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Im really worried about bowel cancer i think I have symptoms? Rectal bleeding mucous left side abdominal pressure and constipation

Im really worried about bowel cancer i think I have symptoms? Rectal bleeding mucous left side abdominal pressure and constipation

Doubt cancer need Rx: You're sixteen years old, and if you've had a fecal impaction as you say, it's worrisome even though the chancers of this being cancer are near-zero in the absence of one of the severe cancer-family syndromes. You deserve thyroid and porphyria blood work and a 'scope exam by a competent gastroenterologist. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


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Rectal bleeding mucous constipation and left side ab pressure doc says its piles after rectal exam but i googled it and now i'm really worried cancer?

Rectal bleeding mucous constipation and left side ab pressure doc says its piles after rectal exam but i googled it and now i'm really worried cancer?

Hemorrhoids: Your dr. Is most likely correct. In your situation there is a high probability of hemorrhoids and a very low one of cancer. As you age and the cancer probability rises, further testing of this kind of bleeding could be indicated. ...Read more

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Scared have colon cancer family history 60+. Yellow brown stool occasional gas. Left side back pain. Min. if not any stomach pain. Started 2 weeks ago?

Scared have colon cancer family history 60+. Yellow brown stool occasional gas. Left side back pain. Min. if not any stomach pain. Started 2 weeks ago?

Try not to worry: The symptoms you describe are not consistent with colon cancer. My recommendation is for you to develop a plan with your primary care doctor for screening for colon cancer. Based on current guidelines in a patient with your positive family history, I recommend having a screening colonoscopy at age 40, or possibly 35. However, if you have blood in your stools, you should have colonoscopy. B well ...Read more

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I have lower colon pain. Colon rectal area. Achy, dull, and uncomfortable, what to do?

I have lower colon pain. Colon rectal area. Achy, dull, and uncomfortable, what to do?

See your doctor: Have you seen a doctor? Have you had any tests done? Have you ever had a colonoscopy? You need to see your doctor so that the proper evaluation can be done and therefore the proper treatment can be rendered. ...Read more

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Family history of colon cancer, 3 weeks of constant burning upper left ab pain, could colon be a suspect? H pylori negative. Hurts both sides aft eat.

Family history of colon cancer, 3 weeks of constant burning upper left ab pain, could colon be a suspect? H pylori negative. Hurts both sides aft eat.

See GI specialist: Colon CA uncommon at your age. There are a number of other causes of pain such as yours. Ask your physician for a referral to a gastroenterologist for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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Lower back pain in different spots. Slight burning when urinating/ejaculating. Testicle ache. Std test clear. 21,active. Worried about prostate cancer?

Not likely: based upon your information it seems as though the low back pain and pain running down your leg may be related to the same orthopedic process for which your doctor might order an MRI. Sounds like you have prostatitis which is associated with the burning on ejaculation and urination. Check with your family doctor about this.which might require antibiotics ...Read more

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Always bloated, constipated, sometimes blood on tissue, some abdominal pain. Worried about colon cancer 28 year old female.

Always bloated, constipated, sometimes blood on tissue, some abdominal pain. Worried about colon cancer 28 year old female.

Visit your doctor...: Visit your doctor soon to discuss these concerns. The symptoms can be seen in colon cancer, however, other non-cancerous things also have these symptoms. It's always good to be proactive about your health and have symptoms like this checked out. Colon cancer can be cured, but only of it's caught early enough before it spreads. Don't delay this visit. ...Read more

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Colonoscopy 2days ago for right pelvic pain. Normal. Biopsied Ileum. Now RLQ pain (higher up). Burning/sore feeling. Hurts when moving. Should I worry?

Colonoscopy 2days ago for right pelvic pain. Normal. Biopsied Ileum. Now RLQ pain (higher up). Burning/sore feeling. Hurts when moving. Should I worry?

Pain: I would call the physician that did the procedure. Biopsies are performed frequently without problems, but there is a risk for perforation of the bowel. ...Read more

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Burning aching stinging feeling around lower stomach after urinating or bowel movements urine normal straw color and clear had lap gallbladder wk ago?

Burning aching stinging feeling around lower stomach after urinating or bowel movements urine normal straw color and clear had lap gallbladder  wk ago?

Return to surg: With recent lap chol, need to go back to surgeon, get examined to make certain no "leaks" (fluid in lower abdomen) and make certain lab tests are okay. Shouldn't have lower abdominal pain at this point after lap chole. ...Read more

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Have pain left stomach, groin, low back, and anus. Stomach is bloated.Notice yellow sticky discharge on stool and anus. What's wrong with me? Wro.

Have pain left stomach, groin, low back, and anus. Stomach is bloated.Notice yellow sticky discharge on stool and anus. What's wrong with me? Wro.

Need: Colorectal exam to exclude serious process in digestive system. Gastroenterologist would also help distinguish between food allergies or infections. ...Read more

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Pain/discomfort in ascending colon (2 weeks); usually when sitting; burning feeling in stomach, burning stool, stool test shows nothing, what to do ?

Pain/discomfort in ascending colon (2 weeks); usually when sitting; burning feeling in stomach, burning stool, stool test shows nothing, what to do ?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Chest burning bad bloody stools feeling like vomiting lots of gas stomach pains on off more bowel movments thin stools diarrhea itchy painful colon.?

Chest burning bad bloody stools feeling like vomiting lots of gas stomach pains on off more bowel movments thin stools diarrhea itchy painful colon.?

IBS?: Not having the opportunity to interview and examine you, i can only go by what you have described. What caught my interest was your description of your stools. You said they were thin, and your rectum felt itchy. Pencil thin stools and the urge to defecate are the cornerstones of the symptom called tenesmus, which is very common in irritable bowel syndrome. Have you been given that diagnosis? ...Read more

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Pencil Thin stools. Very little amount of bright red rectal bleeding. abdominal pain. could it be colon cancer? Im 18 years old. (No cancer in family)

Pencil Thin stools. Very little amount of bright red rectal bleeding. abdominal pain. could it be colon cancer? Im 18 years old. (No cancer in family)

You need an exam: although it would be rare in someone your age to have colon cancer, especially without a family history, you should definitely be seen and examined by a qualified colorectal surgeon or GI... if you are also having sharp anal pain with BMs you might have something simple like an anal fissure, which can also cause bleeding and (occasionally) pencil thin stools. ...Read more

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26 year old. Recent bout if constipation. Bm returning to normal. Intermittent pressure in rectum kinda of like gas. Colon cancer? Prostate? Mild hem?

26 year old. Recent bout if constipation. Bm returning to normal. Intermittent pressure in rectum kinda of like gas. Colon cancer? Prostate? Mild hem?

Constipation: Common things being common, you are unlikely to have colon cancer or prostate issues at your age. Constipation is another issue, and i suspect you've still got it. Retained hard stool in your rectum may be causing your symptoms, or a hemorrhoid caused by straining. Try a laxative, lots of water, and adding more fiber to your diet. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Colonic (Definition)

This is a combining term referring to some condition, treatment or disease of the colon. Such as colonic enema, colonic ...Read more