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Cancer Prevention:

Since the formation of cancer cells in our body, it takes months, or sometimes years, until these irreducible cells occupy our entire existence. The sooner we get to know about this unpleasant event in our bodies, we can get rid of this reptile and often deadly disease easier, faster, better and cheaper. In some types of cancers, if we get to know the early stages and treat them, the disease is controlled by simple therapies and requires no painful treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy. There are several ways to diagnose cancer more quickly, in which we will talk to one of them who will be aware of the possible early signs of cancer in the body and refer to the doctor soon. Attention to physical changes requires careful attention. Every sudden change without a cause that persists for more than a few days in our body requires serious attention. Symptoms appear to be more important in your body if your first-degree family, such as your parents, siblings or your brothers, has a history of cancer. The symptoms listed below, although they need attention of all ages, but the higher your age, the greater the chance of getting cancer and the symptoms should be taken more seriously.
Although the symptoms described below are not likely to be a sign of cancer, but you should check with the doctor that the malignancy has not started in our body.
Below are signs that can be a prognosis for the onset of cancer. It is not a bad idea to see a doctor if you see these symptoms without getting into anxiety, so take a closer look.
1. Reduced weight loss: About 40% of cancer patients have undesirable weight loss at the time of diagnosis. Most people with breast or lung tumors suddenly experience significant weight loss. In addition, weight loss may be a sign of colon cancer or another part of the digestive tract. Weight loss is so common that weight loss and severe muscular analysis are visible in 80% of advanced cancers.
If you do not have weight loss without exercise and weight loss, check with your doctor. Loss of 4.5 kg of body weight in one month, or more than 10% of the total weight of the body for six months, is a sign that you should not ignore.
Frequent or repeated infections: Although a simple fever is a symptom of a body’s response to an infection, permanent or prolonged fever can be a sign of a type of cancer, such as lymphatic or bloody ones. Leukemia or leukemia have symptoms such as frequent infection, fever, fatigue, pain, and other similar flu symptoms, which may be repeated every day.
Fatigue: Fatigue and weakness that does not decrease with rest or sleep and not caused by psychosocial problems should be checked by a doctor and may be a sign of cancer.
Breathlessness: Although shortness of breath may be caused by a variety of diseases, this symptom may also be related to lung cancer, especially if you use tobacco and you have not had this problem before. When the tumor is present in the lung, it causes pressure on the respiratory tract and causes shortness of breath.
5. Severe chest pain and chest pain. Sometimes signs of cancers, such as leukemia and leukemia, are severe coughs accompanied by withdrawal of purulent or bloody sputum. These symptoms may be persistent or periodically updated. Chest pain may also spread to the shoulders and arms. If you have such symptoms, be sure to check with your doctor. If the cough and cramping lasted more than six weeks, you should take the problem seriously and see a doctor, especially if you smoke or smoke earlier. Occasionally, cramping may be a sign of cancer of the larynx, thyroid, esophagus, or lung.
6. Signs: Permanent and prolonged bloating for several weeks may be one of the symptoms of intra-abdominal cancers. Abdominal bloating can be accompanied by pelvic pain and abdominal pain. Also, stomach pain or bloating after eating may be a sign of gastric cancer, although other gastroduodenal illnesses can also show these symptoms, such as stomach ulcers.

7. Heartburn: A heartburn is usually one of the symptoms of stomach acid returns to the esophagus, but if it is persistent, it may be a sign of esophageal cancers or gastric ulcers.

8. Gastrointestinal Problems: Talk to your doctor if you notice changes in your digestive system such as diarrhea or periodic constipation for more than a few weeks, which was not a specific cause. These changes usually begin with constipation, after a few days of diarrhea, the person becomes constipated again. It may be a sign of cancer in the large intestine, especially in the elderly, this should be considered more.
9. Problems in food swallowing: The problem with feeding food or feeling that food is sticking to the throat or esophagus can be a sign of a throat or esophagus. Other symptoms include pain and burning when feeding. Esophagus cancer has no signs at first, so these symptoms should not be forgotten.
10. Jaundice (jaundice): Jaundice is characterized by yellowish skin and whiteness of the eyes. Although jaundice is more likely to be a sign of liver and bile duct disease, it may be caused by pancreatic cancer or macular degeneration, which requires careful examination in the elderly.
11. Massage in the body: Bumps in the breast, testicles, thighs, abdomen, armpits or other parts of the body, especially if staying longer than 2-3 weeks, should be checked by a doctor. Multiple masses in the axillary may be a sign of breast cancer. Women of all ages Find a mass in their breast or armpit to see a doctor to make sure the mass does not start malignant.
12. Skin formation or changes in skin: Skin changes usually do not hurt and show less signs of a serious health problem, but it is recommended that you consult your doctor if you experience the following skin changes:
– Grow new skin lesions or scars
-Grease or blood from skin rash
– Changes in the symmetry, size, color and diameter of the mole on the skin
13. Changes in the nails: Unusual changes in the fingernail may be signs of several types of cancer, such as skin, liver or lung cancer. While changes in nails can have very different causes, it may also be a warning sign of cancer.
Brown or black spots under the nails can be a possible sign of skin cancer.
14. Abdomen or pelvis: Pelvic or lower abdominal pain associated with pelvic pain may be a sign of ovarian, uterine, or intestinal cancer. Women who are not pregnant and have a family history of uterine or ovarian cancer should have this mark Take more seriously.
15. An unprotected heart that lasts more than four weeks: although many of the pain is vague and unclear, if you feel permanent pain in your limbs or your waist or pain that is felt periodically and then It is better to consult your doctor. Such pain may be a sign of bone or testicular cancer.
Unusual bleeding: Finding blood in the urine, although most often indicative of kidney infection, may also sometimes be a sign of bladder or kidney cancer. Also, blood in the stool is often a hemorrhoidstick but may also be a sign of colon cancer. Bleeding between menstruation and postmenopausal women may be symptoms of uterine cancer. Blood vomiting and coughing may be signs of gastric cancer, esophagus and lung cancer. A wound that does not heal or bleeding that does not stop can be a sign of leukemia. Of course, unusual bleeding may be a sign of another illness, but you still need to go to a doctor to do a more accurate examination.

These symptoms, as mentioned, can be signs of a possible cancer, and certainly are not the cause of it, but they are very important and important. If, for example, you have seen a dark blood in your stool for a few days or your stool color is completely black (if you do not use iron compounds to treat anemia), you should check with your doctor to check your colon state. . Colon cancer, if detected at an early stage, can be treated with a simple surgery and the patient will have a normal life, but will not help much in the final stages of surgery, chemotherapy, etc., and after the pain And you have to struggle with good life. Take care of yourself and your family. Cancer treatment in the early stages is much less expensive than the advanced stage of the disease. Remember these symptoms well and if you see any of them, do not hesitate to contact a doctor.