Cancer Symptoms You Should not Ignore

Cancer Symptoms

Human body is always changing. But, it is important to be aware of those changes because even though they might seem normal, they can be signs of cancer.


So, if you have pain, aches and health problems that you didn`t have before, it can be a warning sign of cancer.

Couch and hoarseness

If your cough lasts longer than 3 weeks, you should consult your doctor. Shortness of breath or chest pain may be a sign of some serious condition like pneumonia.

Change in skin moles

If you notice any changes in your moles or warts, you should consult your doctor because this can be indication for skin cancer which can be cured if it`s detected on time.

Bleeding

Go to your doctor immediately if you have unexpected bleeding such as:

Blood in urine

Blood from your back passage
Blood when coughing
Bleeding in between periods

Lump or bumps

If you notice that a lump is growing in any part of your body, consult your doctor immediately. The doctor will examine you and decide whether you should do any tests or not.

Changes in bladder activity

If you feel pain when peeing or you have a blood in the urine you should immediately consult your doctor. This can be a sign of kidney, bladder or prostate cancer.

Swallowing Difficulty ( Dysphagia)

It is usually a sign of a problem with your throat or esophagus. This can be a problem connected to the immune or the nervous system. But it can also be a sign for cancer in the throat, stomach or esophagus.

Unexpected pain

If you feel unexplained pain, the body signals that there is a problem. Constant pain can be a sign of bone, ovarian cancer or just nothing.

Unexplained weight loss

If you have lost more than 10 pounds without diet, exercise or stress you should see your doctor as soon as possible. This can be a sign of pancreatic, stomach, lung or esophageal cancer.

Variation in bowel movement

The changes in the bowel movement like in size, amount or timing, can be a result of using some medications. But if this change lasts for longer time you should see your doctor.

Sore throat for a longer time

Constant sore throat can signalize some serious condition such as throat or laryngeal cancer.