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is green poop a sign of colon cancer

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Very low: Colorectal cancer does not cause this specific character of stool, and while not impossible, the chances are close to zero you have colorectal cancer ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Not specifically: Bowel movement color is not a factor to watch for colon cancer unless you see blood. See a doctor for an examination.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Samach
49 years experience Gastroenterology
No: No.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies : Signs and symptoms of colon cancer vary tremendously, certainly would be extremely rare in a 19 year old. Abdominal pain, change in bowel movements, ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience 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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Sure, but...: ...would certainly consider non-obstructing or nonmass-related causes, like altered GI transit, medication-induced bowel irregularity, depression, met ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Not a specific sign: But any change in bowel habits is a warning sign. Have your doctor check your stool for occult blood. If that is positive, you need to have a colono ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not necessarily: The most common causes of blood in the toilet paper are perhaps hemorrhoidal bleeding or bleeding from anal fissure. That does not mean that other cau ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Unlikely: At your age, your symptoms are unlikely to be due to colon cancer. However, you should be evaluated by an md because this is a situation that should ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Color of stool is affected by your diet. It does not mean one has colon cancer. However, if you see bright red blood/bleeding in your stool- then you ... Read More

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