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tailbone pain and colon cancer

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: Colon cancer would ordinarily not cause pain in the tail bone except on rare occasions when there is pelvic recurrence from a prior operation for col ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Very very unlikely: Tail bone pain is not a usual sign of colon cancer. Unless you have a strong family history or early onset colon cancer, you are too young to worry ab ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Popowich
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Not likely: Tailbone pain is very common and NOT considered an independent symptom of cancer. If associated with swelling, fever and chills this is consistent w ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Doubt colon cancer: What you describe is very common especially in folks who do bike, usually after microtrauma. Read online about coccydynia. At your age and without any ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Colon cancer: 32 F. 40 lb weight loss, tailbone pain for 7 months, heavy rectal pressure, change in bowel habits. Possible colon cancer? ANS: Possible but not likel ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Means cancer ofcolon: What else do you want to know?
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See below: Colon cancer usually develops from a polyp which is an abnormal growth of abnormal cells ultimately leading to colon cancer with or without spread to ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rothfeld
37 years experience Radiology
Abnormal growth: Colon cancer is an abnormal growth of cells that line the inside part of the wall of the large intestine(colon).
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mckinney
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not always: Colon cancer tends to not have any signs or symptoms when it is early (when it is easiest to treat). That is why screening colonoscopies are so import ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
37 years experience Family Medicine
Early detection!: The best thing that improves the chances of curing colon cancer is early detection. So preventive health care and screening are key. All adults should ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Colon cancer: Nobody know for sure. However, recent studies showed genetic mutations in tumor suppressor gene such as apc can be detected in majority of sporadic co ... Read More
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