Can you gain weight with stomach cancer?

Usually gastric. Cancer, treated or not, causes weight loss. Can you gain weight? Anything is possible, but this would not be likely or predictable.

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Haven't had solid bowl movement more then 8 months pain & feel mass upper abdomen weight gain dad has colon cancer & aunt has stomach cancer worried?

Don't think cancer. Do think of having a good examination and solid efforts to treat whatever is the cause. Follow the dietary and behavioral recommendations that result and reassure yourself that it is not cancer. This may involve psychotherapy aimed at health anxiety issues. Take it step by step - start with a good GI exam. Good luck. Read more...
Lots of issues... You're describing many systemic concerns, but its impossible to tell here if your symptoms are all due to organic/metabolic disease or even related. Granted, your family history is notable, ; may indicate lynch syndrome. A thorough history ; physical with some simple investigatory lab studies ; x-rays would be a great place to start in getting the answers, reassurance ;/or treatment you need. Read more...

Appetite loss but no weight loss im 22 what is it most likely cause? Someone told me stomach cancer

Not likely at 22! Stomach ca is very low on the list of causes for a 22 year old with anorexia. Appetite is a complex process mediated by the brain, emotions, metabolic needs, health of the gut & surrounding organs. Lack of weight loss is good news. I recommend a visit to your doctor to discuss the circumstances that preceeded your anorexia & that may contribute to its persistence. Simple testing is appropriate. Read more...
Another name. For appetite loss is anorexia...Causes from psychological to physical abound. Gi cancer is quite low on the suspicion list for a 22 year old, especially without weight loss. Never too soon to get a complete physical and history to fill in all the missing details. Read more...
Decrease apetite. The fact that your weight's been stable means that you dont have to worry too much.The more you worry, the more you think about so many things like cancer etc- and that makes you loss more of your apetite. Stomach cancer is rare at your age- unless you have a family history of stomach cancer at young age. More common causes- depression, drugs alcohol, chronic disease etc.Discuss further w/ your md. Read more...

Upper left stomach and rib pain. Loose stools. Burping. Wind. Headaches. Slight food reflux for 2wks. Weight fine. Appetite fine. Could it be stomach cancer?

Lots of poss answers. The possibility of cancer exists, but, so does a mild infection. My main suggestion-based on the 2 week history alone- is to see a doc to get an appropriate exam and work up. No one will be able to answer your question beyond this without the added information. Read more...

I'm 18 years old. Worried about stomach cancer. Had weight loss unintended, trapped wind and indigestion, green and yellow stool, loud stomach?

Not yet. My first concern is celiac sprue / gluten enteropathy. If this isn't the case, still get a proper workup, including checks for Whipple's, Crohn's, others. Your physician knows how to handle this. Cancer is very unlikely; other serious disease could well be present. Read more...
Very unlikely. These would not be symptoms of stomach cancer, and at age 18 it would be extremely unlikely. If these symptoms continue you should see a physician for work up. Celiac disease is one possibility. Read more...
Other causes? Stomach cancer would be very unlikely in a young man. However, there are myriad other possible causes of your symptoms that your doctor can help you figure out what they are and how to treat them. Read more...

What is stomach cancer?

A serious disease. Stomach cancer is an abnormal growth of the lining of the stomach. It can cause pain and bleeding. If caught early, stomach cancer can be treated by surgically removing the cancer, along with some normal stomach. Stomach cancer can grow quite quickly and move to other organs, at which time it is usually incurable. Read more...
Multiple things. A malignancy of the stomach and it could be from any of the cells acting up. Read more...