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6 Colon Pain Symptoms That Should Never Be Ignored

Abdominal pain

This situation can happen to most of us if we eat or drink something bad. But if you frequently feel an increasing pain in the lower abdomen, you could be suffering from some inflammatory bowel disease such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or even cancer.


Frequent experience of constipation and pain during defecation, it might be diverticulitis, which are small inflamed pouches inside your colon, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome, a complex disease in which this symptom is associated with things like diarrhea, bloating, pain, and gas. A proper diet can sometimes heal this, but if it’s ignored for long time it may need surgery to heal properly.


If you frequently have stools that are too soft or liquid, it shows that your colon isn’t working properly, it’s not absorbing water and other substances, and it is inflamed. Multiple colon diseases are associated with diarrhea, like Irritated Bowel Syndrome, diverticulitis, and Crohn’s disease. If the condition lasts for longer than 24 hours, you should visit a doctor since he may prescribe a colonoscopy to exclude more serious diseases and cancer

Blood in stool

Presence of blood on your toilet paper, or in the toilet water, it may be inflammation. If you find dark blood, almost black, in your stool, or if you have bloody diarrhea, you need to see a doctor as soon as possible because it might be Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, or in the worst case, cancer.

Intestinal gas

When you experience too much and smelly gas, it means that there's indigestion or the colon has failed to absorbed some materials. This can occur due to a lack of good bacteria, to inflammation, or to abnormal intestinal movements, like with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. It’s important to understand if it’s due to eating certain foods like beans, cabbage, whole grains, cheese, prunes, pears, or if it’s a symptom of a colon disease.

Lack of energy

When the colon isn’t working properly, tje person suffer from a lack of precious nutrients, minerals, and vitamins. It can make the person to feel tired and cause sleep problems. If you suddenly become exhausted after daily activities at home or at work, it may be due to colitis or Crohn’s disease or it could even indicate cancer.

We are all advised to take care of our colon by eating lots of fiber from vegetables, fruits, nuts, cereals, and lowering our consumption of red meat, fried foods, sugar, alcohol, and coffee. Consider quitting smoking and start drinking enough water every day. Pay attention to the symptoms above and don’t hesitate to see a doctor, if necessary.

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