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is low back pain a symptom of colon cancer

A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Colon cancer: Those 2 are nonspecific symptoms but weight loss, change in bowel habits, bleeding per rectum, hx of polyps, family hx of colon cancer or any combinat ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Umut Sarpel
19 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Unlikely: Most early stage colon cancers cause no symptoms at all. Very advanced colon cancers can grow and invade nearby structures, potentially causing pain. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience in Urgent Care
Um: Colon cancer could be but not the first thing to consider. You could have urinary issues, stones, infection, irritable bowel. I would see your doctor ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
36 years experience in Pain Management
Cancer pain: Usually not. Cancers are usually painless until they press on surrounding organs or nerves. Other symptoms for colon cancer should be observed, such a ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Langell
21 years experience in General Surgery
Depends : unless high risk family history for cancer, colon CA is relatively low risk at your age. If pain with eating, then gallstones, peptic ulcer or irrit ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sameer Gupta
17 years experience in Medical Oncology
Please get evaluated: Specially if you are concerned and there is family history or other clinical signs.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Rectal discomfort: Rectal symptoms are not characteristic of those disorders. Proctitis, which is inflammation of the rectal lining, classically causes rectal symptoms. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hans Jeppesen
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Try not to worry: The symptoms you describe are not consistent with colon cancer. My recommendation is for you to develop a plan with your primary care doctor for scre ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Soofia Khan
29 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Constipation: Relationship between the muscles and nerves that control back & bladder functions and those that control bowel movements can cause this. Bladder and ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gray Barrow
31 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Diagnostic injection: Most back pain is either discogenic or facetogenic. That is either from your disc or the joints in your lower back. A less common cause is the sacroil ... Read More
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