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 

Bowel cancer screening Information

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