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What are the symptoms of stomach cancer?

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People with early stomach cancer don�t usually have any symptoms. If there are symptoms, they are typically vague. These can include:

�Indigestion and stomach discomfort

�A bloated feeling after eating

�Mild nausea

�Loss of appetite

�Heartburn

Peptic ulcers and acid reflux (also called GERD) cause similar symptoms. Many other conditions can cause these symptoms as well. People may not realize the problem is serious and put off seeing a doctor. A gastric tumor can get very big before it causes other symptoms.

SOURCES:
American Academy of Family Physicians.
The Mayo Clinic. "Stomach Cancer."
The Journal of the American Medical Association, January 14, 2004; Vol. 291 No. 2

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on July 31, 2020

SOURCES:
American Academy of Family Physicians.
The Mayo Clinic. "Stomach Cancer."
The Journal of the American Medical Association, January 14, 2004; Vol. 291 No. 2

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on July 31, 2020

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