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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Tuma
Facial Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Infection?: Sounds like possible pelvic infection. You should see your surgeon as soon as possible.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Snyder
Specializes in Surgery
That's not normal: The fever is the worrisome part. It is possible that you have a chronic abdominal infection from the surgery. An abscess may drain through the colon a... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mckinney
Hematology and Oncology 21 years experience
Not always: Colon cancer tends to not have any signs or symptoms when it is early (when it is easiest to treat). That is why screening colonoscopies are so import... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 41 years experience
No: In general, no, cancer itself does not cause pain. But if cancer spreads to other organs, spreads to bones, or causes intestinal blockage or obstructi... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Early detection!: The best thing that improves the chances of curing colon cancer is early detection. So preventive health care and screening are key. All adults should... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
Dr. Marianne DiNapolianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Polyps.: Polyps (adenomas) are small, benign masses that can form within the colon. The life cycle of the mucus membranes of the colon becomes disrupted, eithe... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 37 years experience
MD: Colon cancer would be uncommon at your age but i suggest you talk to your family doctor to see if there is any reason (family history or personal hist... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prashant Sinha
General Surgery 21 years experience
Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes are the way colon cancer cells usually escape the colon. It can grow through the colon into the surroundings. Finally it can move from lym... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Can be: The fastest-growers are the ones that follow genetic pathways associated with the lynch loci. They may not even be preceded by a polyp -- colonoscopy ... Read More
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