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Signs Of Abdominal Cancer
I'm 25 years old and I have blood in my stool for the last 3-4 months, for the last month i had constipation and abdominal pain, can it be 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
See below: Ulcer and or a mass in the vagina and abnormal vaginal bleeding are usual signs of vaginal cancer. Abdominal bloating is not likely, though bloating may be associated with ovarian lesions. See this site for more info on vaginal cancer. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/vaginal-cancer/ds00812. ...Read more
I have difficult swallowing saliva only but no pain.Sometime upper abdomen heaviness and chest heaviness.Can this be sign of cancer?
Well...: Some of those symptoms can be seen in certain cancers but also can be due to many other conditions. At your age, i would say cancer is unlikely but you need to see a physician for a full evaluation. We cannot do that on health tap. Remember to avoid tobacco, limit alcohol intake, eat well, and exercise. Best to you. ...Read more
It's possible: There are no early signs of colorectal cancer - which is why screening is so important. Signs of gastrointestinal bleeding and crampy abdominal pain can be signs of colorectal cancer. They can also be signs of menstrual cramps, irritable bowel syndrome and many other minor problems. It is unlikely that the cramps are a sign of colorectal cancer, but you should have them investigated! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can an irregular period together with lower abdominal discomfort and pain which moves down the leg, be a sign of uterine cancer?
Unexplained itchy rashes on thighs and arms for over a week, abdominal cramps, lower back pain, enlarged ovary could it be signs of ovarian cancer?
Visceral problems: Masses related to cancer that appear in the abdomen have to be distinguished from lesions arising in retroperitoneum behind the abdominal content i.e. renal lesions or retroperitoneal sarcomas. In the abdomen the typical lesion is of stomach or bowel origin. Here one finds masses that grow, bleed and eventually obstruct bowel. When spread, the common site is to liver to cause jaundice. ...Read more
Go see your doctor: If you have persistent symptoms, you should get an examination by your doctor. If he/she suspects a tumor a ct scan of the abdomen can easily show a tumor or lack of it. Other tests can guide hi/her to the diagnosis. But it takes all your detailed information for the doctor to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
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