Could you tell me what are signs of bowel cancer?

Bowel issues. Depending upon where in the colon or bowler the cancer arises and how advancednitnis it can cause different sympts or none at all. This screening is very important with routine stool exams for blood and colonoscopies once 50yo in non high risk patients. Bright red blood can mean a lower colon or bowel problem, dark blood or stool can b due to upper colon or stomach issue. Pain/change in stool.

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How can I tell if I have got bowel cancer at the age of 14?

Please. Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. Read more...

What are the big warning signs for bowel cancer? And are there and additional symptoms some May experience?

Pain. Bowl censer usually cause pain in abdomen and bleedind in stool. Read more...
Rectal bleeding. is the most common sign of bowel cancer. Changes in bowel habits - constipation/diarrhea usually aren't. If you are asking this question for yourself and you have no family history of bowel cancer, you are at extremely low risk of bowel cancer at your age. You may want to visit your GP for a checkup. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! Read more...

Endometriosis or bowel cancer, how to tell?

Whether intraluminal. Endometriosis representing implants of endometrial tissue on various structures of the peritoneal cavity enlarge with hormone changes causing symptoms related to where they are present. Bowel cancer is an intraluminal lesion that can be defined if in colon, by colonoscopy and biopsy. Read more...

Is bleeding from the butt a sign of bowel cancer?

Maybe. Bleeding should be evaluated. It may be something such as ulcers in the stomach or hemorrhoids. However, bleeding could be a sign of colon cancer. This may need a gastroenterology (GI) doctors evaluation. Read more...
Can be. It can be caused by variety of things- including cancer. Nobody knows for sure unless you go to see your doctor and have it checked. One thing is for sure, however, that you would need to have a trip to go to see your gastroenterologist for a GI work-up ( colonoscopy and +/- an endoscopy if warranted. ). Read more...

Please tell me, could a CT tap show bowel cancer?

Sometimes. I'm not sure what a "ct tap" is. I assume it's a typo for "ct scan". A ct scan of the abdomen and pelvis can sometimes show bowel cancer, but often they can be difficult to detect, particularly in the large bowel (though this is improved with dedicated ct colonography, which increases detection of colon cancers though may not find other diseases as well as a standard ct). Read more...

Can you tell me about the treatment order for bowel cancer?

Thus. Colon cancer is typically treated with surgery plus or minus chemo. Rectal cancer is usually treated with combined chemoradiation first and then surgery. Please note that the specifics of treatment will vary depending on the stage and other particularities of the case. It's not a one size fits all. Read more...
Stage and type. It depends on the location and stage of the cancer. For localized colon cancer-typically surgery will come first then followed by chemotherapy if indicated. For rectal ca- small cancer-surgery first then followed by radiation/chemo. Bigger lesion- chemo and radiation followed by surgery. Anal cancer-chemo/rad is the way to go.For a stage IV -chemo will be the mainstay therapy. Discuss with your md. Read more...

I have 2 hard lumps in my head they r about the size of a marble. Can they b a sign of bowel cancer ?

See a Dr. It is near to impossible to know unless someone can see and feel the lump and or have a biopsy. If you have cancer anywhere else there could be some real concern. Read more...
Unlikely. I'm not sure why you are concerned about "bowel cancer" from lumps in your head. Bowel cancer presents in many ways but head lumps is not one i'm familiar with. If you have blood in your bowel movements or abdominal pain or unexplained weight loss that might be suggestive. Either way you should see your primary care doctor for an evaluation. Read more...

Is small bowel inflammation an early sign of small bowel cancer?

It is not. Unless it's Crohn's, there's no connection, and even if it is , it's weak. Read more...
See below. Is the inflammation the duodenum or ileum. Inflammation in the duodenum can be seen with peptic injury, various meds (NSAIDs), infections, stasis, celiac sprue, Crohn's disease, or be non-specific. Ileal inflammation can be seen with NSAIDs (ibuprofen), infection, or possibly Crohn's disease. Sprue and Crohn's carry a low risk of malignancy after several years as they are both chronic conditions. Read more...