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Signs And Symptoms That Women Should Carefully Look Out For

Extreme Fatigue

It might be a sign of a disorder known as fibromyalgia syndrome which causes chronic deep muscle pain,extreme fatigue and headaches.

Causes may be due to cancer, depression,certain types of inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis,certain medications such as antihistamines, antidepressants and pain medications,diseases such as diabetes,anemia,kidney disease.

Breast Changes

Changes such as skin changes around the breast area and a rash that doesn't go away.Breast cancer could appear as an unusual redness of the skin that looks like an infection,swelling,bumps,lumps or nodules.

Changes such as nipple discharge that is bloody and the breasts becoming unusually asymmetrical.

Irregular Vaginal Bleeding

Irregular bleeding especially if accompanied by pain during sex signals serious conditions such as uterine or cervical cancer.

Symptoms such as unusually heavy or irregular bleeding,spotting between periods are serious symptoms that you need to see a doctor.

For post-menopausal women,any sort of bleeding after menopause is abnormal and could due to non-cancerous growths or thickening of the lining of your uterus.

Sudden Weight Gain

Sudden weight loss could be a warning sign of cancer while sudden weight gain could be a warning sign of heart failure or thyroid issues.

Experiencing persistent bloating or distension in to the mid section area could be a sign of ovarian cancer.

Signs of heart failure could be shown by symptoms such as weight gain along with leg swelling and shortness of breath when you lie down.

Persistent Leg Pain

Pain and swelling in one leg that doesn't disappear is a major sign of a blood clot inside a vein and it is known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Deep vein thrombosis gets more risky with age.It is caused by risks such as smoking,being on contraceptives or hormone pills,having surgery,being immobile for a long period of time e.g during long distance travel,being pregnant or giving birth.

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath is dangerous and could be a sign of heart diseases such as coronary heart disease.

Bowel Changes

Bowel changes such as blood in the stool, constipation, diarrhea,change in appearance of stools,change in the consistency of stools that persist for a long time could be indications of serious health conditions such as colon or anal cancer.

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