Bloating excessive gas occasional diarrhea and dry stools, not anaemic, stool test normal and no weight loss, could it be bowel cancer? I'm 24

Too young toworry. Colon cancer would be the last thing you need to consider.it is rare in young people. You can ignore this for now.Only if this persists, you should go see a physician and let him/her help you.Unless there is rectal bleeding you do not need to think Cancer!

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