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What kind of bleeding is a symptom of colon cancer? red blood in stool, black stool, or both?

What kind of bleeding is a symptom of colon cancer? red blood in stool, black stool, or both?

Both: or none . Bleeding may not be seen only occult blood Speak to your doctor if you are concerned at the age of 19 ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Fibroids (Definition)

Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more


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What is a normal frequency of bowel movements?

What is a normal frequency of bowel movements?

Usually 1-2 per day.: There is quite a bit of variability, but 1-2 bowel movements per day is typical. If yours are less frequent, you may need to drink more water each day (8-10 glasses) or increase your intake of fruit & vegetable fiber. Finally, if you still have problems, see your doctor to make sure there are no other relevant intestinal issues. ...Read more

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Is rectal bleeding just a symptom of problems with the bowel?

Is rectal bleeding just a symptom of problems with the bowel?

Often - yes: Often yes - possible causes include: fissures, fistulas, hemorrhoids, cancer, infections or inflammation. Get evaluated if more than a one time occurence. ...Read more

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Is bloody discharge a symptom of uti?

Is bloody discharge a symptom of uti?

See answer : Visible blood in the urine if associated with urinary urgency, frequency, voiding small amounts, and burning is usually due to a uti. Blood in the urine without any other signs is very unlikely to be due to a UTI and bloody vaginal discharge or spotting is not a sign of UTI but more likely a vaginal or uterine problem. ...Read more

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Is constant diarrhea or constipation a symptom of colon cancer or IBS. What is one alarming sign of colon cancer. Thanks?

Is constant diarrhea or constipation a symptom of colon cancer or IBS. What is one alarming sign of colon cancer. Thanks?

Cancer is rare...: These are not typical presenting symptoms of colorectal cancer but could be seen in cancer patients in some cases. On the other hand these ARE common IBS symptoms. An easy way to reassure yourself is see a surgeon or GI doc who will be able to examen you and do some tests including a colonoscopy which. They can set your mind to rest. Feel better soon ...Read more

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Is stooling and vomiting a sign of pregnancy?

Is stooling and vomiting a sign of pregnancy?

Nausea ; vomiting : Can be seen w pregnancy but are not diagnostic of pregnancy. Please take pregnancy test if your period is late. Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness with darkened areolas, fatigue, increased urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint >>. ...Read more

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Is blood a symptom of urethritis?

Is blood a symptom of urethritis?

Can be. : Along with several other symptoms. You need to confirm as it can be from something else. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea always more of a symptom of inflammatory bowel disease or can constipation be the main symptom?

Is diarrhea always more of a symptom of inflammatory bowel disease or can constipation be the main symptom?

Usually diarrhea...: Ulcerative colitis starts in the rectum, progresses up; hallmark is diarrhea, often bloody. May have tenesmus ("dry heaves of the rectum")-urge to go, but not much to show for it. Crohn's disease usually has diarrhea, but not always-depends on location and extent. May present with pain, fever, weight loss, lack of growth in kids. Crohn's can cause narrowing, strictures in bowel. ...Read more

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Is fatigue a symptom of angiodysplasia of the colon?

Is fatigue a symptom of angiodysplasia of the colon?

Unlikely : Only if you have been bleeding from it and a) have a low blood count or b) are iron deficient. Both require a blood test for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is the feeling of an incomplete bowel movement a symptom of prostate issues?

Is the feeling of an incomplete bowel movement a symptom of prostate issues?

Bowel vs Prostate: Usually the prostate problems cause retention of urine or disorders or urination but the sensation of incomplete bowel evacuation may be related to colon problems. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is frequent urination a sign of IBS in teens?

Is frequent urination a sign of IBS in teens?

Sometimes: Ibs and irritative urinary symptoms can sometimes go hand in hand, since many people might have some pelvic muscle tightness as a result or cause of symptoms which can affect both urinary and bowel function. ...Read more

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Is constipation a sign of pregnancy?

Is constipation a sign of pregnancy?

Many causes : While pregnant women can develop constipation, it is not a common sign of early pregnancy, and there are many other common causes, including: 1. Poor dietary fiber intake 2. Inadequate fluid intake 3. Sedentary lifestyle solutions: 1. Eat more fruits, raw vegetables, and whole grains 2. Drink more water 3. Get up and move / increase exercise if persists or pain develops, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is painful intercourse a symptom of endometriosis?

Is painful intercourse a symptom of endometriosis?

YES: Many women with endometriosis have painful sex, which is a common symptom. But most women with painful sex do not have endometriosis. You should always check for all causes of pain. ...Read more

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Blood in stool (good amount, but periodically occurs) and painful bowel movements often. Is this a serious issue or a lack of good diet? Uti history 2

Blood in stool (good amount, but periodically occurs) and painful bowel movements often. Is this a serious issue or a lack of good diet? Uti history 2

Serious issue: Blood in stool is a serious issue and you should consult your doctor for an evaluation. It may be as simple as hemorrhoids, but you should have it checked. ...Read more

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Help please! is bleeding bowels a symptom of bowel cancer ?

Help please! is bleeding bowels a symptom of bowel cancer ?

Could be: Bleeding could be bright red or stools could be black, depending on site of bleeding. Rectal bleeding is abnormal. It should be investigated. At your age, colon cancer is unlikely unless you have ulcerative colitis or familial polyposis, but you should have it checked out, because there are other causes, some of them serious, that can cause rectal bleeding. ...Read more

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Is constipation a sign of the stomach flu?

Is constipation a sign of the stomach flu?

Usually the: opposite. One would be more likely to see loose and freuquent stools with viral gastroenteritis. ...Read more

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Is abdominal pain a usual symptom of intestinal ischemia?

Is abdominal pain a usual symptom of intestinal ischemia?

Intestinal Ischemia: Symptoms of acute intestinal ischemia: sudden abdominal pain that may range from mild to severe; an urgent need to have a bowel movement: frequent, forceful bowel movements; tenderness or swelling in the abdomen; blood in your stool; nausea or vomiting or both ; fever. ...Read more

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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. Corey Clay
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Fibroid (Definition)

A leiomyomata(fibroid) is a smooth muscle growth in the uterus that is rubbery, binds the female hormone estrogen and can grow to "epic" proportions causing distortion of the uterus. They cause bleeding, and burning pain( aka "fireball tumor") as ...Read more


Dr. John Lipman
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Uterine Fibroids (Definition)

Benign tumors made of muscular and fibrous tissues that typically develop in the ...Read more