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Colon Cancer And Dizzy Spells
Blood in toilet for years from rectum, stomach pains associated with painful gas pains and I'm constantly tired, family history of colon cancer 21y.o.
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
Bloating, back pressure and pain, alternating constipation and diarrhea, pressure feeling in pelvis, fatigue. Possible ovarian cancer?
My mom (age 60) stg 4 colon cancer survivor. Struggling a week with foggy head, disorientation, confusion, unsteadiness walking...Antibiotic for sinus?
Consult her oncologi: Her oncologist needs to know about this new development. Cancer can spread to brain and cause symptoms like the ones you have described. It can also be due to metabolic derangements which can occur due to her cancer. So an urgent visit and further evaluation is advised. ...Read more
Crampy lower abdomen, aches felt in stomach and pellet like stool. Great grandma had colon cancer at 70 but my grandma and mom are fine? Ibs or more?
Crampy abd pain: The symptoms of colon cancer are a change in bowel habits, blood in stools, pain or pressure in abd or pelvis. Your symptoms if normal for you, seem to be more likely related to poor diet, not enough water intake, and lack of exercise. So try drinking more water, eating foods that have whole wheat and are not processed, and exercising. ...Read more
Been having thin/narrow stools.Clear rectal exam by gp/no blood in stool.Should i fear colon cancer?I'm 39 &had adenocarcinoma insitu of cervix 4yrago
Possible lesion: In situ adeno unrelated unless some for of radiation employed that could narrow distal bowel. Narrowing of stool suggests that there is some constriction of bowel causing a narrowing of the lumen and thus the stool. Blood does not have to be present but relying on a gp rectal not satisfactory. Sigmoidoscopy at a minimum and colonoscopy more accepted for this problem. ...Read more
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
EPEC E coli, constipation, feeling the bowel is not completely empty, diarrhea, tiredness, headaches, nausea, gaining weight. also brother died from colon cancer at age 24, diagnosed at 19 with stage 4 colon cancer.
Dizzy, weak, nausea, anemic, asthma, lower back pain, pcp said hgb=7 went up to 10. Rbc=3.7, iron=19. Shtness of breath. Fam his of cancer endom, brst?
Need more info....: Do you know why you are anemic? Did you have a blood transfusion to increase your hemoglobin and how long ago was that? Anemia can cause shortness of breath so, if the shortness of breath is new or worsening and, if you haven't had your hemoglobin checked recently, then this needs to be done asap. Anemia can also cause weakness, dizziness. Have you had a colonoscopy? You need anemia work-up. ...Read more
Excessive burping, light headedness and cold sweats after shower. Dizzy feeling when lying back. Can tumor in colon cause excessive burping?
No: Hi Sorry to hear you have been struggling with these symptoms. This isn't related to a tumor in your colon - the colon is too far down the digestive tract to directly cause burping (burping comes from the stomach), but your symptoms are broad enough that you should probably have an in depth discussion with a doctor, either in person or through HealthTap. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I get migraines, and have a history of anorexia, hypotension, orthostatic BPs, dehydration, thyroid and adrenal problems, etc. Tonight, my migraine is getting worse again, plus shakiness, dizziness, feeling hot/flushed, nausea and the veins/arteries (?) o
Migraine and the: other symptoms you mention all need to be treated and may be related. Have you been to a migraine clinic at a local hospital? Please look into that. Also, diet can trigger migraine. Food sensitivity testing, perhaps through Great Plains Laboratory in Kansas can give you more info. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Are unexpected weight loss and lower left abdomenal pain, and latharic behaviors symptoms to colon cancer? Othe symptoms:-blood on toilet paper,
small caliber stools
Symptoms.Bad pain in stomach, sweating, dizziness, nausea and feeling like i'm gonna have diarrhea.. Almost pass out and BP drops to approx.. 80/54..
Dx'd w/ ovarian solid tumor 4cm history of colonic inertia now constipation is worse and severe rectal pain tumor on rt and painful across the low abdomen?
Can quitting smoke cause high blood pressure. Have been having bloody noses and feeling tired weak and nauseous. Slept through one all nightredphlem?
Diagnosed with hypothyroidism & IBS. Sick for 8 years Constant tremors of hands jaw & legs Hard to breathe. Dry skin. Constantly dizzy and weak. Help?
See a doctor: Nicole, if you have been sick for 8 years it is unlikely someone on a free advice site is going to be able to help much! It certainly sounds as if you need to have your thyroid checked again, assuming you are on replacement, and possibly have your adrenals and other hormones and chemistries checked. Certainly you should stay well hydrated. But get an exam please. Good luck to you! ...Read more
What are some possible causes of blood in stool, lack of appetite and stomach discomfort? I'm scared I have colon cancer
Blood in stool: GI symptoms. Please see your doc who may refer you to a GI doc or order an upper and lower scope. It MAY be anything from straining when having a BM to something more. It is very important that you follow up. Then you may catch this early and have peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Woke up racing heart nausea dizzy shaky and with loose bm. checked pulse and its was 130.I have low T3 (liothyronine) and vertigo. ?
Light headed, nauseous, headache, diarrhea tired, hard to focus. Comes on strong at random times, no pattern. For pastweek. Mother had brain cancer.
Lots of pain in the descending colon, splenic flexure, and sigmoid flexure. Bouts of diarrhoea, gas, it's been happening for 9 months now? Cancer?
No : Twenties female w. 9 months crampy abdominal pain and gas unlikely to have cancer. She is candidate for diagnosis irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). In that imaging studies have been performed and apparently negative, she should have a consult with a gastoenterologist and obtain a trial of one of the medications helpful to control the symptoms of ibs. Medication side effects or lactose deficient? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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