Don’t ignore these warning signs & symptoms!
Changes in your urine or stool can be an indicator that something is not quite right in your body. These changes can be symptoms of cancer, but if you detect them early enough, you increase your odds of survival. Discover what to look for below, and remember: knowing and spotting cancer signs and symptoms early can save your life.
What To Look For:
- Any change to your normal pattern of urine or bowel movement (61)
- Blood in stool or urine (61)
- Repeated and frequent diarrhea or constipation for no apparent reason (61)
- Frequent, constantly urgent feeling or need to go to the bathroom (stool or urine)
- Not feeling totally empty after urinating or having a bowel movement (61)
- Pain or difficulty urinating or having a bowel movement (61)
- Changes in the size, shape, or color of the stool (62)
- Black, dark, or red stool (9)
- Changes in urine flow
- Rectal bleeding
- Urine color changes to a tea color or has red chips
- Pale or smelly stool
- Fatty coating over stool
- Loss of bladder control
Notice Something? Here’s What To Do Next:
- Should you spot any signs, consider them a “red flag”. It does not mean you have cancer. If signs do not disappear within one week, contact your medical team for a professional evaluation.