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Stomach Bloating During Colon Cancer
I am 22 years old with bloating and bad pain in my lower stomach area and for 5 days bleed every time I went to the bathroom could I have colon 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
Am 28 yrs, hemoroids patient(2nd stg). Hav bad bloating stomach. Ph level of stool is 5.0. Scared if it is a colon cancer. Pls advice?
Am 27 yr old & a pile patient(2nd stg).I hav a bad bloating stomach.Stools 4/5 times/day.Had stool test pH level is 5.0.Scared if it is colon cancer.?
Is frequent bloating, excessive gas and burping, increase flatus and stomach growling associated with colon cancer? Normal bm. 1s a day
They could but...: The symptoms you are describing are very common. They can be associated with colon cancer but there many more causes that are probably more common in the general population. Regardless of the probabilities, your symptoms warrant a visit to your doctor to help you figure out the cause. Best wishes, ariel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had painless non progressing lower belly bloat/pressure for years wouldn't it likely be something other than colon cancer since I've had this symptom for years? Isn't bloating a late symptom? 36yr.
Chronic lower abdominal pressure/bloating for years now without any pain. Stool normal color without blood. Could this be colon cancer?Age 27, male.
Unlikely: But the only way to know is to get it checked out. ...Read more
43, canadian, suffer with chronic constiption, horrible bloating, abdominal pain. Grandad had colon cancer and my doc won't send me for colonoscopy?
colonoscopy: The age at which people begin screening for colon cancer via a colonoscopy is 50. However, in patients with a strong family history of colon cancer, certain patients with polyps, GI bleeding or significant symptoms a colonoscopy may be performed at any age. See a GI specialist if your questions are not being answered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
28 yrs old, male. Do narrow stools always indicate colon cancer or are there other reasons? No blood in stool. Bloating and gas.
No – but what's up?: And narrowed caliber of stool can be commonly associated with colon carcinoma in any age group. It relates to the relative constriction of the rectum prior to evacuation. Other conditions include rectal stenosis, a sizable rectal polyp, or other conditions serving to narrow and constricted the normal sized stool. Best let a gastroenterologist evaluate you by colonoscopy and anoscopy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upper abdominal pressure/bloating, fobt negative, no anemia, no weight loss, should I still be concerned about colon cancer and misdiagnosis?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bloating, nausea, pain that goesto my back. I only have a bowel movement about once a week and then it's diarrhea ,also have family hist colon cancer?
25 yo female, no family history of colon cancer - bloating ulq, sometimes with pain. No blood in stools, changes in stools from constipation to softer stools. Gas, loss of appetite. Colon cancer?
Colon cancer at 18 years old?
Alternating stools constipation and diarrhea
Change of bowel movement
I feel fine though?
At your age: Risks for cancer are very low. There is no specific feeling for stomach or colon cancer. Advanced disease can gave various pains ; weight loss, but very unlikely at your age. I note you are already on high dose narcorics that can cause abdominal bloating, discomfort ; constipation. See a gastroenterologist for consultation. ...Read more
Not generally: Colon cancer usually does not cause any symptoms until it obstructs, bleeds or perforates. A contained perforation causes pain, but is not characterized as burning, more likely as a constant sharp pain. If you are concerned about abdominal pain, you need to see your physician asap. ...Read more
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