The deadly cancer is spreading like a viral today. When recently Bollywood celebrities like Sonali Bendre, Irrfan Khan, Ayushmann Khurana’s wife Tahira etc revealed that they have been diagnosed with cancer it came as a shock. If the celebrities who stay fit and mainly have medical tests on a regular basis will get this disease out of nowhere then what about a common man who only visits a doctor when gets ill severely.
So how to detect that you have cancer? Here are 7 early warning signs and symptoms of cancer that most people miss.
1) Soaring around the face area
If there are persistent sores on the face, neck, or mouth that bleed easily and do not heal within 2 weeks, it is a sign. You may face difficulty in chewing or swallowing, speaking, or moving the jaw or tongue and change in voice etc.
2) Rapid weight loss
If you lose weight continuously without doing anything, it’s called an unexplained weight loss. An unexplained weight loss of 10 pounds or more than that may be the first sign of cancer.
3) Chronic fatigue
Cancers such as colon cancer and stomach cancer can cause anaemia through blood loss in the bowels, this leads to chronic fatigue.
4) Changes in the skin
Harmless coloured spots that range from 1mm to 10mm, uniform in shape and even coloured, are the sign of cancer. The more moles or freckles you have the higher your risk of skin cancer. Observe moles carefully for any sign of change.
5) Severe pain
If you are experiencing an unexplained, continuous pain, or pain that comes and goes, make an appointment to see your doctor.
Persistent lumps or swelling in any part of your body should be taken seriously. Lumps in the neck, armpit, stomach, groin, chest, breast or testicle can be the sign.
Rectal bleeding, vaginal bleeding without any reason, coughing blood, even spots on the skin that bleed are all signs something is wrong.