First signs of cancer
- Tumor of facial symptoms
Redness and swelling of the face can be symptoms of lung cancer. Small lung cancer cells block the arteries in the chest. This in turn prevents blood from flowing smoothly from your face and head.
- Nail changes
Changes in the nails can be a sign of various types of cancer. Pale and white nails can be a sign of liver cancer, and black or brown dots under the nails can indicate skin cancer. Furthermore, if the tip of the nail is enlarged and curved downwards, it indicates the presence of lung cancer.
- Lose weight
Unexplained weight loss of 10 pounds or more is a sign of cancer. It can be a sign of colon cancer or other digestive system cancers. This is a sign of cancer that has spread to the liver. It also affects your appetite and your body’s ability to get rid of waste.
- Stomach ache
Persistent stomach pain can be a symptom of colon cancer.
- Breasts are painful, red or swollen
These can be signs of breast cancer inflammation. You should consult a doctor for proper examination.
- Can’t eat or feel full
This is a symptom of ovarian cancer. Women with ovarian cancer report loss of appetite. Also, they don’t feel hungry even if they haven’t eaten anything for a long time. You should also be aware of foods that cause cancer.
- Weakness and fatigue
Fatigue and weakness can be early symptoms of many types of cancer.
- Pelvic and abdominal pain
Abdominal and pelvic pain can occur along with bloating, which is a symptom of ovarian cancer. Leukemia can also cause abdominal pain associated with an enlarged spleen.
- Bleeding in stool or rectum
It can be a sign of colon cancer.
- Bloating or abdominal weight gain
Women with ovarian cancer report abdominal bloating and distention. And it keeps on and off for a long time.
- Pain in the back and lower right side
Back pain can be an early symptom of liver cancer. It is also a symptom of breast cancer that occurs when the tumor spreads to the ribs and back. Or when a breast tumor presses back on the chest.
Pain can be an early symptom of some cancers, such as testicular or bone cancer. Headaches that don’t go away or go away with treatment can be a sign of a brain tumor.
- Excessive bleeding or bruising
This symptom indicates that something is abnormal with the red blood cells and platelets. This can be a sign of leukemia. Over time, leukemia cells destroy platelets and red blood cells. Therefore, it reduces blood clotting and oxygen carrying capacity.
- Swelling of tonsils, armpits, groin or neck
Enlarged lymph nodes indicate changes in the lymphatic system that are a sign of cancer.
- Skin changes
In addition to skin cancer, there are other cancers that can cause skin changes. These symptoms include yellow skin and eyes due to jaundice, dark skin due to hyperpigmentation, excessive hair growth, itching due to itching, and reddening of the skin due to erythema.
- Difficulty swallowing
Difficulty swallowing can be a symptom of throat or esophagus cancer. Sometimes this is the first symptom of lung cancer.
- Changes in bladder function or bowel habits
Prolonged diarrhea and constipation are symptoms of colon cancer. Changes in bladder function or blood in the urine can indicate prostate or bladder cancer.
- Frequent infections or fever
This can be a sign of leukemia, a cancer of the blood cells that starts in the bone marrow. This causes the bone marrow to make abnormal white blood cells that reduce your body’s ability to fight infection.
- Chest pain or chronic cough
Some types of cancer, such as lung cancer and leukemia, can cause symptoms such as bronchitis and cough. Furthermore, some lung cancer patients report chest pain that radiates to the arms or shoulders.
- Wounds that do not heal
Skin cancer causes bleeding and looks like a sore that won’t heal. Prolonged mouth sores can be a sign of oral cancer. These symptoms are more common in people who regularly drink alcohol, chew tobacco, or smoke cigarettes.
- White spots on the tongue
White spots on the tongue indicate symptoms of leukoplakia. Leukoplakia is a precursor to cancer and is associated with constant irritation.
It is caused by smoking and chewing. If you do not treat the first symptoms of leukoplakia, it can turn into oral cancer in the future