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Unexplained weight loss, frequent bowel movements, pain in middle of abdomen. Do i have symptons of small intestine cancer?

do I have symptons of small intestine cancer?-had capsule endoscopy yesterday-unexplained weight loss of 34 lbs in 16months-frequent bowel movements-especially after meals-pain in middle of abdomen-haven t had results of test yet-is small intestine cancer a possibility?
Tue, 28 Jan 2014
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Hi
Thanks for your query.
Yes, it is a possibility. But there are other possibilities, like malabsorption syndrome or inflammatory bowel disease. The lab tests will help in formulating exact diagnosis and treatment plan.
Hope this helps.
Regards
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Unexplained weight loss, frequent bowel movements, pain in middle of abdomen. Do i have symptons of small intestine cancer?

Hi Thanks for your query. Yes, it is a possibility. But there are other possibilities, like malabsorption syndrome or inflammatory bowel disease. The lab tests will help in formulating exact diagnosis and treatment plan. Hope this helps. Regards