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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Not specifically: Bowel movement color is not a factor to watch for colon cancer unless you see blood. See a doctor for an examination.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
No: Color of stool is affected by your diet. It does not mean one has colon cancer. However, if you see bright red blood/bleeding in your stool- then you ... Read More
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Dr. Alexander Barkan
General Surgery 25 years experience
Pellet stool: Maybe you are a llama, they have pellet stool ;). But on a serious note color of stool does not mean cancer unless thee is blood in the stool, and e... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Just bile: The greenish color in stool is caused by the bile when it has not been in the gut long enough to go through a change to yellowish or brown triggered b... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 29 years experience
Likely no problem,,: The stool may be due to your diet more than anything else. Although there are exceptions, you're not nearly at the age that this presents and you've ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Hoffman
General Surgery 36 years experience
Relax and remember: Most troubles can easily be investigated early. These symptoms are not likely predictors of a problem. The usual suggestion of trouble is blood mixed... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
So rare: You are more likely to get hit by a bus today than have colon cancer at your age. I'm not sure what symptoms other than "no blood" you refer to, as mo... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Colon cancer: At your age colon cancer not likely. There are other more likely reasons for your symptoms such as irritable bowl or other. See your healthcare work... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Very low: Colorectal cancer does not cause this specific character of stool, and while not impossible, the chances are close to zero you have colorectal cancer... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Varies : Signs and symptoms of colon cancer vary tremendously, certainly would be extremely rare in a 19 year old. Abdominal pain, change in bowel movements, ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
Is it colon cancer?: Colon cancer is diagnosed under a microscope by a pathologist looking at a piece of your colon. That piece is collected during colonoscopy, where the ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Not necessarily: There are many causes of foul smelling stool, e.g., fat malabsorption, c. Difficile infection, certain foods that bring undigested material to colon, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
No: More commonly due to spasm in lower colon. However, sudden change in stool caliber, "pencil thin" stools, cramps, bleeding, nausea, weight loss need ... Read More
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