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Taking slimming coffee, fullness of stomach, abdominal cramping, watery stools. Symptoms of colorectal cancer?

hi Im Jer, 21 y/o, female . Im taking slimming coffee(brazilian coffee, known as appetite suppresant). i would say that this is effective for i lost 26 pounds in 5-6 weeks...These past few days, i easily get full even i just ate a little. i experienced abdominal cramping (upper abdomen, just below the rib cage, under the xyphoid process) last week for 4 days that was relieved by heating pad that i put over my abdomen. Today, im experiencing watery stool (light brown), i have taken 3 capsules of imodium but no result.. my questions are: Could this condition im experiencing be possible for colorectal cancer? if so, Could this slimming coffee became the reason why my health is at risk?
Asked On : Mon, 19 Nov 2012
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Sep 2012
Hello, welcome to HCM
The symptoms you described indicates a side effect of the coffee you are taking.
It does not allow the fatty materials to get absorbed into our body. So, these fats causes loose watery stool.
Stop that coffee. Consult with a gastroenterologist.
Do not worry, it is not due to colorectal carcinoma.
Answered: Wed, 21 Nov 2012
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