Beware of This 16 Early And Potential Signs of Cancer That Shouldn't Be Ignored


When it comes to aches, pains, and other health problems, just because something seems minor doesn't mean you shouldn't take it seriously.

In fact, research finds that even common ailments can actually be the first warning signs of cancer.

Turns out, many people aren't paying as much attention to warning signs as they could be.

While for the vast majority, "these warning signs will not indicate cancer," for a few, they might, and so going to the doctor sooner could save your life.

If you have at least one of these symptoms and it hasn't gone away, go to your primary care physician for advice.

Here are 16 symptoms to take seriously.

1. UNEXPLAINED WEIGHT LOSS

- lung and breast cancer.
- colon cancer.

2. FATIGUE AND WEAKNESS

If your fatigue and weakness don’t disappear even when you rest or get more sleep, consult your doctor ASAP since it might be a warning symptom of many cancers.

3. FREQUENT FEVERS OR INFECTIONS

- Lymphoma
- Leukemia

4. SHORTNESS OF BREATH OR WHEEZING

- Lung Cancer

5. CHRONIC COUGH AND CHEST PAIN

- Lung cancer
- Leukemia
- Thyroid cancer

6. BLOATING

- Ovarian cancer
- Stomach cancer

7. CHRONIC HEARTBURN

- Esophageal cancer or Barrett’s esophagus

8. BOWEL ISSUES

- Bowel cancer

9. DIFFICULTY SWALLOWING

- Throat cancer
- Esophageal cancer
- Lung cancer


10. JAUNDICE

This condition is characterized by yellowing the whites of the eyes and the skin. Typically, jaundice is a symptom of gallbladder or liver disease, but it can as well be a sign of pancreatic cancer which disrupts the functioning of liver and bile duct.

11. UNUSUAL SWELLING OR LUMPS

If you notice a strange lump on your groin, testicle, breast, underarm, abdomen, neck, or any other part of your body that lasts for 3 weeks or more, make an appointment with your doctor ASAP.

12. NEW OR CHANGING MOLES OR SKIN SPOTS

New spots, growths, or sores on the skin that don’t heal changes in color, symmetry, diameter, or border of your existing mole is a sign of melanoma or skin cancer

13. NAIL CHANGES

- Skin cancer
- Lung cancer
- Liver cancer

14. ABDOMINAL OR PELVIC PAIN

- Ovarian Cancer
- Leukemia
- Uterine cancer

15. UNUSUAL PAIN LASTING LONGER THAN 4 WEEKS

Pain occurring for no apparent reason which comes and go, or stays for a period of 4 weeks or more, needs to be checked by a doctor as it may indicate testicular or bone cancer.

16. ABNORMAL BLEEDING

- Kidney or bladder cancer
- Bowel cancer.
- Uterine or endometrial cancer
- Vaginal cancer
- Colorectal or colon cancer

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