Kidney Cancer Symptoms

Cancer is a disease that can happen in any part of the body. We have already discussed that cancer may also develop in the kidneys. Early cancer in the kidneys may not exhibit any signs or symptoms. In this article we discuss the symptoms associated with kidney cancer. It is important to remember that similar symptoms may also be caused by benign conditions but it is always better to rule out cancer.

It need not be mentioned that kidneys are a vital organ in the body. A word of caution with kidney cancer is that it does not show any signs or symptoms in downloadthe early stages. It is only as the disease progresses that some symptoms may start appearing. The Kidney Cancer can happen to people of all age. It is also considered to be one of the most fatal diseases.

Some symptoms that may indicate presence of cancer in the kidneys are:

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  1. Pink or red urine. This indicates the presence of blood in the urine.
  2. Persistent pain below the ribs on one side which cannot be attributed to an injury.
  3. Presence of a lump on a side or lower back.
  4. Unexplained weight loss.
  5. Fever that can be attributed to infection.
  6. Night sweats should not be neglected at all
  7. A constant feeling of being fatigue.
  8. Swollen veins in the testicles in case of men.
  9.  Anemia
  10. Sudden loss of appetite especially if you always ate a lot.images (4)

It is important that one understand the risk factors and symptoms associated with kidney cancer. Just as in the case of most cancers, early detection improves chances of survival. As mentioned above presence of one or more of the above mentioned symptoms does not indicate the presence of cancer, it could also be a benign condition. It is best to discuss the same with a doctor before ruling out cancer than leaving anything to chance.

It is recommended that one follow a healthy lifestyle to lessen the risks of developing kidney cancer.