Signs & Symptoms of Bowel Cancer

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Patient: What are the symptoms of bowel cancer

Doctor: Bowel (colorectal) cancer is cancer of the colon or rectum, and it arises from the cells that line the bowel. Signs and symptoms of bowel cancer include:A change in your bowel habits, including diarrhea or constipation or a change in the consistency of your stoolRectal bleeding or blood in your stoolPersistent abdominal discomfort, such as cramps, gas or painA feeling that your bowel doesn’t empty completelyWeakness or fatigueUnexplained weight loss

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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