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.

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What are stomach cancer symptoms? I think my mom might have it but she won't tell me. See, I'm 10 & she doesn't want 2 worry me, she says it's just a stomach infection, and that everything will be alright. I highly doubt that and I'm super worried. My bro

Indigestion. The principal symptoms are subjective including abdominal pain, difficulty eating and holding food down and gastrointestinal acid reflux. You are 10 years of age and of course are worried about your Mom but she is unlikely to take you seriously. Why do you have this worry? Is there stomach cancer in your lineage; or did you read about it? This is a difficult position for you. Read more...

Can a 14-year-old girl get stomach cancer? Symptoms are bloating of the upper abdominal and a feeling of something stuck in her throat and chest.

Physician evaluation. Dear Julie: While it is unlikely for a 13 year old to get stomach cancer, her symptoms are not normal and she needs to be seen by her pediatrician to figure out what is causing them. I hope this helps. All the best, Ariel. Read more...

What are the most common symptoms of stomach cancer?

Clinical feature. Weight loss and persistent abdominal pain are the most common symptoms at initial diagnosis. The abdominal pain tends to be mid upper abdomen ( epigastric) , vague and mild early in the disease but more severe and constant as the disease progresses. Nausea, anemia from occult bleeding, also frequently happen. Read more...

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?

It's not. You're much younger than the typical stomach cancer patient and changes in appetite are rare in stomach cancer to begin with. If there's no unintended weight loss, i'd ignore it. If you're losing significant weight without trying to do this, a physician's office visit is in order. Read more...
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...

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

Brave up. Stomach pain is extremely common, especially due to acid reflux. Stomach cancer is less common than it once was, and less common than colon cancer, but if you are symptomatic, you'll want a definite diagnosis -- for your health and to be out of this state of anxiety that may itself be slowing you dwon. The large majority of cancers if detected early get cured. Get with a good primary care doc. Read more...
Depends. Abdominal pain in the region of the stomach could be related to the stomach, the pancreas, the transverse colon among a few things. If you are scared then the best thing to do is see a gastroenterologist to determine if you are a candidate for an upper endoscopy and colonoscopy. If both are negative your fears are resolved for 5-10 years. Read more...
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...