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Sheeza Basharat
Sheeza Basharat7 months ago
10 warning signs of Colon Cancer

10 warning signs of Colon Cancer

What is colorectal cancer? Colorectal carcinoma or colorectal cancer is the cancer of large intestine and/or rectum What are the risk factors of colon cancer? There are several risk factors we can count. However, the most important one is older age. The chances of having colon cancer increases with age. There are other RISK FACTORS like: History of inflammatory bowel disease such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Family history of colorectal cancer or colorectal polyps Approximately 5% of cases are attribute to genetic causes such as Familial adenomatous polyposis & Lynch syndrome Some lifestyle factors may also contribute to an increase risk of colorectal cancer like Low-fibre and High fat diet A diet low in fruit and vegetables Lack of regular physical exercise, alcohol consumption and tobacco use Here are the SIGNS & SYMPTOMS of colon cancer 1. Change in bowel habits: Change in bowel habits including constipation or diarrhoea that lasts for more than a few days. 2. Narrowing of Stool: You may also have stools that appear narrower than usual or have a different size or shape than normal. 3. Blood in your stool: Bright Red blood or Blood in your stool that makes it look dark brown or black can also be associated with the colon cancer. 4. Abdominal pain and bloating: Pain in your rectum or abdominal area.The abdominal pain in colorectal cancer may be due to partial or complete obstruction of the bowl or evasion of the cancer into the peritoneum. 5. Unexplained anaemia: If you are anemic, you may find that you are tired, weak and may experience fatigue that improve upon resting. 6. Palpable Mass: Swollen abdominal mass can be palpable on the right lower quadrant of abdomen 7. Tenesmus: It is a feeling or sensation of urge to defecate and also a sensation of incomplete defecation. Other possible signs of colon cancer are: 8. Unexplained weigth-loss which means you are losing weight without trying. 9. Vomiting 10. Fever DIAGNOSIS: stage 4 colon cancer risk factors for colon cancer who's at a risk of colon cancer colon cancer signs and symptoms colon cancer early signs signs of colon cancer early warning signs of colon cancer screening for colon cancer colon cancer warning signs colon cancer support late stage colon cancer symptoms of colon cancer by:

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