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Is constant diarrhea or constipation a symptom of colon cancer or IBS. What is one alarming sign of colon cancer. Thanks?

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Dr Erik Borncamp
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In brief: Cancer is rare...

These are not typical presenting symptoms of colorectal cancer but could be seen in cancer patients in some cases.
On the other hand these ARE common IBS symptoms. An easy way to reassure yourself is see a surgeon or GI doc who will be able to examen you and do some tests including a colonoscopy which. They can set your mind to rest. Feel better soon

In brief: Cancer is rare...

These are not typical presenting symptoms of colorectal cancer but could be seen in cancer patients in some cases.
On the other hand these ARE common IBS symptoms. An easy way to reassure yourself is see a surgeon or GI doc who will be able to examen you and do some tests including a colonoscopy which. They can set your mind to rest. Feel better soon
Dr Erik Borncamp
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