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8 Signs Of Lung Cancer Every Woman Needs To Know

Cancer is considered as one of the most dreaded diseases. Lung cancer, which is now afflicting women in large numbers, is causing concern worldwide.   

Have a look at the early signs of lung cancer. 

8 Signs Of Lung Cancer Every Woman Needs To Know

8 Signs Of Lung Cancer Every Woman Needs To Know

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1. Breathlessness

1. Breathlessness

This is one of the premature symptoms of lung cancer that anyone can experience. If you feel short of breath early morning, then chances are that you could be suffering from serious respiratory problems which may bring further complications.

2. Weariness or frailty

2. Weariness or frailty

If you experience lightheadedness or drowsiness quite often, then get it checked with your doctor without delay. It is perhaps one of the signs of lung cancer.

3. Coughing, sore throat

3. Coughing, sore throat

Coughing is directly related to the problems in the respiratory system. See a doctor, if you have been coughing constantly for a week.

4. A common symptom - back and shoulder problems

4. A common symptom - back and shoulder problems

 In cases of women, sharp shoulder pain and stiffness around muscles could signal the risk of carrying a lung cancer named as adenocarcinoma.

5. Grating or roughvoice

5. Grating or roughvoice

Hoarse voice and smoking habit go hand in hand but in some cases, hoarseness could be a sign of cancer. And if you are experiencing inflamed vocal cords for a longer time, then,, getting it checked with your doctor would be appropriate.

6. Sudden weight loss

6. Sudden weight loss

If you lose weight in short duration, then something is adrift. Hence, check it with your doctor ASAP.

7. Devouring problems

7. Devouring problems

Swelling and infection in the respiratory tract create difficulties while swallowing food or water. If you're persistently facing difficulty while swallowing food items, then you need to consult a doctor.

8. Persistent pain in chest

8. Persistent pain in chest

Chest pain or pain only at one particular spot in the ribs may be an indication of one of the forms of lung cancer i.e. adenocarcinoma (Yes, it is the one that shows through back pain as well). So, consult doctors immediately.

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