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Diarrhea A Symptom Of Colon Cancer

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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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Unfortunately, Colorectal Cancer strike without symptoms. For this reason, is very important to have regular examinations, called Colorectal screenings, to detect early problems. However, not all colorectal cancers without symptoms. One of early symptoms of colon Cancer may be bleeding. Often, tumors bleed only small amounts, off and on, and evidence of blood is found only during testing of stool. When tumors larger, other symptoms may develop. They include: in bowel habits. Constipation, diarrhea, and bowel incontinence, although symptoms of other, less serious, problems, can also be sign of Colorectal Cancer. Blood on or on stool. By far most alarming of all symptoms, blood on or on stools can be symptom of Colorectal Cancer. But, it does not indicate cancer. Numerous other problems can cause bleeding in digestive tract, including hemorrhoids, ulcers, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn's disease, to name only few. In addition, iron and some foods, such as beets, can give stool black or red appearance, falsely indicating blood on stool. However, if you notice on your stool, see your doctor to rule out serious condition and to ensure proper treatment is receive. Unexplained anemia. Anemia is shortage of red blood cells, sort that carry oxygen throughout body. If you are anemic you will most likely feel tired and sluggish, so much so rest does not make you feel better. Unusual stomach or pain Unexplained weight loss Fatigue Vomiting If you experience any of these symptoms, it is important to see your doctor to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment. For patients with Colorectal Cancer, early diagnosis and treatment can be lifesaver.

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Colorectal Cancer Signs & Symptoms

Unfortunately, some cancers might be present without any signs or symptoms. For this reason, it is very important to have colorectal screenings to detect problems early. Best Screening Evaluation Is Colonoscopy. Other screening options include fecal occult blood tests, fecal DNA tests, flexible barium enema, and CT colonography. Age At Which Such Screening Tests Begin Depends Upon Your Risk Factors, Especially Family History Of Colon And Rectal Cancers. Even if you do not have family history of colorectal cancer or polyps, tell your doctor if you have any signs that could indicate colorectal cancer, no matter what your age. Common signs of colorectal cancer include following: change in bowel habits: Constipation, diarrhea, narrowing of stools, incomplete evacuation, and bowel incontinence, although usually symptoms of other, less serious problems can also be symptoms of colorectal cancer. Blood on or on stool: by far most noticeable of all signs, blood on or on stool can be associated with colorectal cancer. However, it does not necessarily indicate cancer, since numerous other problems can cause bleeding in digestive tract, including hemorrhoids, anal tears, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn's disease, to name only few. In addition, iron and some foods, such as beets, can give stool black or red appearance, falsely indicating blood on stool. However, if you notice blood in or on your stool, your doctor to rule out serious condition and to ensure that proper treatment is receive. Unexplained Anemia: Anemia is shortage of red blood cells cells that carry oxygen throughout body. If you are you may experience shortness of breath. You may also feel tired and sluggish, so much that rest does not make you feel better. Abdominal or pelvic pain or bloating Unexplained weight loss Vomiting If you any of these signs or symptoms, it is important to see your doctor for evaluation. For patients with colorectal cancer, early diagnosis and treatment be life-saving.

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Risk factors

There is growing list of risk factors that act alone or in combination to increase people's chances of developing Colorectal Cancer. Some factors increase your risk of developing Colorectal Cancer are unavoidable and ca be change. Age is one of them. Your chances of developing this cancer increase after you reach age of 50. Prior history of colon polyps prior history of bowel diseases family history of Colorectal Cancer Having certain genetic syndromes, such as familial adenomatous polyposis being of Eastern European, Jewish or African other risk factors are avoidable. This means you can change them decrease your risk of developing Colorectal Cancer. Avoidable risk factors include: being overweight or having obesity, being smoker, being heavy drinker, having type 2 diabetes Having sedentary lifestyle consuming diet high in processed meats

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