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What are the symptoms of lung cancer?


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What are the symptoms of lung cancer?

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What are the symptoms of lung cancer?

  1. 1. What are the symptoms of lung cancer? Symptoms and signals of non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer are generally similar. Early symptoms are such as:  lingering or worsening cough  coughing up phlegm or blood  hoarseness  shortness of breath  Wheezing  chest pain that worsens when you breathe deeply, laugh, or cough  weakness and fatigue  loss of appetite and weight loss You might experience recurrent respiratory infections such as pneumonia or bronchitis. As cancer spreads, extra symptoms depend on where new tumors exist. For instance, if in the:  lymph nodes: lumps, particularly in the neck or collarbone  bones: bone pain, particularly in the back, ribs, or hips  brain or spine: headache, dizziness, balance issues, or numbness in arms or legs  liver: yellowing of skin and eyes (jaundice) Tumors at the top of the lungs could affect facial nerves, leading to drooping of one eyelid, small pupil, or lack of perspiration on one side of the face.
  2. 2. Together, these symptoms and signals are named as Horner syndrome. It can also lead to shoulder pain. For more information about lung cancer treatment you can make an appointment with Malaysia leading cancer specialists from official Beacon Hospital website. Tumors can press on the large vein that transports blood between the head, arms, and heart. This can cause swelling of the face, neck, upper chest, and arms. Lung cancer could generate a substance similar to hormones, leading to a huge variety of symptoms called paraneoplastic syndrome, which consist:  muscle weakness  Nausea  fluid retention  high blood pressure  high blood sugar  Vomiting  Confusion  Seizures  Coma