Friday, June 11, 2010

Symptoms of colorectal cancer

Does colorectal cancer cause symptoms?

Common symptoms of colorectal cancer include the following:

  • Change in bowel habits
  • Diarrhea, constipation, or feeling that the bowel does not empty completely
  • Blood in the stool (either bright red or very dark in color)
  • Stools that are narrower than usual
  • General abdominal discomfort (frequent gas pains, bloating, fullness, and/or cramps)
  • Weight loss with no known reason
  • Constant tiredness
  • Vomiting
These symptoms can be caused by cancer or by a number of other conditions. It is important to check with a doctor.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Most read colonoscopy CPT codes