Don’t ignore these warning signs & symptoms!
Itchy skin can be caused by a variety of factors, though it also may be a symptom of cancer. Detecting cancer symptoms like itchy skin early can improve your odds of survival. Discover what to look for below, and remember: knowing and spotting cancer signs and symptoms early can save your life.
What To Look For:
- Intense itching not relieved with lotions or antihistamines (45)
- Itching after a warm bath or hot shower (46)
- Uncontrollable itching, especially at night for no apparent reason (47)
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.