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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

Dr. Barry Rosen
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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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Could my constipation, lower back pain be symptoms of bladder cancer?

Could my constipation, lower back pain be symptoms of bladder cancer?

Not usually: Bowel symptoms and back pain would be unusual bladder cancer related symptoms. Blood in urine and/or painful voiding would be much more common. ...Read more

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Is risk of bladder cancer with microscopic bld in urine still low in 32 year old non - smoker even if dad had it? Only other symptom low low back pn.

Is risk of bladder cancer with microscopic bld in urine still low in 32 year old non - smoker even if dad had it? Only other symptom low low back pn.

Rare: Bladder cancer in your age group would be quite unusual but microscopic hematuria is abnormal and should be checked out by a urologist. ...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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Does bladder cancer have any early symptoms?

Does bladder cancer have any early symptoms?

Blood in urine: Blood in urine is an early symptom of the usual type of bladder cancer. ...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?

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

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Are frequent uti's a sign of bladder cancer?

Are frequent uti's a sign of bladder cancer?

Possibility: Bladder cancers, are frequently associated recurrent urinary tract infections, need to be seen by the urologist on regular basis, how ever all recurrent utis are not due to bladder cancers. ...Read more

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Would urine crystals be one of the symptoms of bladder cancer?

Would urine crystals be one of the symptoms of bladder cancer?

No: Urine crystal can indicate certain condition in the kidney, however it is not a symptom of / does not indicate kidney cancer. ...Read more

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Do you have back pain if you have bladder cancer and that's early symptoms?

Many causes: There are many causes of back pain, from a lumbar strain to disc disruption, arthritis in the spine (quite common), menstrual cramps, abdominal aneurysm, muscle imbalances, poor posture, compression fracture, kidney stones, and yes, cancer. Cancer is not a common cause of back pain, but it can occur. See your doctor to get thngs checked out. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of bladder cancer would it be peeing frequently?

What are the early symptoms of bladder cancer would it be peeing frequently?

Bladder cancer: Early bladder cancer has very few symptoms. Blood in the urine is the reason for initial evaluation of people subsequently diagnosed with bladder tumors. The definitive test remains cystoscopy. This must be performed by a qualified urologist. It can, however, usually be performed in the office. ...Read more

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What are early symptoms of bladder cancer?

What are early symptoms of bladder cancer?

Usually none: Most often it's picked up by finding red blood cells in the urine. Sometimes, discomfort in the wall of the bladder warns of a tumor breaking down the barrier between the salty urine and the less-salty tissues that carry nerve endings. Occasionally, an unusual infection or passing tissue can be the warning. ...Read more

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What are early symptoms of bladder cancer?

What are early symptoms of bladder cancer?

Bladder cancer: Early bladder cancer has very few symptoms. Blood in the urine is the reason for initial evaluation of people subsequently diagnosed with bladder tumors. The definitive test remains cystoscopy. This must be performed by a qualified urologist. It can, however, usually be performed in the office. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of bladder cancer in women?

What are symptoms of bladder cancer in women?

Women and men: In early stage. The first clue- usually, is the presence of a little amount of blood in the urine detected on the urine test. Some urgency, increase in urination can happen-mistakenly thoight to be bladder infection. In higher stage- one can start to see gross blood in the urine. Furthermore, pain, voiding problem/obstruction, weight loss, fevers can happen in advanced stage/metastatic disease. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of end stage bladder cancer?

What are the symptoms of end stage bladder cancer?

Define end stage: What is your definition of end stage?
Usually it means wide spread metastatic disease with many symptoms including weight loss, severe urinary problems, diffuse pain, etc. It's not unlike many others cancers. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the end stage symptoms of bladder cancer?

I was wondering what are the end stage symptoms of bladder cancer?

Bleeding in urine: Urinary bleeding is a constant symptoms. Other may include weight loss, weakness, anemia, pain and others depending on metastases. See this site for more info.

