A 21-year-old member asked:
What is ulcerative colitis in colon cancer?
3 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
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Specializes in Family Medicine
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Colon and Rectal Surgery 20 years experience
Inflammation: Uc make higher risk to get colon rectal ca.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
How can you distinguish between the symptoms of colon cancer and ulcerative colitis?
1 doctor answer • 10 doctors weighed in
Medical Oncology 22 years experience
You can't always.: Symptoms for colon cancer and ulcerative colitis can be similar. These include weight loss, changes in bowel habits, diarrhea, and sometimes blood in the stool. The only way to rule out colon cancer is with a colonoscopy. If you have a diagnosis of ulcerative colitis, you are at a higher risk of getting colon cancer. So see a doctor for any of these symptoms!
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Last updated Feb 7, 2020
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