A 35-year-old member asked:
I was wondering what are signs of colorectal cancer?
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General Practice 51 years experience
Can be minimal: Unfortunately, colorectal cancer usually gives no symptoms during its early , more curable stages. As it grows, it can cause bleeding which can cause anemia (weakness) blockage causing abdominal pain, nausea and/or vomiting and abdominal enlargement. Most cancers start as benign polyps that can be removed at colonoscopy so screening colonoscopy is important by age 50 in asymptomatic individuals.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
What are the signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer?
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General Surgery 39 years experience
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A 43-year-old member asked:
What are some pre-cancerous signs of colorectal cancer?
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Pathology 49 years experience
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Need expert help here. What are some signs of colorectal cancer?
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General Surgery 35 years experience
Nonspecific signs: There may be blood in the stool, either visible or only detectable by testing; stool may be black (which means blood); change in bowel habits such as diarrhea or constipation or change in diameter/consistency of stools; fatigue, weakness, shortness of breath. There can be crampy abdominal pain and a feeling that your bowels are not emptying completely. There may be unexplained weight loss.
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Last updated Jun 9, 2015
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