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I just have a few medical issues and wondered how much this

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JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: Hello. I just have a few medical issues and wondered how much this cost to have a review? I have had issues with eating which I believe to be GERD, but now have dark spots appear on my skins like moles
JA: How long have you had GERD? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: I have had GERD for about a year. I used medication by the doctor, but had other issues such as dizzy spells. I have now stopped caffeine and they have gone away but am worried about bowel cancer
JA: Got it. Have you used anything else for this?
Customer: I have used off the self stuff but it hurt more than helped. I forgot the name of the medicine I used but it was in a capsule. Little tiny white balls that I took with apple juice
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I have an allergy to penicillin, and there is a history of cancer in my family. My older sister has just been diagnosed with cancer which is why I am worried again
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 13 days ago.

Hello! My name is***** to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply momentarily.

Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 13 days ago.

Have you got any weight loss ?

Any blood in stool ?

Any family history of bowel cancer ?

Regards

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Thank you. In addition to the GERD, I have dark spots appear on my penis. These werent there yesterday and have appeared today.
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 13 days ago.

Have you got any weight loss ?

Any blood in stool ?

Any family history of bowel cancer ?

Regards

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
I have had weight loss....but thats due to my eating. My weight goes up and down.
No blood in stool.
Yes my sister has just been diagnosed with bowel cancer
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Hello?
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 13 days ago.

Please share a photo of the spots in penis

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Sorry, I am at work at the moment so thats a little difficult. One is small, maybe 3mm and dark. The other is larger, about 5mm and lighter in colour
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 13 days ago.

Okay no problem

The symptoms you have mentioned are not specific for the bowel cancer

You can just have a stool test for calprotectin, ESR, CRP and a CBC

In case of any abnormality in these tests then you may need to see a gastroenterologist

My goal is to provide you with excellent service – if you feel you have received anything less, please reply back as I am happy to address follow-up questions. I will be glad to help you always.

Regards

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Thank you. And with regards ***** ***** spots? Should I have these checked?
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 13 days ago.

Yes you should as after reviewing a diagnosis can be made

My goal is to provide you with excellent service – if you feel you have received anything less, please reply back as I am happy to address follow-up questions. Kindly rate me when you are done. I will be glad to help you always.

Regards

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Ok thank you
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 13 days ago.

You are welcome