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Never ignore these stomach cancer symptoms

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, January 9, 2017 | 03:24 pm
Never ignore these stomach cancer symptoms

It is recommended not to underestimate stomach pain that keeps occurring, especially if the pain stays in one spot for more than a week. (Shutterstock/File)

Similar to other types of cancer, those who suffer from stomach cancer still have a chance to recover as long as the symptoms are detected earlier. These are signs of stomach cancer that should not be disregarded, according to kompas.com:

Digestive problems

If you frequently experience severe digestive problems with a burning sensation in your stomach, it could be a sign of serious disease, including cancer. It is advised to have a medical check-up regarding symptom.

Stomach pain

It is recommended not to underestimate stomach pain that keeps occurring, especially if the pain stays in one spot for more than a week. It could be one of the general symptoms of stomach cancer.

Nausea and vomiting

Consuming certain foods can cause nausea and vomiting. However, if both always happen after you eat, it is best to seek doctor’s advice.

Diarrhea or constipation

Both diarrhea and constipation can happen to everyone. Nevertheless, diarrhea and constipation can also be signs of stomach cancer due to problems in the digestive system.

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Bloating stomach

This is not unusual since it usually occurs after you eat, but it does not mean it can be ignored.

Losing appetite

When you suddenly lose your appetite due to a stomach condition, do note that it could be a signal that your digestive system has a problem.

Exhaustion

You may feel exhausted after a long day. However, if you feel tired even though you did not do any intense physical activities, it could be one of the common symptoms of cancer, including stomach cancer.

Bleeding

When bleeding occurs, especially in your vomit or feces, it could mean there is a serious problem in your stomach. It is recommended to immediately have a medical check-up. (wir/kes)

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