I wrote – Hadeel Al-Banna
Wednesday, 08 February 2023 04:00 AM
New coverage presented by Youm7 TV, signs and symptoms that could indicate cancer, that you should know, because early detection is the first step in treatment.
You may develop a cough for various reasons. Viral infections, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and even gastroesophageal reflux disease can cause a persistent cough. However, a persistently severe and worsening cough can also indicate lung cancer. It can be described as a dry cough that comes in the form of spasms.
Also, changing bowel habits is one of the signs of cancer, as a person with bowel cancer shows a number of symptoms, including a constant change in bowel habits, such as the patient going to the toilet more often and passing looser stools, with blood on the stool.
Not only the intestines and cough are signs of cancer, but also the bumps that suddenly appear in the body may be worrisome, although not all lumps are cancerous, but the large, hard and painless bumps to touch, and sudden swelling may indicate disease. Cancerous masses gradually grow in size and can be felt from outside the body.
These can appear in the breast, testicle, or neck, as well as in the arms and legs. Regular self-examination can help you spot these precancerous lumps.
Also, changes in the shape of “moles”, which are the features on the skin, are considered signs of skin cancer. Therefore, changes in the size, shape and color of the spots should not be underestimated, as they indicate the most dangerous type of skin cancer.
Unexplained weight loss is also considered a sign of cancer, as it is likely that a person with cancer will suffer from severe weight loss without an apparent reason, and this may be the first visible sign of the disease.. especially with cancers that affect the stomach, pancreas, esophagus, and lung.
You should also not ignore the pain that continues for weeks and months, especially if you do not have a reason for that, and it is not only the pain that persists .. but also that you should feel concerned if you suffer from severe pain or severe burning in any part of your body .. as the pain Sometimes it is considered a sign of cancer.
Difficulty swallowing food is also considered one of the signs of cancer. When a person is unable or finds it difficult to swallow food, he may be suffering from cancer. Dysphagia is a common condition in cancer patients who have a growing tumor. This can cause a blockage or narrowing of the food passage, making it difficult to swallow food.
Finally, the presence of blood in the urine..and this sign can be one of the most common symptoms of bladder cancer..and it is a condition medically called hematuria, and it is usually painless. However, some men with prostate cancer also notice the presence of blood in their urine, and this occurs due to bleeding of the prostate. ..