What are the causes of colon pain?

Answer Colon pain can be caused by irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, diverticulitis, constipation, heartburn, indigestion, or colon cancer. Persistent discomfort in the colon or severe pain requires medi... Read More »

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Enlarged Colon Pain?

Part of your digestive system, your colon, or large intestine, is located below your stomach. Disease or stretching can cause your colon to enlarge, which can result in pain.

Can you have colon cancer and have no other symptoms except pain?

It is very possible to have colon cancer with no symptoms at all. Abdominal pain is not an early warning symptom for colon cancer. Intermittent abdominal pain in a 21 year old is far more likely t... Read More »

What Is Pain in the Ascending Colon Region?

The colon is an important organ of the digestive system. The organ is divided into the cecum, ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, sigmoid and rectum. A pain in the colon could be d... Read More »

Can colon problems cause lower back pain?

Colon problems can cause lower back pain. For example, constipation can put pressure on the lower back, and straining can also affect the muscles. Fecal impaction, or a blockage of hardened stool, ... Read More »