You don’t need to rely solely on regular check-ups and tests to protect yourself from many diseases, including cancer. It is important to pay attention to everything that is inexplicable, strange and unusual.
- Chest pain or chronic cough
Bronchitis and coughing can be symptoms of certain types of cancer, lung cancer, or leukemia. Some patients with lung cancer complain of chest pain that radiates from the arm to the shoulder.
- Shortness of breath, shortness of breath
Shortness of breath is one of the first symptoms of lung cancer.
- Difficulty swallowing
It is often one of the first symptoms of lung cancer and can also be associated with cancer of the throat or esophagus.
- Infection or persistent fever
This condition can be a sign of blood cell cancer – leukemia. This disease reduces the body’s ability to fight infection.
- Irregular bleeding or excessive bruising
This condition usually indicates something unexpected is happening to the red blood cells, which can be a sign of leukemia.
- Swollen lymph nodes or lymph nodes in the armpit, neck, or groin.
When we have changes in the lymphatic system, it can be a sign of cancer.
- Abdominal weight gain or bloating.
Most women with ovarian cancer complain of long-term bloating.
Weakness can be a symptom of several types of cancer. If you have unexplained fatigue, contact your doctor.
- Abdominal and pelvic pain
Abdominal and pelvic cramps and pain are often symptoms of ovarian cancer. Abdominal pain can also be a symptom of leukemia.
- Unable to eat, full
Not being able to eat and feeling full are other symptoms of ovarian cancer. Women report that they can’t eat or lose their appetite even if they haven’t eaten for a while.
- Sudden weight loss
It can be an early symptom of certain types of digestive tract cancer, such as colon cancer. It can also be a sign of liver cancer, which affects how the body gets rid of waste products and appetite.
- Blood in the stool, rectal bleeding.
These conditions may be symptoms of colon cancer. If you see blood in the toilet bowl, you should see a doctor.
- Swollen, inflamed, red breasts.
If you notice any strange changes in your breasts, these symptoms may indicate breast cancer, so you should see your doctor.
- Stomach cramps or indigestion
Persistent indigestion and cramping can mean colon cancer.
- Bleeding between periods or painful or heavy periods
Some people report these problems as uterine or endometrial cancer. If you think this is anything other than a normal heavy period, ask for a vaginal ultrasound.
- Changes in nipples
A receding, flat, or sideways nipple can be a sign of breast cancer.
- A crusty, non-healing lump on the skin that bleeds easily
All of the above problems can be symptoms of melanoma – skin cancer. Check your body for any irregular spots or growths.
- Facial tumor
Redness, swelling, and swelling are normal for people with lung cancer. Blood flow to the face and head is restricted.
- Lower right side or back pain.
Most people with liver cancer report these conditions. They can also be a sign of breast cancer.
- Nail changes
If you have unknown or strange changes in your nails, it can indicate the presence of various types of cancer. Dark lines, brown spots, and spots under the nails are often signs of skin cancer. White or pale nails are often a sign of liver cancer.