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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
CA 2 y postcolonsocp: Possible if they missed one before or if you have strong family Hx of colon cancer. Need more details.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evluation: You should see gastroenterology to be evaluated and have colonoscopy to find the cause so be treated.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Anxiety?: If you have an anxiety about colon cancer see your doctor. Do you have a family history? Thin stools could be thin for other reasons. Do you have othe ... Read More
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Cancer worry: There are many conditions that can cause thin stools that are not cancer. You need to call your doctor for a check up to find out the diagnosis of yo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: What you described does not seem to be a cause for concern. you may wish to get your stool tested for occult blood. Your doctor can order a FIT test f ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Likely no problem,,: The stool may be due to your diet more than anything else. Although there are exceptions, you're not nearly at the age that this presents and you've ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See doctor: At your age probably not but any change in bowel caliber warrants consideration of a colonoscopy. You should really discuss in more detail with your d ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Rectal bleeding is one of the signs of colon cancer, especially if it is in the lower part of the colon. The bleeding is caused by ulceration of the t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Grossly normal: Most patients with colon cancer have normal appearing stools. There may be some blood occasionally mixed or covering the stool, but usually this is m ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes!: Most colon Cancers may not show up in or effect your stool till it is late and quite advanced(enough to narrow or block the lumen of the colon. If the ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
No!: But it's not a good idea! when your body sends you the signal that is time to move her bowels, you should listen. It's really pretty smart. Obvious ... Read More
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