Here are the 20 deadly cancer signs that most South African women neglect:
1. Back pain and lower back right side pain
This kind of pain in patients has been identified as a liver cancer sign. Also, those who suffer from breast cancer can have this sign, as the tumor presses back to the chest or spine, and ribs as well.
2. Changes in the nails
When there are some fingernail changes, that may be a sign for several types of cancer.Some of the types that can appear are skin cancer, when some brown or black streaks or a dots can appear under the nails, and there is also the newly-discovered “clubbing” or enlargement of the ends of the finger with nails that curve down over the tips, which indicates lung cancer. Also, having pale or white nails can be a symptom of liver cancer.
3. Swollen face
Many patients that have swollen face, suffer from lung cancer, and that is because of the fact that lung tumors block the chest blood vessels and restrict the blood flow to the face as well.
4. Sore/skin lumps
These kinds of lumps or bleeds may be indicators of skin cancer, as well as of basal cell melanoma.
5. Red/swollen/sore breasts
Having red, swollen or sore breasts is a clear sign of breast cancer.
6. Nipple changes
When the nipples are inverted, flat or sideways, these are the most common signs before the final diagnosis.
7. Painful and strange periods, or in between period spotting:
All this signs may indicate uterus cancer. If you have this kind, as well as heavier periods, you should do some trans-vaginal ultrasound.
8. Short breath/wheezing
These signs may indicate lung cancer.
9. Chronic cough/chest pain
These signs may indicate different types of cancer, such as leukemia which is followed with bad cough, lung cancer which is followed with chest pain also taking your down side and your arm.
10. Fevers and infections
When fevers and infections happen very often, this may be a sign of leukemia as the infectious blood cells can remove all the shields of energy from the body.
11. Swelling in lymph nodes, neck, armpits and groin
When your nodes are enlarged, this is usually a sign of some type of cancer.
12. Difficulty swallowing
When you have difficulties in swallowing some kind of food, that this may be a sign of throat/esophageal cancer, as well as lung cancer.
13. Bruises and bleeding’s that don’t stop
Since the disease may be manifested by more leukemia cells than red blood cells, which in turn inhibits the transportation of oxygen and leads to clotting, this may be a sign for leukemia.
14. Weakness and fatigue
Weakness and fatigue in general may be linked with several different types of cancer. You can also look for another weird symptom that you have , so you can determine if it is a cancer. When you feel exhausted, and there is no any particular reason, you should consult your doctor. We recommend you to do the same when proper sleeping does not help as well.
15. Bloating and abdominal weight gain
Those women who suffer from ovarian cancer, reported some unexplained abdominal bloating. which has suddenly appeared, and was going on and off for a longer period.
16. Low appetite
This is another sign that indicates ovary cancer, as many of the patients reported that they had less appetite than normal.
17. Pelvic pain
There are also some other signs that indicate ovary cancer, as well as leukemia, because of the enlargement of the spleen, and they are pelvic pain, cramps around the pelvis, and bloating.
18. Upset belly/belly ache
THIS CAN BE A SERIOUS SIGN FOR COLORECTAL CANCER.
19. Unexplained weight loss
This may be a symptom of colon and other types of digestive cancers. It can also be a sign of a cancer that has spread to the liver which affects the appetite, as well as the ability to eliminate toxins from the body.
20. Bloody stool/rectal bleeding
This symptoms or signs may appear as a result of colorectal cancer. When blood on the TP appears, it is a reason more for asking for medical advice.
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