Manifestations of Lung Cancer

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      • Lung cancer may push more fluid into the tip of the fingers and nails causing them fatter and shinier than usual.
      • 20% of lung cancer patients suffer from tummy ache and constipation due to high calcium retention in the body.
      • In some, lung cancer affects kidney functions causing cramps and nausea.
      • A sudden onset of anxiety, depression, and dementia could be early signs of Lung cancer.
      • Pain in the shoulder blade, upper back, and arm are caused by Pancoast tumour, a type of lung cancer that grows in the upper part of your lung and spreads to your ribs, vertebrae in your spine, nerves, and blood vessels.
      • Pancoast tumour also affects eyes causing smaller pupil in one of the eyes with drooping eye lids.
      • Fatigue is one of the common symptoms of lung cancer due to low blood cell count or anaemia; severe anaemia can also cause chest pain and shortness of breath.
      • Lung cancer causing blood flow obstruction to the brain can cause balance issues.
      • Lung cancers makes the affected put on weight due to fluid retention as a consequences of induced cortisol production.
      • Rarely, lung cancer can cause tenderness and swelling in male breast tissue.
      • Lung cancer causing poor blood flow to brain and high calcium retention triggers severe headaches.
      • Hypercalcemia and Anaemia together in lung cancer can cause irregular heart-beats, heart attack or even coma.
      • Due to blood flow obstruction, fluid gets retained in the upper parts of your body, causing swelling in neck, face and shoulder.
      • Lung cancer spread to bones can cause them fragile or weak causing pain.
      • Hypercalcemia makes the body weak and painful.
      • Weakened neuromuscular system restrains a person from speaking or swallowing.
      • Chemicals from lung cancer may cause blood clots in legs (deep vein thrombosis) and lungs (pulmonary embolism)
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