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/bladder-cancer/basics/definition/con-20027606. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of bladder cancer?

What are the signs and symptoms of bladder cancer?

Hematuria: The most common presentation of bladder cancer is painless hematuria (blood in urine). Often the first step is a urine culture (to make sure not related to urinary tract infection) and cytology (to look for cancer cells in urine specimen). A cystoscopy is needed to confirm to diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does early symptoms of bladder cancer is pain in the back?

See below: Need more information. Back pain is from lot of other causes. In bladder cancer there is blood in urine mostly. ...Read more

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Can someone have all the symptoms of bladder cancer except for blood?

Can someone have all the symptoms of bladder cancer except for blood?

Yes: It is possible to have symptoms truly attributable to bladder cancer without *seeing* blood in the urine (hematuria), though perhaps more uncommon to have such symptoms without at least microscopically detectable blood present. Early forms of bladder cancer which may cause symptoms (e.g., urgency, pain with urination, frequency) may not cause detectable bleeding but this would be uncommon. ...Read more

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What's are the different symptoms between i.C. And bladder cancer? They have similar symptoms, what sets them apart in regards to symptoms? Thank you!

What's are the different symptoms between i.C. And bladder cancer? They have similar symptoms, what sets them apart in regards to symptoms? Thank you!

Yes, but...: Ic has been known to make patients void often day and night usually with no baterial infection.

Bladder cancer usually behaves quietly except coexisting with carcinoma-in-situ, after radiation, or repeated surgery, and with age-related voiding trouble.

So, someone of 32 less likely has bladder cancer. For detailing, see urologist timely.

For the time being, practice healthy lifestyle. ...Read more

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If my blood and urine tests are normal, can I be sure I don't have bladder cancer?

No: Even if your blood tests and urinalysis are normal, one can still have bladder cancer. In fact, small bladder tumors can also easily be missed on radiographic studies. The gold standard test is to have an office procedure called a cystoscopy to visualize the bladder lining. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms if a person having interstitial cystitis or bladder cancer?

What are the symptoms if a person having interstitial cystitis or bladder cancer?

Depends: Interstitial cystitis is a diagnosis of exclusion. It causes suprapubic pain and a persistent, urgent need to urinate. Bladder cancer can cause no symptoms but often microscopic or gross hematuria (blood in urine). ...Read more

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Is bloody urine a sign that bladder cancer has penetrated the wall of the bladder?

Is bloody urine a sign that bladder cancer has penetrated the wall of the bladder?

No: The amount of blood seen in the urine does not correlate with the degree of tumor invasion into the bladder muscle. The gold standard to determine the extent of invasion into the bladder muscle is to perform a special biopsy and evaluate for muscle invasion. One can have a little bleeding in the urine with a lot of muscle invasion or a lot of bleeding without muscle invasion. ...Read more

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What are signs & symptoms of prostate cancer father had prostate and bladder cancer

What are signs & symptoms of prostate cancer father had prostate and bladder cancer

Sx of Prostate Cance: Many prostate cancers produce no noticeable signs and symptoms until late in their course. A psa or other lab test can serve as a useful screen, but imaging and tissue sampling biopsy studies are required, as is a thorough physical exam. It would be best to consult a urologist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bladder cancer?

What are the symptoms of bladder cancer?

Blood in urine: The most common symptom of bladder cancer is blood in the urine (hematuria), however, some types of bladder cancer may not present with hematuria. Other less common symptoms include dysuria (pain while urinating), urgency and frequency of urination. ...Read more

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Which are the symptoms of bladder cancer?

Which are the symptoms of bladder cancer?

1, 2;3 Blood in urine: Most common symptom, in absence of pain or burning on urination. Possible to have sensation of incomplete bladder emptying on urination. Possible to have kidney/flank pain if bladder tumor is obstructing ureter on that side. ...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. As any other organ, it can develop cancer. There are two types: superficial bladder cancer and muscle invasive bladder cancer. The differences are important as they ...Read more