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Experience:  Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.
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Good Day i am literally afraid i have stomach or colon cancer

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Good Day i am literally afraid i have stomach or colon cancer i have had problems with my stomach or rather my abdominal region for 2 weeks now and it has me very worried as i recently had a friend pass from cancer so it has me worried my symptoms are
1.Cramping in stomach just under the breast bone comes and goes
2.Cramping in intestinal area more consistent than upper but comes and goes
3.Had Diarrhea once on the Sunday but that went away
4.Feeling constipated
5.Was feeling bloated but not anymore
6.Feel heartburn more now
7.Feel Nausea in the morning
8.Passing gas through belching and other end but not so much
9. Uncomfortable feeling even after drinking ater a feeling a fullness
10. I still have an Appetite
I went to one doctor who game me only gaviscon after sticking his finger up my butt and said he felt pressure in my colon and said i had IBS which i have never experienced in my life and the second doctor i went too said i had a Stomach infection (i tested posistive for h pylori 3 years ago had a course of antibiotics) and prescribed my Domperidone and Doxcycline and Gaviscon im just worried that i have stomach or colon cancer i just lost my friend to that dreaded disease and just had a little girl so im kind of worried i wont be around for her sighhhhhh what would be the difference of my sysmptoms versus an ulcer or cancer or stomach infection
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hellothere is no indication of cancer.Too young.We don't start screening till age 50.Unless everyone in the family had cancer at an early age. OK, so that is an initial answer….Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

So what do you think this could be

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
IBSBad dietDiverticulosisParasites...stool samples can clear that up. please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.