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A 42-year-old member asked:

If i have stomach aches or similar to indigestion or colon cancer symptoms, how can i tell?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 41 years experience
Depends: Early colon cancer has no symptoms. Later can develop rectal bleeding, change in bowel function with smaller loose bowel movements, and later even colon bowel blockage. Indigestion is not a common symptom of colon cancer. See a doctor for an evaluation.
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