Early Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer

early signs and symptoms of lung cancer

Early signs and symptoms of lung cancer primarily include a worsening cough or even shortness of breath and it is depending on which part of the lung is negatively impacted and what kind of lung cancer an individual has. As cancer develops, some of the symptoms may become intense or severe. 

As per the studies, lung cancer is one of the leading causes of death from cancer, along with it is the most common type of cancer across the globe. However, the treatment of lung cancer with the help of lung specialists in Bangalore is much more effective only when the disease is in its early stages. 

Early signs and symptoms of lung cancer

There are usually no particular signs and symptoms of lung cancer in the very early stage and symptoms develop as the condition of the lung cancer processes. Early signs of lung cancer include, 

  • Changes in vision
  • Headaches
  • Changes in behavior
  • Weakness and fatigue

The prime symptoms of lung cancer include, 

  • A long-standing cough that becomes worse
  • A cough that does not move away
  • Coughing up with blood
  • Infection on the chest that keeps on coming back
  • Persistent breathlessness
  • Loss of appetite 
  • An unexpected loss of weight
  • Persistent tiredness
  • Lack of energy
  • A pain or ache when coughing and breathing

Some of the common early signs and symptoms of lung cancer are as follows, 

  • Wheezing
  • Changes in the appearance of fingers such as becoming more curved or even their ends becoming larger 
  • A hoarse voice
  • Persistent shoulder and chest pain 
  • Swelling of neck and face
  • Difficulty in swallowing or pain during the time of swallowing

People with lung cancer typically have few or no symptoms when this is in the initial stage. In the meantime, if it has advanced enough to cause any signs and symptoms, it might spread to other parts of your body. Therefore, if you are experiencing any of the symptoms of lung cancer, it is important to consult with the lung specialist at Cancer Therapy India, the best lung hospital in Bangalore.