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What are the common symptoms of lung cancer?

What are the common symptoms of lung cancer?

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Asked by L. Gibson, Last updated: Jul 16, 2020

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M. Kennedy

M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer, Denver

Answered Dec 20, 2018

One of the most common symptoms of lung cancer is having a type of a cough that does not seem to go away. As time passes by, the cough will only get worse. There are also some who experience chest pain even when they are just breathing. Those who also have this disease would notice that they are losing weight even if they have not made any changes to their diet.

They also do not want to eat anything. They may notice that they have the tendency to be short of breath even when they are just walking or doing some of their usual activities. These symptoms may be connected to a lot of other diseases. It is best to go some tests to determine what your actual condition is.

 

Chris Kenway

Chris Kenway, Content Writer, Jacksonville

Answered Jul 17, 2018

The main problem with diagnosing lung cancer is that it shares symptoms with other diseases. You may think that you are suffering from a less serious condition. It is best that you get yourself checked from time to time so that you can detect if you have lung cancer. Some of the most common symptoms are the following: a cough that does not go away. Another symptom is spitting sputum that is colored a bit like rust or blood.

You will also experience a hoarseness in your throat that does not go away. You will also experience sudden weight loss even if you are not doing anything to change your current diet. You may also feel tired all the time. If you are experiencing all of the symptoms, get yourself checked immediately.

 

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