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Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Could left hip pain indicate colon cancer or something else?

Could left hip pain indicate colon cancer or something else?

Well at your age?: Listen, you are still young but all is possible. First however you need a good examination of your hip. Any pain when you move it? If nothing there than based on the clinical examination, severity of your pain, lab test, an abdominal ct, colonoscopy etc. Etc. Should be down\e. But first the hip is to be examined. First go to a primary care doctor he may refer you to specialist if needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Colon Cancer (Definition)

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


Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
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Why do I have pain in hip and leg with colon cancer?

Why do I have pain in hip and leg with colon cancer?

Concerning : Leg pain could be associated with colon cancer. You should see your oncologist and should get appropriate imaging for the area that you have pain in. This pain could also most probably be muscle or skeletal pain but since you have colon cancer you should get checked out. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Le Wang
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Hi I have pain on my left hip betwwen hip bone and final rib. Is this associated to any colon cancer.

Hi I have pain on my left hip betwwen hip bone and final rib. Is this associated to any colon cancer.

Colon cancer: Less likely. Colon cancer commonly present with GI symptoms first if any. Risk of colon cancer is determined by age, family history of colon cancer under age 50, personal history of colon cancer or polyps, and high risk genetic syndromes. Under age 50, the risk of colon cancer is relatively low unless with high risk features as above. However, if your pain persist, you should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Dustin Colegrove
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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?

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?

Swelling & cancer: Thigh high compression stockings may be helpful but will not treat the underlying condition. Diuretic pills could also be used in this situation. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
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Where should you have pain if you have colon cancer?

Where should you have pain if you have colon cancer?

Anywhere in the: Abdomen depending on the size and invasion of the cancer, and the other organs it can affect. By the time colon cancer causes pain, it is way too advanced for a cure. That is why you need to have tests such as fecal occult blood and colonsocpy for early diagnosis while the cancer is curable. ...Read more

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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Once colon cancer starts causing pain, will it stop or subside without intervention?

Once colon cancer starts causing pain, will it stop or subside without intervention?

Colon cancer pain: Once you have the diagnosis and it starts to hurt you - it will not stop without intervention of some sort. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
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Is it possible to have colon cancer and only pain as symptom?

Yes, anything is: Possible, but usually patients with abdominal pain from colon cancer report weight loss, intermittent rectal bleeding or black stools, change in bowel habits, when questioned carefully. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
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Can early stage colon cancer ever cause pain?

It can i suppose: But not likely. Pain from colon cancer is usually by intermittent obstruction or invasion of nerves, both advanced findings. Early colon cancers are usually asymptomatic and found on colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
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Any signs or symptoms to watch for with diagnosed colon cancer in paraplegic that can't feel pain like others?

Any signs or symptoms to watch for with diagnosed  colon cancer in paraplegic that can't feel pain like others?

Depends: If you're if you're wondering what symptoms to watch out for until the operation, about obstruction is a possibility. In this case, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal distention are common. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Woods
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Can colon cancer cause pain in the buttocks?

Can colon cancer cause pain in the buttocks?

Possibly.: Colon cancers in the rectosigmoid area can cause abdominal or back pain so this can quite possibly radiate, or be felt in the buttocks at least some of the time. Other colon cancers can have volvulus, perforation and fistula as complications so these also might be felt in the buttocks. ...Read more

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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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Cancer (Definition)

An uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion and metastases is what cancer is defined as. It produced abnormal growth of cells which acquire destructive properties causing serious threat to host's life, unless it can be removed or destroyed by ...Read more


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