What are 3 symptoms of colon cancer?
- A persistent change in your bowel habits, including diarrhea or constipation or a change in the consistency of your stool.
- Rectal bleeding or blood in your stool.
- Persistent abdominal discomfort, such as cramps, gas or pain.
- A feeling that your bowel doesn’t empty completely.
- Weakness or fatigue.
How does colon cancer start? Most colorectal cancers start as a growth on the inner lining of the colon or rectum. These growths are called polyps. Some types of polyps can change into cancer over time (usually many years), but not all polyps become cancer. The chance of a polyp turning into cancer depends on the type of polyp it is.
What are the 10 early signs of colon cancer?
- Blood in stool. When blood is in your stool, it might look like bright red streaks or dark purplish clots.
- Change in stool frequency.
- Change in stool appearance.
- Rectal pain.
- Abdominal pain.
- Unintentional weight loss.
- Fatigue or weakness.
What are the early stage symptoms of colon cancer?
- Alternating diarrhea and constipation, or other changes in bowel habits.
- Rectal bleeding or blood in the stool.
- Abdominal bloating, cramps or discomfort.
- A feeling that the bowel doesn’t empty completely.
- Stools that are thinner than normal.