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What are the symptoms of carcinoid tumors i should be looking for?

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Dr. Alexander Barkan
General Surgery 25 years experience
Carcinoid tumor: Carcinoid tumors can be found in several places in the intestines. They do not cause symptoms unless the liver is affected. Carcinoid syndrome can be associated with flushing, increase in blood pressure, irregular heart beat, etc. If a carcinoid is located with a bowel lumen it can cause blockage. Carcinoids can spread directly to other areas. Usually not by blood stream.
Dr. Mary Maluccio
undefined 28 years experience
carcinoid is one variant of neuroendocrine cancer that has particular symptoms, elevated levels of serotonin, and a more indolent biology most of the time.
Sep 30, 2013
Dr. Lewis Mufson
Gastroenterology 55 years experience
Major nsymptoms: You should be looking for a combination of frequent loosr watery stool in combination with fascila flushing.

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