8 doctors weighed in:
Is foul smelling stool from colon cancer?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jan Rakinic
Surgery - Colorectal
4 doctors agree
In brief: Probably not, but...
There can be many reasons for changes in the odor of stool.
Diet and medications are just a few. If there is a change that seems to persist for longer than a week or two, see your doctor for a discussion.

In brief: Probably not, but...
There can be many reasons for changes in the odor of stool.
Diet and medications are just a few. If there is a change that seems to persist for longer than a week or two, see your doctor for a discussion.
Dr. Jan Rakinic
Dr. Jan Rakinic
Thank
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not necessarily
There are many causes of foul smelling stool, e.
g., fat malabsorption, c. Difficile infection, certain foods that bring undigested material to colon, e.g. Bean; overeating in general. Vast majority of the time this symptoms is not related to colon cancer.

In brief: Not necessarily
There are many causes of foul smelling stool, e.
g., fat malabsorption, c. Difficile infection, certain foods that bring undigested material to colon, e.g. Bean; overeating in general. Vast majority of the time this symptoms is not related to colon cancer.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Thank
Read more answers from doctors