Cancer Warning Signs

Cancer Warning Signs

Here is a list not to scare you but to help you be aware of the warning signs of cancer. If you are experiencing any of the signs listed visit your doctor and tell him your concerns. When cancer is caught early there are many successful treatments available.

Change in Bladder or Bowel Habits – Blood during bowel movements, continual constipation or diarrhea can be an indication of colon cancer. Blood in urine can be an indication of cancer in the bladder or kidneys.

Obvious Changes in a Wart or Mole – Signs of skin cancer (melanoma) are moles that change in size, color and appearance, warts, tumors, or lumps under skin that do not heal or disappear should all be checked out by a physician.

Persistent Cough or Hoarseness – A nagging cough, chronic hoarseness, or chest pain can be an indication of lung cancer. A horse throat, sore throat and chronic ear pain may mean laryngeal cancer.

A Sore That Won’t Heal – A sore in your mouth or throat that won’t heal can be a symptom of oral cancer. This particularly affects smokers or those that chew tobacco.

Unusual Bleeding or Discharge – Unusual bleeding from the vagina or rectum can be a sign of cervical, uterine, or endometrial cancer.

Difficulty in Swallowing or Indigestion – Frequent indigestion, vomiting blood, or pain after eating may indicate stomach cancer. If food continually feels stuck in your throat it could indicate esophageal cancer.

Thickening or Lump in Breast or Testicles – A lump, pain, soreness or nipple discharge not caused by menstruation, pregnancy, or breast feeding can indicate breast cancer. A lump in the testicular area can indicate testicular cancer.

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HealthStatus has been operating since 1998 providing the best interactive health tools on the Internet, millions of visitors have used our blood alcohol, body fat and calories burned calculators.The HealthStatus editorial team has continued that commitment to excellence by providing our visitors with easy to understand high quality health content for many years.Our team of health professionals, and researchers use peer reviewed studies as source elements in our articles.Our high quality content has been featured in a number of leading websites, USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, Live Strong, GQ, and many more.

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  1. Insurance Quotes Cancer Watch Reply

    Good list. Today a huge percentage of cancers can be cured, using modern medicine and the experts treatment, however with all cancers, it is so important that you seek help as early as possible, the longer it is left, the more difficult it becomes to cure. It is far better to pay the cost of a visit to your doctor, and then find out you are OK, than finding out too late, that there is nothing that can be done for you.

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