Cancer is the disease of the century because it is among the leading causes of death in the world. To know how to recognize the first symptoms is to increase one’s chances of healing.
According to the WHO, it is estimated that in 2030, more than 26 million new cases of cancer will be detected worldwide and this disease will cause up to 17 million deaths per year, scary figures and that we push to learn more about the warning signs of cancer.
- Pain in the back and on the right side
Back pain may be harmless, but in some cases it may announce liver cancer. People with this cancer complain of lower back and right side back pain.
- A change in appearance of the nails
The nails reflect our state of health. Skin cancer often causes a black or brown dot to appear under your nail, while pale or yellowish nails may be a sign of liver cancer.
- The swelling face
A face that swells abnormally is not a sign to take lightly. This is unfortunately a symptom of lung cancer because it is the blood vessels in the chest that are clogged and push back the blood flow to the face, inflating it and making it redder than normal. If it is accompanied by chest pain, consult a doctor as this may be the tumor that compresses your rib cage and lymph nodes.
Attention, not just any. These are moles with irregular edges, which move away from the rounded shape, darken and change size. It is these moles that must be removed immediately to prevent them from becoming tumors.
- Abnormally painful breasts
This could be a sign of pregnancy or a sign of breast cancer, especially if you notice the presence of a mass or cyst in one of your breasts.
A change in appearance of the nipple
A nipple that changes in appearance, size, shape, or color should alert you to the potential presence of breast cancer.
Abnormal menstrual pain
Cancer of the uterus is the twelfth most common cancer in France, abnormally painful rules could be a symptom. In this case, it is necessary to consult a gynecologist who will make you a balance and a transvaginal ultrasound.
The difficulty of breathing can be due to several factors: heart abnormalities, high blood pressure or lung cancer. In this case, it is the tumor that puts pressure on your airway and blocks it.
A chronic cough
It can indicate several types of cancer including leukemia. If it is accompanied by chest pain, it could be lung cancer.
Fevers and infections
Fever and over-frequent infections can be a sign of blood cancer (leukemia). The cells are infected and the immune system is weakened. The body no longer defends itself.
Ganglia in the neck, groin, nape and armpits may indicate the presence of cancer. This is a significant sign.
Difficulties of ingurgitation
If you can not swallow without pain, it could be a sign of esophageal cancer.
Bleeding and bruising
Unexplained bleeding and bruising may alert us to the presence of leukemia. It is the blood that coagulates due to poor circulation.
Weakness and general fatigue
General fatigue and weakness that lasts longer than usual can be a sign of poor health and, in some cases, the presence of cancer. If unexplained tiredness takes you, consult your doctor immediately.
Bloating and weight gain
Unexplained bloating that lasts, especially in women, can be a sign of ovarian cancer. Especially if they are accompanied by rapid and unexplained weight gain.
A loss of appetite
If we lose the appetite for no reason or any change in lifestyle, it is because our body is going badly. It is also a potential sign of cancer, in women it could be ovarian cancer.
Pelvic pain, cramps around the pelvis and bloating may be due to enlargement of the spleen. This sign could be liver cancer or leukemia.
Belly and abdominal cramps with unexplained stomach ache may be a symptom of colorectal cancer.
- Unexplained weight loss
Weight loss and loss of appetite are often signs that we are in poor health. Generally, people who have colon or stomach cancer are prone to it. Be careful, this could also be a symptom of liver cancer.
Loss of blood
If you lose blood while doing your needs, it may be colon cancer. Consult a doctor to know the cause.