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Are appetite changes a symptom.Of stomach cancer?

Are appetite changes a symptom.Of stomach cancer?

They can be.: But stomach cancer is not the first thing that comes to mind when someone says they have appetite changes. There are many more common reasons for appetite changes. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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Can you tell me is inflammation of stomach a symptom of stomach cancer ?

Can you tell me is inflammation of stomach a symptom of stomach cancer ?

Not necessarily: Irritation/inflammation of the stomach can occur from a variety of causes. If it is recurrent you may need endoscopy with biopsy to rule out infection with helicobacter pylori. ...Read more

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Is a continuous irrational in upper stomach in the middle that is there all day everyday a symptom of stomach cancer please help?

Is a continuous irrational in upper stomach in the middle that is there all day everyday a symptom of stomach cancer please help?

Gastric cancer: Would be very unlikely with your age and symptoms. Gastritis is a possibility and anxiety can be a complicating factor as well. A visit to a gastroenterologist should help work this issue out. ...Read more

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I've had a poor appetite lately im 22 I do get hungry in afternoon and eat lunch.But at night my appetite isnt there how common a symptom is that of stomach cancer?

I've had a poor appetite lately im 22 I do get hungry in afternoon and eat lunch.But at night my appetite isnt there how common a symptom is that of stomach cancer?

Not likely.: Although early satiety can be a common of stomach cancer, it would be extremely unlikely for a person in their early 20's to develop stomach cancer. Your symptoms might be due to other factors. Consider scheduling a visit with your physician. ...Read more

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Dull burning ache/pain in pit of stomach for 3 weeks there all day symptom of stomach cancer or anxiety?

Dyspepsia: You have dyspepsia- could be caused by different things including gastritis, ulcer, alcohol, can be worsened/related to psychological stress etc. Take some anti acid medicine, stop alcohol and stop smoking. Go to see your pmd to get checked. You are way too young to have gastric cancer - unless-if you have strong family history with stomach cancer at young age. ...Read more

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How common a symptom of colon cancer is stomach pain? Im scared of stomach and colon cancer I heard stomach cancer is really rare please shed some light

How common a symptom of colon cancer is stomach pain? Im scared of stomach and colon cancer I heard stomach cancer is really rare please shed some light

Why?: You are healthy, your family history is negative. Are you a smoker or excessive alcohol user? This sounds as if you may have a cancer phobia or fear. Have you had anxiety problems? Please see your doctor to discuss these issues. Stomach cancer young adults is exceedingly rare. Anxiety and phobic thinking are exceedingly common in the population. ...Read more

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14 year old girl burp a lot and I heard burping is a symptom of stomach cancer. So does she have stomach cancer? Upper abdomen is bloated.

14 year old girl  burp a lot and I heard burping is a symptom of stomach cancer. So does she have stomach cancer? Upper abdomen is bloated.

Cancer unlikely: Burping is not related to cancer. The girl may be swallowing air due to a nervous habit. If burping is the only issue, you may leave it alone. Get her HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Help please? What are the symptoms of stomach cancer?

Feeling full quickly: Signs and symptoms of stomach cancer may include: •fatigue •feeling bloated after eating •feeling full after eating small amounts of food •heartburn that is severe and persistent •indigestion that is severe and unrelenting •nausea that is persistent and unexplained •stomach painvomiting that is persistent •weight loss that is unintentional. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are the symptoms of stomach cancer?

Could you tell me what are the symptoms of stomach cancer?

Vague and subtle: Early fullness with meals (satiety), heartburn, sometimes difficulty swallowing if tumor is at top of stomach, black or dark stools, vague sense of enlargement or fullness just below breastbone, fatigue, decreased energy, muscle wasting or weakness, loss of taste for meat, craving ice, lack of interest in food, nausea, "indigestion." These are all vague, caused by many things, which means dx late ...Read more

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What are common stomach cancer symptoms?

What are common stomach cancer symptoms?

Stomach cancer: Stomach cancer can present with various symptoms. The most common are indigestion, abdominal pain and cramps, regurgitation (food just won't go down and come back up) and weight loss. Some people have bleeding resulting in dark or black feces. They become very weak due to anemia. Loss of appetite and pain when eating are also common. With advanced disease fever and night sweats can occur. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Gi Cancer (Definition)

Gastrointestinal cancer is malignant growth in some part of the gastrointestinal tract, including the stomach, the intestines, the ...Read more


Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Stomach Cancer (Definition)

Stomach cancer is an over proliferation of certain abnormal cells in the stomach. Symptoms include increased fullness, abdominal ...Read more