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Should I talk to my doctor about my carcinoid tumor symptoms?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

The symptoms may be subtle and cause only minor annoyance in the early stages, but left untreated, a carcinoid tumor could result in serious problems. If you suffer any of the symptoms of a carcinoid tumor and your have risk factors for developing a carcinoid tumor, you should see a doctor. A carcinoid tumor can cause conditions that include disruption of normal bowel movements, hormonal imbalances, and breathing problems.

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