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    Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - Symptoms

    The most common symptoms are:

    • A change in bowel habits, such as narrow stools or frequent diarrhea or constipation.
    • Blood in the stool, or stools that look like black tar.
    • Loss of appetite.
    • Pain in the belly, especially gas pains, cramps, or a feeling of fullness.
    • Unexplained weight loss.
    • Constant tiredness (fatigue).

    Some people don't have any symptoms for some time.

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    If your cancer has spread, you may have other symptoms, depending on where the cancer is.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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