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Right that got -- get back to you now Darlene writes us in Chicago.
-- says that her father died from colon cancer and she's afraid to have a colonoscopy yourself because -- sure that it's painful and she's wondering.
If colon cancer is genetic -- -- what about colon cancer it's it's so important.
You know practically everything is genetic if you have a family history of colon cancer you should consider yourself vulnerable.
Now let me tell you something about the colonoscopy.
Properly done a colonoscopy.
Is not painful.
There's -- mild anesthetic you get and you I will not even know it.
Now the rest of that question which was not shown here.
Was that the viewer.
Said that she's got some bleeding and could it be due to hemorrhoids.
Yes bleeding from the -- can be due to -- But take my advice don't assume that it is hemorrhoids if you have a family history of colon cancer.
Or if you have any abdominal symptoms.
Bleeding from the -- should be investigated.
Thoroughly even if you have hemorrhoids you may have them right and I have something else higher up.
So if you have leading get a colonoscopy.
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