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4 Cancer Signs Women Should Be Wary Of

  • Publish date: Thursday، 22 December 2022 Last update: Sunday، 04 February 2024
4 Cancer Signs Women Should Be Wary Of

Cancer is spreading more than ever between people, and currently, it is one of the top reasons for death; it also puts a strain on the health system as it needs a highly long recovery treatment and checks. However, it is all about early discovery; discovering cancer in the early stages increases survival rates heavily. 

There are always minor signs, those tiny symptoms that you might think, "oh, it is just a cough, or oh it is just a weird painless pimple," but the truth is you should never ignore what your body is telling you; that is why today we share with you four signs that could indicate cancer in your body:

Cancer signs you should not ignore 

The list below showcases four signs you should not ignore that indicates the possibility of cancer existence:

Breast lump

Breast Cancer is the most spread cancer in women, and it affects more than 2.1 million women each year. Although however, there are some early signs for the silent killer, self-examination of the breast can help detect the sudden changes, which is a painless lump either in the breast or in the armpit, or the transformation of the shape of the nipple or even a bloody discharge are all indicators that you should visit the doctor for a checkup immediately. 

Heavy Bleeding on periods and painful periods 

If you compare it to previous periods, heavy periods that last more than a week or even heavy period flow could be a dangerous indicator that something is wrong. Painful periods could be a symptom of cancer in the uterus, so a visit to your doctor is a must to make sure that everything is okay.

Bleeding after menopause

Any bleeding after menopause could be a symptom of uterine or cervical cancer; therefore, a gynecologist could do a full examination for you by looking at the cells of your cervix under a microscope and making sure that any abnormal growths are not there. 

Foul-smelling discharges 

Discharges are expected in all females. However, they could relate to cancer. Many symptoms could accompany this, such as feeling full quickly, bloating, irregular bowel habits, or unexplained weight loss, which could be signs of cancer.

World cancer day is tomorrow, and we take this opportunity to increase awareness.

Early detection is critical, and one should not ignore any of those signs as that could indicate a cancerous growth; get tested and checked up regularly, and remember eating healthy and exercising is the best prevention of all time for most diseases. 

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