Don’t ignore these warning signs & symptoms!
Although it is normal to experience some bloating, continuous swelling or persistent bloating can be a warning sign. These can be symptoms of cancer, but if you detect these symptoms early enough, you improve your odds of surviving. Discover what to look for below, and remember: knowing and spotting cancer signs and symptoms early can save your life.
What To Look For:
- Bloated, hard, or puffy belly (Abdomen) that does not go away with a change in diet or after bowel movement (31)
- Swelling in the legs and arms that are hot feeling or have redness (28)
- Face, throat, and neck swelling (32)
- Swelling near a joint – rings too tight for fingers (33)
- Regurgitating food (14)
- Subtle tickle, scratch, or burning in throat (14)
- Abdominal discomfort- cramps, gas, or pain (63)
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.