This is a symptom which signifies different diseases, and one of the diseases is colon cancer. You need to check yourself and see the others symptoms.
- Sudden weight loss
General unexplained weight loss you need to accept it as a problem to your body. This must signifies some kind of disease. You need to go on regular checkups and you will have the knowledge about your organism.
So, if you weigh 150 pounds and you lose 7 and a half pounds within 6 months, your weight loss can be considered as sudden and unexplained.
This means that something’s wrong with your organism and your health.
- Irregular bowel movement
Most people do not pay much attention to their bowel movement. What you do not know is that the timing, appearance, and consistency can tell pretty much about your health, including the development of colon cancer.
Colon polyps are small cells which affect the intestines when cancerous. The large intestine is mostly affected, and the patient experiences changes in the stool.
If the changes are not caused by other ailments, diarrhea, constipation, watery and loose stool may be a sign of colorectal cancer.