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Colonoscope Detects Abnormal Growth Rectum Cancer
If the colonoscope detects abnormal growth in my rectum, does that mean I have colon-rectal cancer?
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
Yes: Yes, it is possible to get cancer of the rectum, and this can be a serious condition. If you have concerns about this you should get evaluated. To prevent, consider exercise, a healthy diet, a healthy weight, eating plenty of green vegetables, and getting regular screening. Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 stages: Stage i is a localized tumor without spread to other organs or the lymph nodes. Stage ii is a deeper tumor, into the muscular layers of the bowel or even outside the bowel, but not spread to distant organs or lymph nodes. Stage iii is a tumor that has involved the lymph nodes, but not distant organs. Stage IV is spread of tumor to organs far from the rectum, such as liver or lungs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is an advanced adenomas villious semi sessile 14 mm polyp in rectum another way of saying its cancer in situ?
Sudden very sharp pain in rectum when "pushing" to use the toilet. Could this be proctagia fulgax? Could this possibly be a symptom of cancer?
Anal fissure: Could be an anal fissure or a hemorrhoid. Try some hemorrhoidal cream around the anus or try some hydrocortisone suppositories but you will need a doctors order for that. Add colaxe to your diet 100 Mg tab two to three times a day. Oral mineral oil works as well with one tablespoon with every meal. If you are worried about it see you general medicine doc and they can help. ...Read more
Do colon cancers randomly occur anywhere in the colon, or are they concentrated in the part closest to the rectum?
Had intestinal gurgling for months, it's horrible and almost constant, today the noise comes from my rectum I think. Is it a sign of cancer?
No: Gurgling sounds are a normal phenomenon. 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. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Is it sometimes "normal" to have pain 5 mos post-colostomy surgery? (partial rectum removed- cancer.) sharp spasms of pains off & on in lower region.
Yes: Pain can occur at least up to 5 months postsurgery after any major abdominal procedure when a partial resection of the rectum has taken place and there is no colostomy, it infers that anastomosis has been performed. Occassionally the suture line starts to close down partially narrowing the lumen of the rectum. One must check that this has not happened. Sometimes dilatation needed. ...Read more
In the shower, I put a finger in my rectum for the 1st time. About 1in up, I felt something rough and sharp. No pain, no blood. I'm scared it's cancer?
May be tumor: Within 1 cm. of anal canal, the most common palpable lesion is a thrombosed hemorrhoid. At the same time one must be able to r.o. a malignant tumor such as squamous Ca or even an adenoCa. Mets can rarely be found there. While tumors can be rough, sharp is not a typical description unless there is something swallowed that impacts into anal canal. Bx underanoscopy needed. ...Read more
I have a knot like lump on the inside of my rectum. Cancer does run in my family. Should I be worried?
Ease your mind: You should not keep wondering about this especially with a significant family history of cancer. .To ease your mind, go to see your doctor. She/he can check it and if that feels suspicious or if your case looks suspicious- further evaluation then will need to be done- including perhaps a visit to a gastroenterologist for further GI work-up including a colonsocopy if you never have this done. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I know hpv is a risk factor for cancers such as cervical, anal, oral etc. But can cancer of rectum- not anal- also be caused by hpv?
Diagnosed with stage 4 rectal cancer at age of 85.Bleeding from rectum with clots.If unable to stop bleeding , approximately how long to live?
Depends: It is difficult to speculate how long someone lives without knowing the full details of your disease and factors about yourself. Even if stage iv, treatments that can improve your quality of life are very viable options. This can include radiation therapy to help control bleeding, etc. For cancer, it is best to have a multidisciplinary team (doctors from different specialities) weigh in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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