I Have Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

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    Colonoscopy Every Year?

    I need to have one every year for the rest of my life. Colon cancer runs rampid on my dad's side of the family. I actually have AFAP (attenuated) because no one knows how I got it since the gene that's responsible isn't present through genetic testing.
    MB1970 MB1970
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 22, 2013

    I found out had i have fap on 12/4/13 during a

    colon scope. I didnt have cancer but i was loaded with polups,so on 12/12/13 i had a proctocolectomy and permanent ileostomy in omaha,ne. I never herd of fap before,my mother died form colon cancer at 35 and her mother at 53. I wasnt having any health problems but thought it...
    pear77 pear77
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Feb 17, 2014
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