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Is belching and floating stools symptoms of pancreatic cancer

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Highly unlikely: You are correct that floating stool can be a sign of pancreatic cancer but I would estimate that at least 99% of those with floating stool do not have ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Cancer phobia: Of course. It's human to be concerned about cancer because it is deadly if it cannot be treated, and there's so much misinformation. The "floating sto ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: Typically, untreated pancreatic cancer is rapidly progressive.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes: It would be obvious to anyone. "floating stools" are almost always from gas bubbles. They suggest gum-chewing or talking a lot rather than cancer. Whe ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Unlikely: Gall bladder cancer is uncommon. Please consult this site for information. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gallbladder-cancer/basics/de ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience in Wound care
Cancer is rare...: These are not typical presenting symptoms of colorectal cancer but could be seen in cancer patients in some cases. On the other hand these ARE common ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Unlikely: Colon cancer is very unlikely in someone as young as 25. Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) and other kinds of bowel problems are much more common occurr ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Blood in stool: GI symptoms. Please see your doc who may refer you to a GI doc or order an upper and lower scope. It MAY be anything from straining when having a BM ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy answered
15 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Unlikely: Unlikely. Here is a good overview on symptoms to look for related to colon cancer http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/colorectal-cancer/symptoms-and ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
Could be: loose yellow stools that are fatty could be a sign of absorption problems of fat. As you said, could be related to bile duct and even seen in celiac. ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
12 years experience in Gastroenterology
Low: I would say there is a very low likelihood of pancreatic cancer in your case. Sounds like your doctor has been doing a good work up.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience in Surgical Oncology
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
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Black stool: could be melena, or occult blood in the stool. Blood changes color from red to black when it is exposed to enzymes in the GI tract. The bleeding cou ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Poor digestion: Gas and bloating can be due to issues of gallbladder and digestion. - sign of colon cancer, gas and bloating are late symptoms. An obstruction caused ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Both: or none . Bleeding may not be seen only occult blood Speak to your doctor if you are concerned at the age of 19
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tri Huynh
Dr. Tri Huynh answered
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Bloating/Fatty liver: The majority of patient with fatty liver disease might not have any symptoms at all. Few can have some discomfort at the ruq. Feeling bloatedness is ... Read More
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Maybe: Statistically speaking, the blood is more likely to be due to hemorrhoids than colon cancer but it is impossible to tell the difference without perfor ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carson Liu
33 years experience in General Surgery
GERD vs GB: Your slow gallbladder (GB) might cause heartburn or GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease, but an endoscopy and 24 he pH study will help evaluate for ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Antacids help? : Have antacids been helpful? Are you worse with certain foods like chili or spaghetti with tomato sauce? You may have acid reflux (GERD), gastritis or ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Abreu
32 years experience in 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Could be: Needs to be evaluated. Even though you are only 40, you should consider having a colonoscopy. But I would obtain a surgical opinion. Get a good exa ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tri Huynh
Dr. Tri Huynh answered
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Abdominal pain: Your symptoms appears to irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). However, before we can conclude this is the problem, you might want to discuss more in detai ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Not always: No, thin or narrow stools do not always indicate presence of colon cancer, but that is one of the causes. Partial bowel obstruction or other tumors ca ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience in General Surgery
Start w your PCP: You will need to check in w your docs. You may get adequate help just seeing your pcp, but, after he/she has a full history and exam, you may need to ... Read More
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