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does colon cancer cause abdominal pain

A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs eval : This isn't a usual presentation for colon cancer, since it's usually without symptoms, and doesn't happen to 17 year olds very often. There are a lot ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Could be: Hundreds of conditions can cause stomach aches. Colon cancer is one of those conditions which can cause abdominal pain. See your doctor for a thorou ... Read More
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Pain needs an answer: In general, unexplained pain warrants an explanation, ie a diagnosis. Seek help from an internist, GI or surgeon, depending on severity.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Incomplete informati: "stomach aches" is a vague complaint due to many intra-abdominal pathologies and colon cancer would not be high on the list. A physical examination, ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Early colon cancer has no symptoms. Later can develop rectal bleeding, change in bowel function with smaller loose bowel movements, and later even col ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes, but...: So can many other things! in a 24-year-old like you, colon cancer is very unlikely. Inflammatory bowel disease or an infection is more likely. But any ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. DEAN LAURENCE LUTRIN
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Yes: Some cancers are very slow growing and cause symptoms but don't metastasize aggressively
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Potentially: While it would be extremely unusual for a 19 year old to get colon cancer, colon cancer can present with a wide variety of symptoms or even no symptom ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Not likely Cancer: It sounds more like irritable bowel and some anal irritation or as dr brasovan suggested it could be colitis. To be sure follow up with your doctor.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Lum
Dr. Craig Lum answered
24 years experience General Surgery
Right abd pain: It could be nothing and then again it can be something. Hard to believe they didn't completely scope your mother's entire colon. It can be appendici ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
44 years experience General Surgery
Not generally: Colon cancer usually does not cause any symptoms until it obstructs, bleeds or perforates. A contained perforation causes pain, but is not characteriz ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Rectal discomfort: Rectal symptoms are not characteristic of those disorders. Proctitis, which is inflammation of the rectal lining, classically causes rectal symptoms. ... Read More
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