Is loss of appetite in 22 yr old common symptom of stomach or colon cancer?

Not necessary. Loss if appetite can happen for many reasons , upset stomach depression and also for stomach ca.. If u r concerned about something see u pcp for evaluation.
No anorexia is not . You are asking this question many times. That suggests a nosophobia (unnatural fear of being sick). That is a subset of anxiety disorders and ocd. Please see your doctor for a referral to a psychiatrist or psychologist.
No. Unless you have strong family history of early onset stomach or colon cancer, you are extremely unlikely to have these tumor at the age of 22 years. Consult with your doctor for other causes of loss of appetite including depression.

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I don't know why im so fearful of colon cancer at my age of 22 I have a poor appetite but no other symptoms like weight loss or fever how common is the cancer in a 22 year old? Is lack of appetite a symptom of colon cancer?

Unusual. I had answered with the data on colon cancer to your question. From age 20-30 the percentage of people with colon cancer is a little over 1 %. Remember that most people of any age do not get colon cancer. At your age this is very low on the list of causes. Anxiety, thyroid disease, stress, bad diet are all much more likely. See your doc so that you can stop worrying and live life happily. Read more...
It is very uncommon . 90 % of colon cancers diagnosed are over 50. In the years 2000-2003, the percentage of cases diagnosed under age 20 was 0% and from 20-34 was 0.9%. Family history in 1st degree relatives increases your risk as does some of the hereditary colon polyp diseases and smoking. A change in bowel habits, rectal bleeding , or abd pain/cramps are the common sxs of colon cancer, not just a poor appetite. Read more...
Anxiety disorder? You may have a phobic anxiety disorder. Please check with your doctor for further elucidation of fear and possible treatment. Read more...

I understand colon cancer is rare in my 20s im 22 but is early satiety or loss of appetite specific symptoms of colon cancer? What are the main signs?

Wt loss. And early satiety are not normal, and you need a real vs a virtual person to ask you things, examine you, and see if further tests are needed. The one thing i'm fairly sure this is not is colon cancer. Can produce overt or covert blood, cramping, varied and changed bm patterns. A physical exam and full history would help a lot before mor costly testing. Read more...

22 yr old I am are colon cancer a rare sign of colon cancer? Its not listed as the signs of colon cancer im scared I may have it because of noappetite

Rarely. No appetite (anorexia) is a rare and late presentation of colon cancer. Your age is another reason you are unlikely to have colon cancer. Rectal bleeding, change in stools or abdominal pain/bloating are more common symptoms. Anorexia can indicate other problems so i recommend you see your doctor, especially if it is making you lose weight! Read more...
Go to your doctor. Please check out www.Michaelsmission.Org it is a very informative website about colorectal cancer. Read more...

25 yo female, no family history of colon cancer - bloating ulq, sometimes with pain. No blood in stools, changes in stools from constipation to softer stools. Gas, loss of appetite. Colon cancer?

Unlikely. Colon cancer is very unlikely in someone as young as 25. Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) and other kinds of bowel problems are much more common occurrences in your age range. Also some medications can change bowel function -- you don't list any meds, so i don't know what might apply to your situation. Your family physician can help you with ibs, and/or a gastroenterologist. Read more...
Colon cancer. At age 25 is low probability unless it is in the context of a strong family history. Your discomfort is not likely due to colon cancer. Good luck. Read more...
Michael's Mission. Please check out www.Michaelsmission.Org it is a very informative website about colorectal cancer. Read more...

22 year old male terrified of colon cancer my appetite hasnt really been there lately how likely is it due to colon cancer what are my realistic odds?

Very unlikely. Great majority of cases after age 50. Earlier cases usually have a strong family history of colon cancer, or familial polyp syndrome_ fairly rare. Bad appetite can be due to lots of causes in a 22 year old. Colon cancer is a very unlikely cause. Read more...
Odds are small.... Colon cancer would be quite rare at your age. Are you having symptoms such as bleeding from the rectum (not usually cancer - more likely to be a tear or hemorrhoid) or black bowel movements? Do you have a family history with many folks who have colon cancer at young ages? Have you been advised by a doctor to start having colonoscopies early? If not, you may want to talk to your doctor re: anxiety. 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...

Am 27 yr old & a pile patient (2nd stg).I hav a bad bloating stomach. Stools 4/5 times/day. Had stool test pH level is 5.0.Scared if it is colon cancer.?

Flu. Doubt it is colon cancer- sounds more like you have an intestinal bug that is bothering you, and you need to be followed up for that. The ph level of the stool isn't worth the paper it is done with. Read more...

I'm 23 yr old having stomach pain, gas, inflammation, and bowel problems. My grandmother had colon cancer. Can I test for cancer this early?

Probably not... At 23, you should pay attention to what and how to eat a healthy foods such as those with less sugar, fat, and salt, with more vegetables and fruits, with less junky foods, with more nuts, beans, etc. Besides more exercise, better sleep, and no overindulgence and obsession for everything we do in life, will help live a long happy life. As to concern for family history of colon cancer, ask doctor. Read more...