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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 30 years experience
Rarely: You are young for colon cancer. This is a possibility but rare. If you are real concerned look up a good general surgeon an exam

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Brewer
Colon and Rectal Surgery 34 years experience
No: We are born with hemorrhoid tissue and there are 3 that each have an internal and external component. They are soft and really should not affect the ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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Not to worry: Stool comes in all shapes and sizes and varies from hard to soft in every one of us from time to time. Get active and go out and meet new people and ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Hard to say: If you have saved it take it into your doctor's office for pathology. Have your doctor examine the area. It may have been a polyp. Arrange to see a GI... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Possible: But not likely. I would be concerned about other masses or a stricture or other anatomical defect producing your symptoms. A general surgeon should ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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You need to be seen: First, be sure you eat lots of fiber and lots of water and try a fiber laxative. If you are having constipation severe enough to cause abdominal bulg... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Causes: Could be many causes: hernia, kidney stone or infection, strain, herniated disk, etc. See physician for evaluation.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
See a doctor : Can't give sound medical advice for something like this without a real history. You should see a doctor.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 47 years experience
Normal finding: I am amazed about how often patients ask me about the veins on their chest or breasts. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue ve... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Multiple causes: How long did you have flat stools? Any other symptoms? Irritable bowel syndrome can cause flat stools for a long time.

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