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Patchogue, NY
A 44-year-old female asked:

Yellow narrow stool, but not always narrow with a lot of mucus and sometimes blood. is this colon cancer?

3 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Bowel caliber/color: Any change in the caliber or color of stool should be evaluated with colonocscopy.
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Dr. Laurence Fox
Specializes in Family Medicine
See your Doctor: The color of stool is usually dictated by the liver. Caliber of the stool is a lower colorectal issue. The mucous and blood can be from the colon and needs evaluation by a gastroenterologist as soon as possible.
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Dr. Viswanath Chinta
undefined 16 years experience
You need evalv by PCP/Internist to dig further deep into your symptoms and associated signs like lymph nodes, wt loss. loss of appetite, icterus etc,. Depending on your age the most likely disease causing these symptoms varies. For sure these symptoms of concerning for cancer. See a doctor soon.
Apr 24, 2014
Dr. Viswanath Chinta
16 years experience
See a doctor: You need evalv by your pcp/gastroenterologist to dig further deep into your symptoms and associated signs like lymph nodes, wt loss. Loss of appetite, icterus etc, . Depending on your age the most likely disease causing these symptoms varies. For sure these symptoms of concerning for cancer. See a doctor soon.
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Last updated Apr 9, 2017

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