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What Are Late Signs Of Colon Cancer?

Postby Belldon » Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:53 am

When I go to the bathroom, just about over a week ago I had big healthy bowel movements. But for about a week I've had diarrhea, with some flat then some narrow stool. My question is, if something were blocking would the stool be the same shape all the time? Because in mine it's different shapes, some are narrower than others. Is this a sign of cancer?
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Postby Des » Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:01 am

Hello there,

It can also be a sign of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) because the spasms of the intestines can cause the stool to change shape. It can make you alternate between normal stool to diarrhea to constipation. With IBS, you can have small pebble like stool, thin stool...anything...

BUT you need to make SURE it's nothing else. Time to see a doctor.

Ribbon like stool can be caused by polyps (cancerous and non-cancerous) and it's a good idea to get it checked out. It can also be caused by IBS and a bowel obstruction too.

If you have abdominal pain and fever along with your symptoms you need to see a doctor asap, as the bowel obstruction might be more likely.
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Postby diandre18 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:08 am

Narrow Stools Ibs
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Postby mark » Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:19 am

This is due to variations in what you have been eating.
Some foods have a higher moisture content and make thinner stools; also, high fat content can also make thinner stools in some cases or give diarrhea; high vegetable and fruit and fiber content makes thicker, more rounded stools.
It is all dependent on your diet, not cancer.
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Postby Rycroft » Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:21 am

Signs and symptoms of colon cancer include:

Like most of the cancer Colorectal cancer also does not show any signs or symptoms in the early stage and only in Stage III or IV condition the symptoms corp up and is ended in diognosis of Colorectal cancer. The typical signs of colon cancers are -

-A change in your bowel habits, including diarrhea or constipation or a change in the consistency of your stool for more than a couple of weeks

-Rectal bleeding or blood in your stool

-Persistent abdominal discomfort, such as cramps, gas or pain

-Abdominal pain with a bowel movement

-A feeling that your bowel doesn't empty completely

-Weakness or fatigue

-Unexplained weight loss

Diarrhea, thin or thick stools, bleading,etc.,are quite normall and it mostly depends on the food intake you have. Also the symptoms told by you is the begining signs of Irritable Bowl syndrom, which is a troublesome condition and to be treated immediately.


It is difficult to tell you from the symptoms told by you if you have cancer or not and it has to be evaluated by a physician and confirmed. Please therefore see a doctor ASAP-
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Postby Reaghan » Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:50 am

these signs may be due to irritable bowel syndrome rather than sign of carcinoma of colon but if you want to know late sign of carcinoma are abdominal distension lower abdominal pain fresh blood with stool and some time incomplete evacuation of bowel
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