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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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Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


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Flex sig shows inflammation after 2 mths of am loose stools/ r abdo twinges/ fatigue. anxious abt colon ca on right side, is inflammation more likely?

Flex sig shows inflammation after 2 mths of am loose stools/ r abdo twinges/ fatigue. anxious abt colon ca on right side, is inflammation more likely?

Can't tell from here: Sigmoidoscopy does not examine the right side of the colon. But right-sided colon cancer does not cause loose stools. You've seen a doctor about this. Ask him, not an online doctor who doesn't know YOUR case, to guide you. ...Read more

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Colon cancer 3yrs ago. Surgery, 2spots was in liver..Chemo for 2yrs.Now z tumor is 15 cm& 7.5 wiz spots in lungs!fatigue &dysfunction liver. What help?

Colon cancer 3yrs ago. Surgery, 2spots was in liver..Chemo for 2yrs.Now z tumor is 15 cm& 7.5 wiz spots in lungs!fatigue &dysfunction liver. What help?

NCI: It does not seem as though surgery is an option for you at this time. Body-wide treatment such as chemotherapy is going to be the preferred way to treat this. Seek care at a national cancer institute designated comprehensive cancer center. This will give you the best access to available clinical trials. Another option is to go to the website www.Cancer.Gov and click in the clinical trial link! ...Read more

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Er seen bm in colon on tue. No bm yet, now sat, moving some gas, could i be impacted? Not feeling well some app loss fatigue nausea bloated cramps ...

Er seen bm in colon on tue. No bm yet, now sat, moving some gas, could i be impacted? Not feeling well some app loss fatigue nausea bloated cramps ...

Stop Percocet, walk: You have been seen in emergency department. You are having trouble with bowel movements. First stop the Percocet if you can. It will constipate you. Walk as much as you can. If you take Percocet then take a colace and senna as well. Drink lots of water ...Read more

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Loosed/mushy stools for months, constant bloating, fatigue, loss of appetite & weight.No rectal bleeding or pain.Anxious about colon cancer.I'm 25.

Loosed/mushy stools for months, constant bloating, fatigue, loss of appetite & weight.No rectal bleeding or pain.Anxious about colon cancer.I'm 25.

Rare but possible: At 25 it would be very unusual to develop colorectal cancer and almost always would be related to an inherited family predisposition like having 2 or more first degree family members with colorectal cancer, ovarian or endometrial cancer or someone with a lot of polyps. At your age these symptoms are usually not cancer but you absolutely see your doctor for a check up ...Read more

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What could help with extreme fatigue and abdominal cramps when battling colon cancer spread to the liver?

What could help with extreme fatigue and abdominal cramps when battling  colon cancer spread to the liver?

Fighting back: Abdominal crampy pain might be helped with some meds from your doctor like Bentyl or Levsin (anti-spasmodics). The fatigue could be minimized thru proper rest, hydration, nutrition, regular exercse as tolerated, certain vitamins and supplements. Also, keeping alive your fighting spirit and positive outlook and attitude will also keep you in the game. Surround yourslef with supprtive people! ...Read more

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What is the most common red flag for colon cancer , I have diahrrea and gas but cause I have gerd, no blood no weakness or fatigue?

What is the most common red flag for colon cancer , I have diahrrea and gas but cause I have gerd, no blood no weakness or fatigue?

There are none: As you are young, first consider your diet and try cutting out gluten (bread etc) and fatty meals (read food recipes on packages). Then discuss your family history for colon cancer with family members, and ask the age at which the person got colon cancer. There are families that get colon cancer in the under 30 age range. Colonoscopy and genetic testing can be done by your GI doctor. ...Read more

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Colonic (Definition)

This is a combining term referring to some condition, treatment or disease of the colon. Such as colonic enema, colonic ...Read more