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Colon Cancer in Women

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Constipation, diarrhea, an inability to go, or distinct change in the size/shape/color of your stool could be a colon cancer symptom. More females than males are actually diagnosed with colon. Abdominal pain Abdominal pain, bloating, and nausea are also potential signs of colon cancer in women. These symptoms can occur after you eat and can be so uncomfortable that they cause a reduction in food intake (and eventual weight loss).

6. Signs of colon cancer in women mostly manifest as abnormalities in bowel movement. Adults, especially women, must pay close attention to changes in their bowel habits, such as: – change in stool consistency – frequent diarrhea and or constipation. Common symptoms of colon cancer to be aware of and watch out for include: Blood in your stool or bleeding from your rectum — Any amount or color of bleeding can be an early sign, so make sure you see a health care professional.

Colon blockage: Colon cancer can cause a blockage of the colon or grow through the colon wall and cause a hole in the bowel. Either of. Tell your doctor if your poop habits change for more than a few days or you have other symptoms like: Diarrhea Constipation Thin, dark, or bloody poop Belly pain or cramps Weakness and tiredness Unexplained weight loss. There are other conditions that can cause the same signs and symptoms as colon cancer.

Some of these conditions are very common. Bleeding in the stool can be caused by inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s disease. Ulcerative colitis (UC).

Premenopausal women might be tempted to dismiss the early warning signs of colon cancer, such as abdominal bloating and discomfort, as little more than menstrual issues. Although it is easy to distinguish between some colorectal and gynecological symptoms, such as bleeding (rectal vs. vaginal), the differences are not always clear. When you feel pain such as cramps, bloating and gas; or if your bowel movements are accompanied by pain, these can be a result of colon cancer or some other health problems. Symptoms of colon cancer in women are usually confused with other health issues.

And most of these symptoms are usually a result of a chain reaction another symptom. Symptoms of Colon cancer in women Some of the symptoms of colon cancer are listed below: There may be rectal bleeding or the stool may be mixed with blood. There may also be rectal pain in rare cases of advanced colon cancer.

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Abdominal distention, tympany, diminished bowel sounds, or rebound tenderness are ominous signs of fulminant colitis or toxic megacolon.

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The incidence of gastrointestinal cancer increases with age and therefore you must be alert to symptoms such as nausea, weight loss, anorexia, haematemesis, malena, and changes in the frequency and consistency of the stool.

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Other symptoms may include pelvic pain in women, constipation alternating with diarrhea, increased flatus, fever, sudden onset of painless rectal bleeding, and anemia in the presence of chronic blood loss.

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Apatient with any of these malignant tumours may experience a variety of signs and symptoms, including leucorrhoea, irregular vaginal bleeding, vaginal discharge, abdominal pain and pressure, bowel and bladder dysfunction, and vulvar itching and burning.

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A 47-year-old woman is evaluated 2 years after the diagnosis of serous epithelial ovarian carcinoma because of a 3-month history of unpredictable bowel function, intermittent nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain, expanding abdominal girth, and weight loss.

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Ovarian Cancer Ovarian cancer may present with many symptoms, including abdominal and or pelvic pain as well as abdominal distension or ‘bloating’, early satiety, and loss of appetite.

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Women may overlook the vague possible signs of ovarian cancer, such as bloating, change in bowel habits, backache, urinary changes, abnormal bleeding, weight loss, and fatigue.

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Age History of inflammatory or familial colon disease Personal history of breast, ovarian, or endometrial cancer Change in bowel habits with or without blood in stool Weight loss, pain, and abdominal fullness (late signs) • Assess for: 1.

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These include intermittent abdominal crampy pain, rectal or pelvic pain, cyclical rectal bleeding, tenesmus, constipation (especially with menses), decreased stool caliber, bloating, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and even bleeding from an umbilical nodule during menses (17).

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Symptoms of ovarian cancer are nonspecific and may include increased abdominal girth, pelvic pressure, bloating, back pain, constipation, abdominal pain, urinary urgency, indigestion, flatulence, increased waist size, leg pain, and pelvic pain.

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  • My insurance does NOT cover it. The cost to me for a colonoscopy would be $10,000.
    My health insurance alone costs me $10,000 a year!!!
    That’s $20,000!!!

  • The only reason im alive right now after metastasised lung cancer is eating 6 spicy thai peppers daily for several weeks. Hospitals are death factory’s in regard to certain diseases and the quicker you realise this the safer you will be in the long run. Once a Cancer metastasised you only have a 2 percent survival rate. My Brush with near death from cancer happened back in 2007.

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  • God measures our life like a breath or a flower that blooms in the morning and withers in the evening he even compares our life to a mist so death is normal no 1 can escape from it but we should concern ourselves with where we go after death cause there is life after death eternal life or eternal suffering.

  • Get tested. The sleep medication alone makes it worth your time. Also might save your life as well. I just had my 1st. It’s not as bad as I thought it would be. You feel nothing, go to sleep, wake up 20 mins. later with zero knowledge that you’ve had a scope up your poop shoot and can go about your day. It’s worth it.

  • They need to alert this so much more than it is. You are never too young because I had symptoms. I’m 32 and had one. If I had waited until I was 50 I’d probably be dead.

  • I dont have any of these stmotoms but i have been constipated for 3 months till now and it is not going away, is it serious please anyone inform me about that.

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  • What are other symptoms of this because as a woman I should not be farting as much as I am doing right now every time I turn around I am blowing someone away,,severe constipation one time and severe diarrhea the next,, I can’t afford to see a doctor,, I probably have something,, I also think I might have cervical cancer to,, my insurance is so crappy that they say most of the time too bad so sad crawl into the woods and die,

  • I get abdominal bloating after meal and my under eyes red circle appear and numbness. I feel very uncomfortable with it. Especially when I overeating my whole face getting red and if I keep overeating I go to toilet two to three times a week. I’ve seen my gp but they has no idea the symptoms. But I believe I got colon cancer… When I drink a lot I feel it in my stomach… Any idea or clue please remind me of it thank you… Notice.. There is no blood in my stool at all. But when I was 5 I remember that I had kind of gut infection and I had too many parasites in my stool.

  • I know this is weird but I don’t eat breakfast, I only eat lunch and dinner.

    but everytime I poop it’s not many or too much like what I’ve eaten yesterday. This is weird but anyone could Identify!/Answer what’s wrong?

  • Please help. I am getting more and more intolerant to foods. First alcohol, then fish, then milk, wheat, rice, citrus fruits, strawberries, grapefruit, fried food, tea, coffee. It is happening so fast. I feel drowsy every evening for four hours and it’s ruining my life. I tried living off just vegetables, meat and nuts but I can’t do it. And someone suggested I had colon cancer. No GP will take me seriously.

  • Good day,, it is possible if you have hemorrhoids it can also a reason for the body weight loss? Because i have blood in my stool and i really dont know this cause of hemorrhoids or rectal cancer, some symptoms that you mentioned i experienced already,, may i know also how long it last the symptoms of rectal cancer,, thank you so much,,

  • I am 16 and i bleed lot during peeing.Its almost 2years. I have consult but with medicine it cures only for week and again start bleeding what might be symptom

  • I’m having a lot of stress beacause I have all the symptoms I went to the emergency but told me I was constipated now I’m stressed and I couldn’t sleep beacause of this my stool narrow a litlle bit I’m scared and I’m constipated symptoms of blotead feelings