There are several types of cancer that will manifest themselves with some signs that are visible on your skin. As with any other cancer the trick is diagnosing it early. If diagnosed early it can be slowed down and treated, and if not it can lead to fatalities.
According to new British studies, some of the early signs will be visible on your skin and can be easily detected leading to a possible recovery.
Below you can see some of the early signs of cancer.
- Bruising or Bleeding that can’t be stopped
Leukemia can manifest some early signs in form of bruising and bleeding. Red blood cell starts to function abnormally which can lead to blood clotting.
- Fingernail changes
Few types of cancer will cause problems with your fingernails. For example lung cancer will create unusual enlargement at the ends of the fingernails, skin cancer can cause black or brown stains down the nail, liver cancer can cause pale and white nails etc.
- Lumps or Bumps
Lumps and Bumps have always scared people and with a good reason. Many types of cancer can cause changes in the lymphatic system which can lead to lumps and bumps.
- Swollen Face
If you start experiencing swellings on your face you should check with your MD because it is a known indication of lung cancer.
- Swollen Breast
Swollen breast, itches and red sores can be sign of cancer. Should you start experiencing any of the symptoms you should immediately check with your MD.
- Nipple changes
Nipple changes such as flattened, inverted or sideways nipple can be a sign of breast cancer. Should you notice any changes, don’t hesitate to get more information on this issue from your MD.
- Sore that becomes rusty and easily bleeds
This type of sores can indicate several types of skin cancer such as basal cell carcinoma, melanoma and/or squamous cell carcinoma.