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Stomach aches is that a sign of colon cancer Or colon pains are down lower

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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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
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Pain needs an answer: In general, unexplained pain warrants an explanation, ie a diagnosis. Seek help from an internist, GI or surgeon, depending on severity.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Incomplete informati: "stomach aches" is a vague complaint due to many intra-abdominal pathologies and colon cancer would not be high on the list. A physical examination, ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Depends: Early colon cancer has no symptoms. Later can develop rectal bleeding, change in bowel function with smaller loose bowel movements, and later even col... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kris Gast
Radiation Oncology 31 years experience
Crampy abd pain: The symptoms of colon cancer are a change in bowel habits, blood in stools, pain or pressure in abd or pelvis. Your symptoms if normal for you, seem t... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Browne
General Surgery 35 years experience
Possibly: A partial blockage in your colon can cause the bowel behind to work harder to move the fecal stream along. This extra activity may be what you're feel... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
Radiology 40 years experience
Don't live with pain: Colon cancer (or most abd. Cas) in 20 yo s. is really rare. Not to say your pain should be ignored as ulcers and other inflammatory diseases can be pr... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 39 years experience
Quite different: The symptoms for colon and stomach cancer are quite different, as is the prognosis and treatment. For colon cancer, symptoms do not usually appear un... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Very small chance...: ...Given that you're 20 years old, but nothing's impossible. You may want to review the many healthtap answers regarding causes ; cures for lower abdo... Read More
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Dr. Morton Levitt
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Diverticulitis : The pain and change in caliber of the stools could point to a diverticulitis-related stricture. It is less likely you have colon cancer, unless there ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Lippe
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Fat: Its just fat. Americans at the age of 50 need to undergo colon cancer screening or age of 40 if a relative had colon cancer or polyps [african amer... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
What type of polyp: That many cancers may prove to be associated with a familial disorder requiring genetic evaluation. Polyps of colon extremely rare unless there is an... Read More

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