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Is constipation a normal symptom for bladder cancer?

Is constipation a normal symptom for bladder cancer?

Could be: If radiation is part of the treatment protocol this can effect motility of colon exposed to the radiation. Some chemo drugs also affect motility. Ask your oncologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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As far guys with the symptoms for bladder cancer, is constipation one of them?

As far guys with the symptoms for bladder cancer, is constipation one of them?

Constipation would: Not make my top 10 list of things occuring with urinary bladder cancer. Constipation is quite common in both sexes, usually related to diet, but can be related to bowel problems. The urinary system is quite independent until we get to very advanced cases at either end. If you are constipated, scratch bladder cancer of the list of worries, but go talk about natural dietary changes first. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of bladder cancer amd cervic cancer? I read leg pain is a symptom of cc and I have leg pain. ...Thank you.

What are the most common symptoms of bladder cancer amd cervic cancer?   I read leg pain is a symptom of cc and I have leg pain. ...Thank you.

Symptoms: The most common symptoms of bladder cancer are painless blood in the urine and irritative urinary symptoms, such as frequency, dysuria, and urgency. Bladder cancer is most commonly a disease of older people who are chronic smokers. Early cervical cancer is often without symptoms. Symptoms may include irregular or heavy vaginal bleeding or bleeding after sex. Mean age at diagnosis is 48 years. ...Read more

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Read that bone pain is symptom of bladder cancer. Hip bone or pelvic bone pain? Have some other symptoms and bad pain in hip bone. related?

Depends: If you have not had cancer, pain is most likely not due to cancer. In particular if it is chronic. Other causes of pain are much more likely. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bladder cancer in older men?

What are the symptoms of bladder cancer in older men?

Variable: Most common are blood or blood clots in the urine, urinary frequency, and pain during urination. Presence of any of these warrants a visit with a urologist. ...Read more

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How to deal with bladder cancer and if so what are the symptoms?

Here are some ...: Most patients of bladder cancer start off with off-and-on visible bloody urine with no voiding symptoms or are incidentally found with imaging studies such as CT.IVP and cystoscopy while being evaluated for symptomless invisible blood in the urine (microhematuria). So, take any visible or invisible blood in the urine - hematuria - very seriously so to be evaluated timely. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


Dr. Terence Chapman
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Bladder Cancer (Definition)

The bladder is the organ which holds urine. It may develop cancer as with any organ. There are two types: superficial bladder cancer and muscle invasive bladder cancer. The differences are important as they ...Read more