Cancer symptoms difficult to identify on their own because usually these signs may also be associated with other health problems. More difficult if the symptoms of male cancers. Because compared to women, men are known to be lazy to the doctor for a consultation, let alone cancer screening.
Though important for men and women with cancer to determine the specific changes in the body that may indicate cancer. 8 refer to the symptoms of cancer that is often overlooked men:
1. Changes in the breast
Not many men who develop breast cancer but it does not mean he is not risky experience. Even the National Cancer Institute, the U.S. estimates that in 2013 there will be more than 2,200 men with cancer that generally affects women.
Changes in the breast that may indicate breast cancer in men such as wrinkles or hollows in the breast, nipple into, lumps in the breast, the breast skin or nipple turning red and peeling nipples.
2. Testis size and weight change
Is your testicles feel heavy or sudden change in size? It could be cancer. Testicular cancer usually affects men aged 20-39 years of age but if you are more than that and you still have symptoms that are mentioned, do not hesitate to consult a doctor.
3. Sudden weight loss
If not for the diet program but you experience sudden weight loss, say 10 percent of your body weight in just a period of 3-6 months, then the condition is cause for concern.
4. Changes in lymph nodes
Because there are more than 500 of the lymph nodes in the body, you probably do not need to check one by one. But you need to check regularly whether the lymph nodes in the armpits, neck and genitals swell or grow beyond normal size. If so, it could be a symptom of an infection or cancer.
5. Fever is not known why
If one day you feel suddenly stricken with fever and the fever did not go away, it’s time to check out what’s happening in your body. Fever itself is actually one of the ways the body to fight infection, especially if the fever unknowable origin because this indicates that it could be cancer.
6. Changing the contents of the oral cavity
Open your mouth wide and say ‘ahh’ in front of the mirror. If you see white spots on the tongue or sores in the mouth that does not go away, it could be a sign of cancer.
Especially if these symptoms appear after you lot smoking or chewing tobacco because you run the risk of mouth cancer. To the various changes in the mouth should be examined by a dentist or your personal doctor.
Occasional exhaustion are common, but if a person is constantly having exhausted and did not get better, even when adding the total hours of rest or a break in the day, this could be an early indication of some types of cancer such as cancer of the stomach, intestines or blood cancer (leukemia).
Moreover, a recent report from Cancer Research UK states that the number of cases of colon cancer in men increased by 25 percent over the past 35 years, whereas the number of cases of colon cancer in women rose only 6 percent.
8. Urination disorders
Every guy definitely impaired urination, especially if age has increased. The older a man, they would also be easy dying for a pee, have a weak urine stream and the need to urinate more, both in daylight and at night.
Although a number of these symptoms are often indicated as non-cancerous conditions such as an enlarged prostate, it could not hurt you to talk to your doctor or ask for screening for prostate cancer. After all, the examination is easy and does not take too much time.