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Bowel Cancer Awareness

Bowel cancer may have no symptoms or, equally, some typical symptoms may indicate a less serious medical problem such as haemorrhoids (piles)

 

See your doctor if you see any of the following initial symptoms:

 

         Blood In Your Faeces Or Bleeding From The Rectum

         Change In Normal Bowel Habits That Persists For Over 3 Weeks – Increased Frequency,  

   Constipation Or Diarrhoea

         Abdominal Pain

         Unexplained Weight Loss

 

As bowel cancer progresses it may lead to anaemia symtoms of anaemia include:

 

           Fatigue

           Breathlessness

 

Sometimes bowel cancer can cause an obstruction in the bowel with symptoms that include:

 

         Feeling Of Bloating – Usually Around The Belly Button

         Abdominal Pain

         Constipation

         Vomiting

 

When To Seek Medical Advice!!!!!

 

See your GP if any of these symptoms persist while the symptoms are unlikely to be due to bowel cancer – these type of symptoms should always be investigated further 

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