05 Jun, 2023
Symptoms of piles (haemorrhoids) and colorectal cancer can sometimes overlap, but there are distinct differences that can help differentiate between the two conditions.
Symptoms of colorectal cancer vary depending on the stage of the cancer, and site of cancer within the large intestine. Common signs and symptoms include:
It is very important to note that above mentioned symptoms can be caused by various conditions, and the presence of these symptoms does not necessarily indicate either piles or colorectal cancer. If you experience persistent or concerning symptoms, it is extremely important to consult a doctor for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Clinical examination followed by a colonoscopy needed would help establish the diagnosis and decide further treatment.