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Can Cancer Of The Colon Cause Your Legs To Hurt
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
If i've been told there's a pretty good chance I have colon cancer would that be the reason when i go to the restroom that my legs always go numb?
Maybe: First off, if you've been told you probably have colon cancer, check it out right away, get treated. Numbness after going to the restroom suggests you are sitting in one position too long. This can occur if you have a partial blockage from a cancer which makes it hard to eliminate the feces. It could also be totally unrelated perhaps some spinal problem. As always, let your physician evaluate. ...Read more
Very complicated , 4th stage colon cancer metastized to liver. Legs and privates privates very swollen constipated x 7 days?
Edema?: The swelling you mention could be related to accumulation of fluid, which tends to collect in gravity-dependent parts of the body. If the liver starts to malfunction, our levels of serum proteins decrease, which leads to fluid leaving the bloodstream and entering other parts of the body, like the legs and such. If this is new, you need to be seen for some blood testing. ...Read more
What to do if I have history colon cancer stageii ( 3years out) now anemic low h&h low iron DVT sept 9 whole leg/hospital month?
Many father has colon cancer spread to the liver and now both legs are swollen with fluid to the hips. How to we relieve this fluid?
I am using finger deep in to anus to remove stool.Will it hurt colon. I am worried. Will this cause cancer? I use finger.
Unhygienic: What you are doing is unhygienic but will not cause cancer. It is a behavioral issue that you need to address with a therapist. If you are constipated take a fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink plenty of water. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Can high increasing bilirubin in metastic colon cancer with liver mets cause death ? What is prognosis ?other LFT "s are normal
Usually not: Early stages of colon cancer often have no symptoms. Colon cancer has long developmental stages starting out as polyps and can take yrs to develop, hence screening colonoscopy is done every 10 yrs for normal folks. Polyps can be removed during colonoscopy. Advanced cancer can cause pain by obstructing bowel, spread to liver, bone, brain, lung etc. See doc regulalry. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
IBD, viruses: Colon cancer probably begins from the effect of exogenous factors on the bowel, considering that the patient does not have hereditary causes. A virus such as polyoma is probably a contributing factor along with carcinogens in the food. In addition patients with inflammatory bowel disease release, over a long period of time cytokines that can induce malignant transformation. ...Read more
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