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POSSIBLE COLON CANCER

hello , im 23 years old and for a while now ive had some pretty strange symptoms I've been having off and on bright red blood on toilet paper after bowel movements its barley ever on the stool i think in the last 3 years or so ive only seen blood on top of the stool once or twice its mostly just on the toilet paper its bright red someone told me that if it was just bright red then it was probably just hemmroids or something like that but the other day i notices that i had a lump in my left side its somewhat tender i kept trying to feel it and made it sore i guess . the lump with the bleeding has been freakin me out quit a bit . but the thing is is tht i would think colon cancer bleeding would be a all the time thing my bleeding seems to come and go like now i haven't had any bleeding or seen any blood in like a week  but also my bowl movements are somewhat weird to i can go a whole day with out having a bowl movement then somedays can have like 3 the bleed comes mostly when the stool is hard i don't have any lose of weight , but i have been experiencing fatigue for quit a while anybody got any idea as to what this could be ive got a appointment with a doctor next week
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Get it Checked!!! Ore than likely if it was colon cancer it would have canned you by now!! However, their are many problems that can happen in the colon. At 23, if you tend to it now, you may be able to avoid colon cancer which comes on people with these types of issues later in life after 40!
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Well sure it's a clear symptoms of colon cancer which should be treated as soon as possible.
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Colon cancer at your age without family history is rare.  What you described is consistent with IBS.  The mass you felt could be constipated stool.  The bleeding likely is from straining and hemorrhoid.  The stress from worrying about whether you have colon cancer will in and of itself make IBS symptoms worse.  Constipation can cause fatigue.  

What you needed is - (1) prep-H and sitz bath to relieve hemorrhoid, (2) stay on a high fiber diet (consider adding 2 tablespoons of flaxseeds to your daily diet), (3) drink lots of fluid, (4) practice relaxation and deep breathing.  If your symptom persists after you have tried all if the above for 2-3 months, then maybe a visit to your doctor would be helpful.
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