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A 37-year-old member asked:

Can a change in bowel habits mean colorectal cancer?

1 doctor answer7 doctors weighed in
Dr. George T Tsai
General Surgery 28 years experience
Yes: Persistent changes not correlating to your dietary or activity change should be worked up by your doctor. It does not diagnose colon cancer by itself but it is one of the symptoms.
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