You do not have to rely on routine examination and tests alone in order to preserve you from various diseases including cancer. It is also crucial to pay attention to anything unexplainable, odd and different.
Commonly Overlooked Signs:
- Chest Pain or Chronic Cough
Bronchitis and bad cough can be a symptoms for some kinds of cancer including lung tumors and leukemia. Some people who suffer from lung cancer often report chest pain that actually extends down the arm and up into their shoulders.
- Shortness of Breath or Wheezing
The inability to catch their breath is one of the first symptoms for lung cancer.
- Difficulty Swallowing
It’s usually one of the first symptoms of lung cancer and it can be also related with throat cancer and esophageal.
- Infections or Frequent Fevers
These conditions can be signs of cancer of the blood cells –leukemia. This disease is sapping the infection fighting abilities of the body.
- Bleeding That Doesn’t Stop or Excessive Bruising
This condition often tells that something abnormal happens with the red blood cells that can be a symptom of leukemia.
- Lymps on the underarm, neck or groin or swollen lymph nodes
When we have modifications in the lymphatic system, it can be a sigh of cancer.
- Abdominal Weight Gain or Bloating
Most of the women who suffer from ovarian cancer report abdominal bloating for a long period of time.
This condition can be a sign of many types of cancer. You should talk to your doctor if you feel tired without explanation.
- Abdomina Pain or Pelvic
Cramping and pain in the abdomen and in the pelvis often signals ovarian cancer. Abdominal pain can be also sign of leukemia.
- Unable to Eat And Feeling Full
These conditions are another sign of ovarian cancer. Women report they can’t eat and have no appetite, even when they have not consumed food for some time.
- Sudden Weight Loss
Losing weight can be early symptom of some digestive cancers such as colon cancer. It can be also a symptom of liver cancer, affecting the ability of the body to remove itself of waste and the appetite.
- Blood in Stool and Rectal Bleeding
These conditions can be symptom of colorectal cancer. You should definitely visit your doctor if you notice blood in the toilet.
- Swollen, Sore or Red Breasts
If you have any unknown changes to the breasts you should call your doctor because these signs can indicate breast cancer.
- Stoamche or Upset Stomach
Frequent upset stomach or stomach cramps may show colorectal cancer.
- Bleeding Between Periods or Painful or Heavy Periods
Most of the people report these issues as uterine or endometrial cancer. If you think that it is something different than routine heavy periods, ask for a transvaginal ultrasound.
- Nipple Changes
Nipple that started to appear inverted, flattened or turned sideways, it can be a symptom of breast cancer.
- A Skin Lump That Bleeds Easily, Becomes Crusty or Doesn’t Heal
All the issues that we’ve mentioned above can be symptom of melanoma – skin cancer. You should also check your body for odd-looking spots or growths.
- Swelling of Facial Features
Redness, swelling or puffiness in the face are common for people with lung cancer. The blood is prevented from flowing from the face and head.
- Pain in the Lower Right Side or Back
Most of the people who suffer from liver cancer report these conditions. They can be also a symptom of breast cancer.
- Changes in Nails
Several kinds of cancer can be indicated if you have some unknown and odd changes to the fingernails. A black streak or brown or a dot under your nails usually lead to skin cancer. White or pail nails can often be a symptom of liver cancer.