Cancer is still regarded as one of the deadly disease. However, many experts believe that early detection of cancer can increase the chances of recovery and patient survival.
As reported healthmeup.com, the initial symptoms are similar to common diseases. But, if more and more severe, do not consider it trivial, because it could be early signs of cancer.
1. Drastic weight loss
Prolonged fever, accompanied by drastic weight loss, body limp for about 3-4 weeks, could be a sign of cancer. Significant weight loss over several months for no apparent reason, could be one of the early symptoms of cancer. This condition is often associated with pancreatic cancer, stomach, esophagus, or lung.
2. Sores in the mouth does not go away
If you have sores or white plaques in the mouth that does not heal for more than three weeks, consult a doctor promptly. If you smoke, you should immediately stop. This may be related to the constant irritation, which triggered the cancer cells.
3. Blood in stool
Bloating, abdominal pain, rectal bleeding or the appearance of blood in the stool could be a sign of colon cancer. The blood is usually dark colored, but there is also fresh. Llebih alert in the event of changes in bowel pattern, such as diarrhea or constipation for no apparent reason.
4. Long Cough without phlegm
There are many medical conditions that can cause coughing and shortness of breath, such as infection and inflammation. However, in some cases, these symptoms may be signs of lung cancer. Immediately consult a doctor if you experience a dry cough, without expectoration, especially if to bleed, for two weeks without stopping.
5. White patches on the tongue and mouth walls
This condition is also known as lenkoplakia, which may develop into cancer of the oral cavity. Leukoplakia is a precancerous area due to frequent irritation often. If not treated, leukoplakia may become cancerous. (pie/VIVAnews)