The second most common type of cancer is lung cancer for both genders. The symptoms are different for man and women. Exist 20 warning signs , which you need to learn how to recognize them.
Lung cancer occurring in females is known as adenocarcinoma and spreads on the outer layer of the lungs. This makes the symptoms hard to detect, and more often the tumor on the lungs is multiplies, before it is noticed. The early symptoms are pain in shoulder and breathlessness during physical activities.
In continuation we present the other symptoms you should pay attention to:
- Increase mucus and a change in color;
- Coughing blood;
- Persistent cough;
- Coughing up phlegm or blood;
- Harsh sound while breathing
Adenocarcinoma is not easy to detect and can spread to other parts of the body quickly. It is often noticed too late, and can spread to the bones, liver, lymph nodes and adrenal glands, where it causes symptoms such as loss of muscle mass, headaches, fatigue, appetite loss, sudden weight loss, blood clots, neck and face swelling, joint and bone pain, bone fractures and loss of memory.
Men suffer from a type of lung cancer called squamous cell carcinoma. This type of cancer develops in the central part of the lungs near the bronchus and can cause obstructions in the airways. This leads to symptoms such as wheezing, chronic cough and recurring lung infections such as pneumonia and bronchitis.
Lung cancer occurring in males is more noticeable, but smokers often overlook them. Is very important to notice the early signs of lung cancer and increases your chances of survival. Lung cancer is a highly fatal disease, therefore do not ignore the signs. If you feel the pain immediately visit a doctor.