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Stomach Pains Cancer
Anxiety, 3-5 second pains in stomach, fullness after eating (i eat fast), scared to death it might be stomach cancer. Pains only when im anxious? Help
See a psychologist: You should get evaluated. Schedule an appointment with a psychologist for an evaluation. Therapy and/or medication will help if in fact you are anxious. Make sure you talk about your symptoms and not a diagnostic label. You have listed physiological symptoms of panic/anxiety. The fear of cancer is an intrusive thought. Seek help, take care. ...Read more
I have diahhrea for the past two months and i get excrutiating stomach pains but im only 21 a female and I do smoke do I have stomach cancer?
Prob. not cancer: You are a low age probability for cancer. Your symptoms still need attention, though, since they're bothering you this much! "excruciating" stomach pains and diarrhea can be anything from irritable bowel syndrome to inflammatory bowel disease like crohns. Please do see your primary care doctor asap so you can get to the bottom of this, and have relief. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Almost impossible: Stomach cancer in a 22-year old is almost unheard of. Stomach cancer is not usually painful. The most common signs are passing stool that is black like tar, worsening appetite, persistent vomiting or vomiting blood. Any of these symptoms should be worked up by a physician. Abdominal pain in a young person is most commonly not important. Can be irritable bowel, gallstones, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Snot like discharge. Unprotected sex. Very bad lower stomach pains slight blood. Has it turned into cancer from not being checked out?
How does the doctor check for stomach cancer. I had my gallbladder removed in April and I'm having stomach pains again.
UGI tract problems: Upper GI endoscopy exams the oral cavity, esophagus, stomach, and duodenum. Most nflammatory, structural, infectious, dysplastic (cancer), and motility disorders of these organs are detectable with endoscopy. The value of the procedure however is in its therapeutic potention--dilation, stop bleeding, minor surgery (even N.O.T.E.S.), and much more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 25 I have rectal bleeding and stomach pains they were so bad i went to emergency my doctor keeps checking my amylase and lypase ?Cud i hav cancer
I've been having bad stomach pains off and on for about 3yrs there's been blood coming out of my but and sometimes paper thin poop could it be cancer?
Yes, time 2 evaluate: Honestly, the likelihood is low of cancer in a 21 year old, but your three-year history of bleeding per rectum and altered stool pattern in the setting of abdominal pain certainly warrants evaluation. There are lots of possibilities, some scary, but you certainly don't want to miss finding & treating the one(s) that are. ...Read more
Stomach pains, chest pains low energy, losing weight. I am 18. Is it cancer? Pancreatic cancer maybe because tobacco use since 10 months back. Afraid
Something else: You need to see your doctor and get further evaluation. Some blood work will be good to start with, then perhaps imaging study or referral to specialist if indicated. Pancreatic cancer is very rare at your age- unless you have a positive family history of pancreatic ca. Acid reflux disease , depression are more common at your age and may be something to consider. Stop smoking and go to see your do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sister was told her extra hypetic biliary duct was enlarged is that bile duct cancer? She has lost about 30 lbs in less than 2 mo's, has really sharp stomach pains, diarriha, no appetite, & nausea. Was admitted to the hosp & was told what test revealed
The : The liver makes bile, the substance that makes the stool brown. The bile comes out from the liver through bile ducts. Normally the bile goes into the gallbladder, where the bile is concentrated and stored for excretion into the intestine after eating, to assist in digestion. The bile ducts are classified as: intrahepatic (within the liver) and extrahepatic (outside the liver, i.e. From the liver to the duodenum thru the common bile duct). The common bile duct tranverses the pancreas where the pancreatic duct joins and then exits through the ampulla of vater. Therefore blockage at the ampulla, in the pancreas and in the common bile duct itself can lead to extrahepatic dilitation. The most common reason for a slightly enlarged bile duct is after the gallbladder is removed and the bile duct enlarges to accommodate the increased flow of bile. This is usually not associated with any abnormalities in the liver function tests. If there is a blockage due to a stone in the bile duct, or from a mass, such as a cancer or from scarring such as from pancreatitis, the liver function tests will be abnormal and the patient may become jaundiced, or yellow. The second most common reason for bile duct dilation is a common bile duct stone, usually associated with gallstones. The weight loss, loss of appetite is concerning and she should have additional testing, including an ultrasound or ct scan as well as bloodwork. She should see a gastroenterologist or general surgeon. ...Read more
Blood in toilet for years from rectum, stomach pains associated with painful gas pains and I'm constantly tired, family history of colon cancer 21y.o.
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