Cancer is a deadly medical condition. It can drain the patients physical/mental strength and can be equally painful. When it comes to cancer, early detection is the key to survival and overcoming the disease.
Here are 10 Obvious Signs of Cancer Most People Never Notice:
Bowel Or Bladder Functioning Change
Bowel & Bladder functioning can give clear indication of any medical condition—including cancer. If you notice any significant change in Bowel & Bladder functioning as compared to previous status, it might be a good idea to undergo a cancer screening.
Sore Throat Condition That is Not Healing
Has your throat been sore over a long period of time? Could be a sign of throat cancer.
Sudden Bleeding or Discharge
One of many sure tell signs of cancer is unusual bleeding or discharge which are sudden and without warning.
A Lump, Thickening of Skin on Body parts like testicles, breast or anywhere else
Most people when coming across a thickening or lump ignore it as something that will just go away. If you find something abnormal like this on your body, it is recommended to get it checked, especially by screening for cancer.
Difficulty Swallowing or Indigestion Over Period of Time
Indigestion can be caused by many factors. In most cases indigestion just goes away in few days. However, if indigestion or symptoms such as difficulty swallowing remain even after long periods of time, it is best advisable to undergo cancer screening.
Appearance or behavior of wart, mole, or mouth sore
If you notice recent change in the appearance or behavior of wart, mole, or mouth sore which have existed for a long time, it might be a good time to get cancer screening.
Chronic Cough or Hoarseness
Cough or Hoarseness typically comes with conditions such as cold or fever. In case of chronic cough or hoarseness, it is recommended by experts to go for cancer screening—just to be safe.
Additional Early warning Symptoms of Cancer
Coughing, including coughing with blood
Sudden loss of weight and decreased appetite
Long standing pain in bones
Persisting fatigue, nausea, or vomiting
Intermittent or continuous low-grade fever
Repeated cases of infection
If you find any of these symptoms, it is advisable that you undergo cancer screening test at your local health facility. Even if the symptom is not related to cancer, it is always better to be safe than sorry.