    I was very fortunate to have an adoptive mother. My birth mother never married my dad. He got married to someone else when I wasn't even born yet. He had two other kids with a...
    SKDel SKDel 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 11

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    I am 47 years old, and I had all four wisdom teeth removed last week without sedation. The upper two had erupted normally, but the bottom two were impacted with the bottom left...
    emtgardener emtgardener 46-50, M Dec 12

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    I just had my first abortion today. The condom slipped off during sex. I am 30, a single mom of 2 kids already struggling to make ends meet and worth plans to go back to school...
    oopsidunno oopsidunno 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 12

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    Okay, so I have maybe quite a few good friends, but two which I'm very close with. Let's call them Jenna and Olivia. So Jenna and I have been extremely close since preschool, and...
    celiapennington147 celiapennington147 13-15, F 7 Responses Dec 12

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    I've actually had a lot of hot teachers. If camp counselors and stuff like that are included, then I would have at least 500 hot teachers. I've had my 6th grade English teacher...
    demonface demonface 13-15, F Dec 13

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    Last night you came to me in my dreams which rarely happens anymore. I was sitting in my car at a rainy football game and heard a knock on my passenger window. It was you. I...
    nvragain1024 nvragain1024 31-35, F Dec 13

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    I had a termination in Feb this year. My procedure consisted of me taking a pill at hospital on the Monday and going back to hospital on the Wednesday to take the second pill and...
    NotSuchAnInnocentGirl NotSuchAnInnocentGirl 26-30, F Dec 13

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    The Paddling Queue The other week we met another couple through a school engagement. I invited the lady, Marsha, who's a bit younger than me to have coffee with me. During the...
    Tina303 Tina303 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 14

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    I never really had a childhood friend or anyone really. My parents always limited my friendships. I made a few best friends through out the years but now we are complete strangers...
    susflower susflower 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    This story is about a girl called Katrina. Katrina was the new girl at my school when I was 16 years old. I remember seeing her on her first day. She'd just transferred from a very...
    friedaninety friedaninety 22-25, F Dec 15

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    I had a healthy, normal pregnancy until 26 weeks when I experienced some bleeding and contractions. Being a nurse, I did not panic but called doc who assured me that if the...
    KrisH79 KrisH79 36-40, F Dec 15