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Lung Cancer Symptoms
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In most cases, lung cancer does not show the signs in early stage but this type of cancer show sign of cancer in the later stage of cancer. If you consult your doctor, first he will examine you to diagnosis cancer. If you consult your doctor in the early stage of lung cancer then treatment of lung cancer is easy.

The most common symptoms of lung cancer can be:

Lung Cancer Symptoms

  • A cough that remains persistent
  • Blood in spit or in phlegm
  • Chest pain while you try to laugh and breath
  • The decrease in the weight
  • The decrease in the appetite
  • Breath shortening
  • Sound of wheezing
  • Introduction of the infections of the lungs

If Lung cancer introduces to other parts of the body then it will show some other symptoms of lung cancer. Such type of symptoms may be:

  • Pain in bones
  • A headache, Dizziness and balance problem due to the effect of lung cancer on the nervous system
  • Yellow skin and yellow eyes when lung cancer spreads to the liver of the body
  • Production of the lumps in nodes that are located near the surface of bodies such as nodes present in neck and nodes present above the collarbone

Some lung cancers produce Syndromes, which show specific types of symptoms:

  1. Superior vena cava syndrome
  2. Horner syndrome
  3. Paraneoplastic Syndromes
  4. Superior vena cava syndrome

The largest vein which posses the deoxygenated blood and carries this blood from the parts of head and arms to heart called Superior Vena Cava. It gives blood to the right lung and its nodes. Tumors in this part cause this type of syndrome. This type of lung cancer causes the face, neck, and arms. It can be fatal if it does not treat properly.

It causes the following symptoms in which some of them given below:

  • A headache
  • Dizziness
  • Consciousness changing
  1. Horner syndrome

Horner syndrome

This type of cancer affects the upper part of the lung and produce disorders in the nerves related to the eye and parts of the face. This type of cancer produces the following types of symptoms:

  • Production of weakness dropping of the one eyelid
  • On the same side of the face, reduction of sweating takes place
  • The size of the pupil becomes small in the same eye
  • Severe shoulder pain
  1. Paraneoplastic Syndromes

Paraneoplastic Syndromes

In some cases, lung cancer starts to form the chemicals, which affects the cells and tissues, present at the far side of the body. This Type of cancer produces the Paraneoplastic syndromes. In some cases, these type of cancer symptom act as the symptoms of primary symptoms of lung cancer. This type of syndrome causes other than the symptoms of the disease of the lung. Therefore, firstly it cannot be diagnosed as the Paraneoplastic syndrome.

Some Paraneoplastic syndromes are following


  • Cushing syndrome

This type of syndrome produces due to the extra production of the ACTH hormone, which is secreted form, the adrenal glands. This causes the symptoms of high blood pressure, high blood sugar, weakness, bruising and acquiring a lot of weight etc.


This type of disease produces due to extra production of ADH hormone. This causes the problem in the kidney functions.

  • Problems of Nervous system

This syndrome affects the nervous system, which produces a lot of other types of disease such as Lambert-Eaton syndrome in which muscles of the body becomes weak.

  • Hypercalcemia


High level of blood calcium takes place, which causes the vomiting, dizziness, fatigue weakness confusion and type of symptoms.

  • Blood clots
  • High growth of bones, which are certain

This occurs mostly in tips of the finger, which is a painful process.


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