A 42-year-old female asked:
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i had a ct scan with contrast and blood work. all is good. i have brown pencil skinny stool with stomach pain. should i worry about colon cancer?

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Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You should evaluated by gastroenterology and have colonoscopy to be sure everything is OK.
Answered on Feb 5, 2016
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