Symptoms of Various Cancers
Signs of cancer are dependent on the part of the infected organ. However, in general, cancer presents symptoms such as the following:
- There is an unusual bleeding or discharge of fluids. Such as continuous nosebleeds, discharge of nipple blood contained, bloody copulate discharge outside the menstrual cycle and menopause, found in the stool blood when defecating, blood in urine, to cough or vomiting containing blood.
- Weight loss quickly due to less fat and protein.
- A lump in the breast.
- Changes in moles or striking skin.
Specifically, the cancer has a type based on the organ it attacks. Symptoms that occur have their own characteristics, but did not rule out can also appear a combination of symptoms.
- Brain Cancer
Headaches, the body feels weak, numb in the arms and legs, changes in memory, difficulty walking, abnormal changes in vision significantly, speech impediment.
- Mouth Cancer
There are mouth ulcers, tongue, and gums that do not heal Nasopharyngeal cancer Bleeding through the nose is mild to severe, or blockage of the nose, ear pain, ringing ears, discomfort, eye complaints of double vision, enlargement, or lump in the neck.
- Cervical Cancer
The most common symptom of cervical cancer is abnormal bleeding from the vagina, or the presence of yellowish spots followed by a fishy odor in the vagina. Abnormal bleeding occurs mainly after sexual intercourse, but it can also appear bleeding between two menstrual cycles or after menopause. If the cancer has spread to the pelvis, then back pain can occur followed by obstacles in urination and enlargement of the kidney.
- Ovarian Cancer
Generally no early symptoms are present in this cancer, if there is usually vague. These symptoms include pelvic pain, bloating, fatigue, weight loss, constipation, and irregular menstrual bleeding. On physical examination, if found any mass or lump in the pelvis is a sign that needs to be suspected.
- Breast Cancer
The presence of lumps, thickening of the skin, changes in breast shape, itching, redness, pain that is not associated with breastfeeding or menstruation.
- Digestive Tract Cancer
The presence of blood in the stool is characterized by bright red or black color, persistent discomfort in the abdomen, lumps in the abdomen, pain after eating, weight loss.
- Cervical Cancer
Bleeding in periods of the coming months, unusual periods of blood during menstruation, and extreme pain.
- Colon Cancer
Bleeding in the intestine, there is blood in the stool, changes in bowel movements (persistent diarrhea or difficult bowel movements).
- Bladder or Kidney Cancer
There is blood in urine, pain or tenderness during urination, frequency or difficulty urinating, pain in the bladder.
- Prostate Cancer
Urine is not smooth, persistent pain in the back waist, penis and upper thigh.
- Blood Cancer (Leukemia)
Pallor, chronic fatigue, weight loss, frequent infections, easily injured, pain in bones and joints, and nosebleeds.
- Skin Cancer
The appearance of lumps on the skin that resembles warts (hardened like a horn), infections that do not heal, spots change color and size, pain in certain areas, skin color changes in the form of spots.