A 34-year-old member asked:
what is the difference between having colorectal cancer and hemorrhoids?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Lots!!!: Hemorrhoids don't turn into cancer but often anal lesions are misdiagnosed as hemorrhoids and may be an anal or rectal cancer. In either case it should be correctly diagnosed and receive the proper treatment and recommendations.
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Cancer & Hemorrhoids: Colorectal cancer is a malignant tumor arising in the large intestine and/ or ano rectal canal. It has nothing to do with hemorrhoids, which, while annoying, and can cause considerable discomfort and can sometimes become infected, are similar to varicose veins in the legs. Hemorrhoid all surgery - fast and simple - can be an option for the hemorrhoid sufferer.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Does pregnancy have an impact on my risk of uterine cancer?
4 doctor answers • 27 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
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A 37-year-old member asked:
How long might one have basal cell skin cancer on his face without knowing it?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Facial Plastic Surgery 56 years experience
Basal cell cancer: Basal cell cancer, the second most common skin cancer, is very slow growing. Depending on the location, on how perceptive and how educated one is about these, it could be there for 1-2 years before drawing attention.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
What stage colon cancer has symptoms of blood in the ostomy pouch?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 39 years experience
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A 39-year-old member asked:
What kind of bleeding do colon polyps / cancer show?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pathology 49 years experience
Occult/hidden: Most of the time there is no visible blood. Testing for bleeding lesions requires testing for occult blood, fecal occult blood test (fbot). There is more than one method. If is recommended that this test be done three times each year on persons over the age of 50, unless they have undergone colonoscopy.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
After head and neck cancer treatment, how long will it be before I can eat solid food again?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 56 years experience
Depends type of surg: Depends on the type and extent of surgery, like thyroid, or parotid gland cancer will be eating by next day, on the other hand jaw, or tongue, or voice box is removed, takes wks to heal and swelling to subside and will able to eat solid foods.
5.7k viewsReviewed Jun 26, 2020
Last updated Jul 11, 2019
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