Colon Cancer?

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I seem to have all the symptoms of colon cancer other than blood in my stool. Ive lost 5-10 pounds over the last year and im only 17. My family also has no history of colon cancer to. Am i just over thinking or could i really have cancer?

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    Schedule a colonoscopy. Very important if this runs in the family.

    same here have a colonoscopy every 2 years. They pluck out pyallops and send to the lab for evaluation. Very simple proceedure.

    be proactive and put your health first .

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    If there are other symptoms like pain etc go to your doctor and get it checked out your very young for colon cancer but losing weight itself could be a hundred different things but go see your doctor to put your mind at rests

    I'm retry sure it's nothing to worry about

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    Hi roscoe82837

    If there is no blood in your stool then I doubt you have colon cancer....and you say there is no family history of colon cancer either...but erring on the side of caution i would visit your doc tell of your symptoms and request a colonoscopy if you are anxious about it. The anxiety may be the cause of your weight loss........best wishes...

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