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Can Colon Cancer Cause Loss Of Appetite
I understand colon cancer is rare in my 20s im 22 but is early satiety or loss of appetite specific symptoms of colon cancer? What are the main signs?
Wt loss: And early satiety are not normal, and you need a real vs a virtual person to ask you things, examine you, and see if further tests are needed. The one thing i'm fairly sure this is not is colon cancer. Can produce overt or covert blood, cramping, varied and changed bm patterns. A physical exam and full history would help a lot before mor costly testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Final few yards of your intestine, between the terminal ileum (small bowell) and rectum. It squeezes water and solidifies waste to stool. It is subject to outpouching (divertics) polyps, and these can become cancers. The cells are abnormal, invade into the muscle and travel ...Read more
Can a liver met and 1 node cause appetite loss and weight loss in a colon cancer patient ? The person is on irinotecan
Cancer: Regrettably yes, but the treatments will be helpful. ...Read more
Complete appetite loss in chemo for metastic colon cancer , does not feel like eating anyting . Is this unusual ?
Yes: Sadly yes a lot of cancer cause appetite loss even without the side effects of chemo. That's why people think that smoking marijuana which has it's own side effect of giving you the "munchies" would help cancer pt eat better. I think cancer pt's should be allowed whatever they need especially if they are in pain and need help should have access to whatever makes them feel better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Metastic colon cancer . Chemo started in march . Person passed away within 2 weeks of appetite loss and bilirubin increase . Although scan showed stable disease . Can this happen. ?
Yes: While most patients with metastatic colon cancer receiving chemo can function in the advanced stage of disease for 5-7 months, some live only a few weeks after chemo is initiated. This is due to extent of liver and other sites of mets. Although scan showed stable disease, some tumors express TNF and develop cachexia and loss of appetite leading to organ failure and end stage disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Metastic colon cancer .in hospital with enteritis , nausea and appetite loss ,
Bilirubin fluctuating -
umol/L used in uk
Numbers are 12,19,12,30. All this week?
Please try to ask a-: -question. You gave a statement with a ? After it. There's no question here. ...Read more
I don't know why im so fearful of colon cancer at my age of 22 I have a poor appetite but no other symptoms like weight loss or fever how common is the cancer in a 22 year old? Is lack of appetite a symptom of colon cancer?
Unusual: I had answered with the data on colon cancer to your question. From age 20-30 the percentage of people with colon cancer is a little over 1 %. Remember that most people of any age do not get colon cancer. At your age this is very low on the list of causes. Anxiety, thyroid disease, stress, bad diet are all much more likely. See your doc so that you can stop worrying and live life happily. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Loosed/mushy stools for months, constant bloating, fatigue, loss of appetite & weight.No rectal bleeding or pain.Anxious about colon cancer.I'm 25.
Rare but possible: At 25 it would be very unusual to develop colorectal cancer and almost always would be related to an inherited family predisposition like having 2 or more first degree family members with colorectal cancer, ovarian or endometrial cancer or someone with a lot of polyps. At your age these symptoms are usually not cancer but you absolutely see your doctor for a check up ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
25 yo female, no family history of colon cancer - bloating ulq, sometimes with pain. No blood in stools, changes in stools from constipation to softer stools. Gas, loss of appetite. Colon cancer?
Unlikely: Colon cancer is very unlikely in someone as young as 25. Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) and other kinds of bowel problems are much more common occurrences in your age range. Also some medications can change bowel function -- you don't list any meds, so i don't know what might apply to your situation. Your family physician can help you with ibs, and/or a gastroenterologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the main causes of lack of appetite in young people? Colon cancer? Im scared and only 24
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