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Is farting a symptom of colon cancer

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uma Swamy
Radiation Oncology 17 years experience
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 member asked:
Dr. Stephen Lloyd
47 years experience
No: Passing gas is not a sign of cancer. The most common signs of cancer are bleeding, weight loss, change in bowel habits, and pain.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 47 years experience
No: Not known to be a sign of colon cancer!
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
No it is not
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
I don't know what gas x is but exposure to something you are allergic to can certainly cause a rash. As far as bubbling in your abdomen, its called p... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 36 years experience
Patience : I hope you are wrong and there is no cancer but even if so, 3 weeks would not affect the outcome. I know waiting can be hard but try to gather all yo... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Flatulogenic foods and your overall diet are most likely the cause of gas and thin stools. The risk of colon cancer increases as people age, but can o... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
This is not a symptom of colon cancer especially in someone your age. Your diet can definitely contribute to your symptoms. Consider following up with... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Common causes first: This might be a sign of a transient food intolerance, with such a short history. Early stage of stomach flu/gastroenteritis can present like this. If ... Read More