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Should I talk to my doctor about my small intestine cancer symptoms?

You should talk to your doctor if you experience any unusual or persistent abdominal pain or lumps, blood in your stool, vomiting, or unexplained weight loss, which can be symptoms of small intestine cancer. These symptoms may result from a number of diseases with varying degrees of severity. Only your doctor can make a proper diagnosis and determine a treatment plan.

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