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Colon Cancer Blood Clots
Should i see a doctor if I have blood clots with bowl movements for 3 days colon cancer is my cancer since if in the family history
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
No: However, blood in stool should definitely be a flag. That is why colonoscopy is being recommenced as a screening tool....To find cancer before they cause obstruction or bleed enough to be detected. Screening criteria are always changing with the research. Your doctor will guide you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not always: You don't want to bet your life on this. ...Read more
What to do if I have blood in my stools sometimes, does that nescesarily mean I have colon cancer?
I moved my bowels this morning it was hard and I saw a streak of blood. 41 no family history of colon cancer.
No history of colon cancer in fam. This morning my stool was hard coming out saw a drop of blood on stool. Should I worry?
No: One drop of blood in a hard and difficult to pass stool is normal - if it recurs, have it checked out. Increasing fiber in your diet and fluids may help. Try to have more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes. They will make the stool softer, providing you have adequate fluids. Best of health to you ...Read more
I have been constipated the past 4 days and until today i went but i saw red bright blood , should I be worried about colon cancer?
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
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