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Does Colon Cancer Cause Abdominal Pain
A 17 year olds sysmptoms :change in bowel movement constipation narrow stools small black dots in stool tight abdomen mild stomach pain colon cancer?
Needs eval: This isn't a usual presentation for colon cancer, since it's usually without symptoms, and doesn't happen to 17 year olds very often. There are a lot of colon conditions that need to be considered by a doctor in person to figure this one out which i'd suggest you get done early next week. ...Read more
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
Can colon cancer cause abdominal pain & Constipation/diareah 4 over year & not progress? Worried about husband, he gets cramping & can't eat many foods?
Chronic abdom pain: Colon cancer is always a possibility. But one should also keep in mind that there are many other conditions that can cause diarr/const, cramps/pain, etc. With his food difficulty it can be as simple as irritable bowel syndrome. I would really recommend that he go see his family doctor for a examination and possible referral for colonoscopy. That would clarify the concern and also open options ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can colon cancer cause itching and a sensation of internal itching in colon? Change in BM and mild left abdominal pain are present for 1 month.
Potentially: While it would be extremely unusual for a 19 year old to get colon cancer, colon cancer can present with a wide variety of symptoms or even no symptoms at all. If you are concerned, a good medical check up with your primary care doctor would probably be a good place to start. ...Read more
Excessive flatus & increased bms post-meal for 3 wks. Had to hold gas / bm for a while today - caused abdominal pain then I passed bright red blood in 2 bms. Possible causes? Worried its colon cancer.
Not generally: Colon cancer usually does not cause any symptoms until it obstructs, bleeds or perforates. A contained perforation causes pain, but is not characterized as burning, more likely as a constant sharp pain. If you are concerned about abdominal pain, you need to see your physician asap. ...Read more
I started having abdominal pain for a week. But it went away. If it was colon cancer, would the pain get larger and larger? I also have a change in BM
If you start getting lower left abdominal pain from colon cancer, will it get worse and worse or it could go away?
If colon cancer starts causing lower left abdominal pain, will the pain always get worse and worse, or it could go away?
How rare is colon cancer on a slightly overweight male, who is 36 years old and has no history of colon cancer but feels abdominal pain?
Very low: There are many factors that are associated with colorectal cancer, including family history, history of ulcerative colitis, older age, african american race, being female, and others. If you want to calculate your risk score, go to: http://digestive. Ccf. Org and take the colorectal cancer risk assessment questionnaire. ...Read more
You may consult the link given below for information on this topic, however given your age and the symptom you mentioned you are very unlikely to have colon cancer.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/colon-cancer/symptoms-causes/dxc-20188239
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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. ...Read more
Is abdominal pain a rare symptom. Of colon cancer? I've had minor short abdominal pain. Almost everyday I do have anxiety but I worry its stomach or colon cancer give me statistics please
Dealing with fear: Good medicine goes much deeper than numbers. The very fact that you have what you rightly characterize as "anxiety" (i.e., concern that is interfering with you doing the things you like to do) warrants a physician's office visit, and probably (since the focus is cancer) endoscopy from both ends to allay your concerns. The 'scope artists won't miss a cancer that's symptomatic. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things...: Can cause "stomach pain." many possibilities include viral flu, constipation, intestinal gas, gastritis, stomach ulcers, gallbladder, hernia, intestinal obstruction if vomiting, etc. You need to see your doctor or your surgeon for a physical examination and appropriate testing to be able to tell what you may have. I also do not know the type & stage of your previous cancer for possible risks. ...Read more
Always bloated, constipated, sometimes blood on tissue, some abdominal pain. Worried about colon cancer 28 year old female.
Visit your doctor...: Visit your doctor soon to discuss these concerns. The symptoms can be seen in colon cancer, however, other non-cancerous things also have these symptoms. It's always good to be proactive about your health and have symptoms like this checked out. Colon cancer can be cured, but only of it's caught early enough before it spreads. Don't delay this visit. ...Read more
I have hypochondria bad im 22 and last few weeks all I can think I have is stomach or colon cancer because of slight abdominal pain should I worry about those cancers?
Constipation a few times every month, random abdominal pain every day, gas, gurgling, have lost a 2kg in a week, eating normal. Colon cancer?
43, canadian, suffer with chronic constiption, horrible bloating, abdominal pain. Grandad had colon cancer and my doc won't send me for colonoscopy?
Colonoscopy: The age at which people begin screening for colon cancer via a colonoscopy is 50. However, in patients with a strong family history of colon cancer, certain patients with polyps, GI bleeding or significant symptoms a colonoscopy may be performed at any age. See a GI specialist if your questions are not being answered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers