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There I am 20 years old I have been getting pains coming

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Hi there I am 20 years old I have been getting pains coming and going in abdomen area and when I take a dump(poo) it can be quite painful, the stool itself has no blood but is shaped in small solid balls and when i wipe blood is on the tissue i have been thinking i have bowel cancer? I know this is bit of an odd question just need to know if it's serious or not.
This is Dr. David
small hard balls is a sign of constipation and that you are not getting enough fiber in your diet.
this is not caused by bowel cancer.
you need to eat more fruits and vegetables and fiber in your diet
you can also use metamucil or fiber supplements to help
are you willing to eat more fiber and see if that helps?
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