6 Signs of Colon Cancer Every Woman Should Know

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Have You Been Feeling Shortness Of Breath Recently?

Along with anemia, breathing trouble can be another sign that internal bleeding is occurring. Mainly, it’s an indication of a slow bleed, which commonly happens with colon cancer due to ruptured cancerous polyps.

Patricia Raymond, M.D., explains why this symptom occurs: “If you aren’t bleeding aggressively or vomiting blood, your body puts more plasma in the blood without making any more iron or red blood cells, preventing you from losing blood in big volumes but reduces the blood’s ability to carry oxygen, which is where the shortness of breath comes in.”

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