Early Cancer Symptoms in Men, Should Never Ignore
Back pain, frequent urination, weight loss, indigestion, you may assume these minor health issues but think these minor health issues may be the early stage of cancer. Men shouldn’t ignore these symptoms, knowing early symptoms can help you to seek early treatment. Here below most common cancer symptoms in men, some of them linked more strongly to cancer than other.
Problems When You Pee
Many people have problem in peeing but they not serious about that, here below some common urinary sign that may be related to cancer.
- Dribbling, leaking and urgent need to go
- A need to pee more often at night
- Pain when passing urine
- Feeling of being unable to empty the bladder
- Unable to urinate despite urges to go or slow urine stream
When these symptoms start to interface with daily activity, it’s the reason to call your doctor for close examination as they might be the early sign of prostate cancer, most common cancer in men after skin cancer.
Cause: Enlarged prostate gland usually cause this symptoms
Test: Prostate specific antigen, PSA test for prostate cancer or any other tests if indicated. .
Breast Changes, Cancer Symptoms in Men
More than 99% men ignore breast lumps or changes because breast cancer is not in their radar. But remember breast cancer is not exclusive to woman, 1 out of 100 of all breast cancer also occurs in men. So if you noticed any changes in your chest, any mass in the chest area or changes in nipple, don’t ignore consult your doctor for immediate treatment.
Test: Doctor order a biopsy, mammogram or any other test.
Changes in Your Testicles and Scrotum
Never delay if you noticed any changes in your testicle like a lumps, swelling, changes in consistency of the testicles or feeling heaviness in scrotum, these may be the sign of testicular cancer. Unlike any other cancer like prostate cancer which grows slowly, testicular cancers can grow rapidly and is less common cancer in young and middle aged men as compared to prostate, lungs and colon cancer.
Test: Physical examination, ultrasound of your scrotum, blood test or any other related test.