One of the most common alarm is the reduction of body weight. It can occur at an arbitrary rate and does not depend on the appetite. Often the patient is very much losing weight up to 40 kg in a few months.
Such an unhealthy rate of weight loss reserves the folds of loose skin. Notice surrounding the changes. The patient loses weight due to the process of protein breakdown in the body under the influence of the toxins of the cancer cell.
Another common symptom of cancer is anemia. Due to the prevalence of catabolic processes in the body are disrupted and bone marrow. He loses the ability to produce enough red blood cells.
As a result, the number of red blood cells is reduced, and with them the blood protein hemoglobin. This is manifested in weakness, sleepiness, dizziness. The patient can not take a fast paced walk and other physical activities.
Noted low blood pressure and pale skin with a bluish tinge. Hair fall, exfoliate nails, scaly skin.
Toxic breakdown products of cancer cells negatively affect the Central nervous system. Side effects are: constant fever, increase in the concentration of leukocytes in the blood, increase the erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
Observed a variety of violations of appetite. The formation of aversion to any food. For example, in gastric cancer patients often have an aversion to meat products.
There is often pain, increasing in accordance with the rate of tumor development. Sometimes the pain syndrome is not relieved of the usual painkillers. The pain usually occurs in the area affected by cancer cells.
Sometimes the pain experienced in other places. The character of the pain may be aching, sharp, burning, tearing, piercing, blunt.
Very often, cancer patients complain of dysfunction of the gastrointestinal tract. The nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, bloating, heartburn. There may be bleeding lesions of the skin.
In order not to miss the beginning of the disease, at the first suspicious symptoms should carefully observe the trend of their development. If the condition does not improve with prescription drugs, the intensity of the symptoms increases, you should immediately consult a doctor.