Cancer Signs and Symptoms: Bleeding, Discharge & Bruising

Don’t ignore these warning signs & symptoms!

Abnormal bleeding, discharge, or bruising can be indicators that something is not quite right in your body. These can be symptoms of cancer, but if you detect these symptoms early enough, you have a much greater chance of surviving. Discover what to look for below, and remember: knowing and spotting cancer signs and symptoms early can save your life.
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What To Look For:

  • Bleeding from nipples (10)
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding (11)
  • Bleeding after intercourse (12)
  • Post-menopause bleeding (13)
  • Blood appears when coughing (14)
  • Bleeding from a mole or scab without scratching (15)
  • Blood clots/chips in urine (16)
  • Blood discharge from the penis (17)
  • Blood in the semen following ejaculation (18)
  • Blood appears when vomiting or spitting up (19)
  • Frequent nosebleeds (20)
  • Unexplained bruises, black, and blue marks (21)
  • Extended or irregular heavy periods of bleeding (12)

Notice Something? Here’s What To Do Next:

  • Should you spot any signs, consider them a “red flag”. It does not mean you have cancer. If signs do not disappear within one week, contact your medical team for a professional evaluation.

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