Detect Cancer…Early Enough!

Each one of us should be well informed about the signs & symptoms of Cancer, as earlier detection could lead to earlier treatment and better chances of recovery. According to Cancer Research UK (www.cancerresearchuk.org), the following are general signs and symptoms of cancer:

  • Shortness of breath, if it becomes often.
  • Unexplained vaginal bleeding
  • Very heavy night sweats
  • Hoarseness or croaky voice
  • Persistent heartburn
  • Mouth or tongue ulcer that won’t heal
  • Persistent bloating
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • A change in bowel habit, such as constipation, looser stool, or defecating more often.
  • Sore that won’t heal
  • Appetite loss
  • Unusual breast changes
  • Blood in your stool
  • Blood in your urine
  • Problems with urinating
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • New mole or changes to a mole
  • Coughing up blood
  • Persistent cough
  • Unexplained pain or ache
  • Unusual lump or swelling anywhere.

It can sometimes be difficult to find & book an appointment with the right doctor at the right time. However, if you notice something abnormal with you or a persistent change to your body, immediately inform your doctors and don’t wait.

In Lebanon, finding and booking a doctor has become much easier with trakMD App. trakMD App allows patients to find & book doctors with a click of button 24/7; read every doctor’s profile and patients’ reviews, receive appointment reminders; manage their own and their family’s health record, and directly connect with their doctors online with the option of sharing photos, lab & imaging results, and more.

Download the App for Free at:

 

App Store: https://goo.gl/SAoP9b

Google Play: https://goo.gl/e5ppxZ

Or you may visit: www.trakmd.com

 

 

 

Published by

Salma Matar

Digital Health Blogger

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