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colon cancer of the sigmoid

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
18 years experience Family Medicine
Typically: It depends on type of polyp found/ removed and why scoped. Consider full colonoscopy if there was one, there could be more. Typically a colonoscopy ... Read More
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Repeat: Colonoscopy every 5-10 years.

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: It is highly unlikely that you have colon cancer. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Reactive lymph nodes: are benign lymph nodes that are responding to inflammation or other insults
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
No, not common: Bowel obstruction can occur due to post op adhesions(uncommon) or tumor left behind(this will happen if the cancer was advanced/late stage. Your docto ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Tan
31 years experience Medical Oncology
Referred pain: Pain in one spot that has its source from another spot is what we call referred pain. Yes this is possible.
A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kimberly Stone
12 years experience General Surgery
Not enough info: Colon cancer can present with or without symptoms. Common symptoms include change in stool caliber/consistency, rectal bleeding or blood with bm, abd ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Colonoscopy: The best way to detect and definatively diagnosis colon cancer is with a colonoscopy.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: Would be very rare and unusual.

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