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differences between symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and ovarian cancer

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Could be, could be: Could be for both or could be also caused by some other common things- such as constipation, malabsoprtion problems etc. However, you will not know u ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sometimes yes: Consult your doctor about your risks of cancer. Only way to know for sure is to get colonoscopy.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
IBS has no lesion: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or spastic colon is characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, and alteration of bowel habits. Inc ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: Except many of the symptoms of IBS could actually be indicative of a colon cancer and many dietary irregularities associated with IBS can themselves i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not really: Except many of the symptoms of IBS could actually be indicative of a colon cancer and many dietary irregularities associated with IBS can themselves i ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Ibs does not lead to colon cancer. However, IBS type symptoms may obscure symptoms of colon cancer. So any change in your symptoms should be discussed ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Ibs is not directly related to colorectal cancer, however, the symptoms of IBS can sometimes delay an evaluation for colorectal cancer.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No. Irritable bowel is mot a risk factor for colon cancer.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Abreu
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: But those symptoms occur with ibs, constipation, diverticulosis and a million other diseases. I would see a md.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
All the ax of ovaria: n plus possible signs of bowel obstruction as the cancer as it wraps itself around the bowel. Also, possibly malabsorption syndromes secondary to the ... Read More
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