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Bowel Movement Cancer Goosebumps
For the past two months i've had changes in bowel movements, lots of pressure, fullness and upwards movement of food. Afraid of cancer, when to worry?
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
When I have a bowel movement, their is green and orange grease? Is this something i need to worry about? 58 female had cancer have diverticulitis
I have an internal hemorrhoid (that sometimes "comes out" after a bowel movement). Does the presence of a hemorrhoid increase cancer risk?
Do i have colon cancer if i have pain on my front right side and back side and change in bowel movement?
I sometimes have rectal pains after a bowel movement ; maybe spasms? Is this normal? Had normal colonoscopy 7 yrs ago. No family history of cancer.
?FISSURE: It's hard to confirm in this forum, but anal spasm can be a sign of anal fissure, a recurring tear in the mucosa of the anal sphincter. It's usually painful, and can be associated with bleeding. I suggest you speak with your doctor, who may refer you to a general or colorectal surgeon for an exam. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Noticed bright blood on toilet paper after bowel movement followed by further tiny specks then nothing.Since then all is ok Might this be cancer ?
This morning i had a bowel movement that was about 12 inches long. Is this a sign of colon cancer?
It depends : If blood in the stool is red, it may be from a hemorrhoid. This needs to be evaluated and treated, but is fairly common. If the blood or stool is darker (black) and has a 'tar-like' appearance, it is more indicative of a bleed in the upper areas of the GI tract. This is more significant and needs more prompt evaluation and treatment. Seek evaluation by a qualified professional asap to differentiat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Green stools with little black dots in it also when I wipe, should I be concerned? Scared it could be cancer. 18 yes old and one bowel movement a day.
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