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Men, See A Doctor If You Are Experiencing Any Of These Signs And Symptoms

A majority of men do not usually see a doctor until they are seriously wincing in pain. A study conducted found that men are less likely than women to have seen a healthcare provider when feeling sick.

Men should definitely see a doctor if they are experiencing these particular symptoms:-

Skin Irregularities Such As Moles

If you develop a mole and notice a change in shape, size or color, that is a skin irregularity. Therefore, timely intervention is greatly essential.

Men should ensure that they take action when they see those signs which may indicate a serious condition such as cancer along with rough patches of skin or sores that are not healing.

Excessive Snoring

Excessive snoring when sleeping could be a sign of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Sleep apnea is a condition which could wake the person who is experiencing it and interrupt their breathing thus leading to fatigue in the daytime hours, a very high risk of high blood pressure, a heart attack, an irregular heartbeat and a stroke. Men who are experiencing this should make an appointment with a doctor who will be able to make an appropriate diagnosis.

Bowel Changes

Problems with bowel movements are usually a sign of dietary issues .However, they could be something as serious as colorectal cancer. Men, if you are experiencing chronic constipation or you have symptoms such as blood in the stools, sudden weight loss, bloating or cramping, there could be a serious obstruction in the lower bowel. and it is important vital to see a doctor in order to benefit from treatment.

Frequent Heartburns

Experiencing severe heartburns very often is an indication of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is a condition which causes bleeding, ulcers of the esophagus, inflammation and could greatly lead to cancer and also certain precancerous conditions. Severe and frequent heartburn symptoms need to be treated with certain medications.

Excessive Thirst

Staying hydrated is very important for good health. However, constant thirst is a major indication of a health problem. It is one of the main symptoms of diabetes; the metabolic disease in which the raised blood sugar levels tend to induce excessive thirst that makes one drink enough water in order to eliminate excessive glucose from the body's system. Excessive thirst might also be a major symptom of organ failure, internal bleeding or an infection.

Experiencing Chest Pain

Experiencing chest pain could be a major indication of lung disease, heart disease and gastrointestinal issues. Chest pains could also point to some kind of injury .Days or weeks before getting cardiac arrest, a majority of people tend to experience shortness of breath, palpitations, major chest pain and pressure, shortness of breath or ongoing flu-like symptoms such as nausea. Therefore, it is important to see a doctor if you are experiencing major chest pain.


Sudden and unexpected bleeding of any particular kind is a major red flag. Coughing up blood or having blood in your urine and stool could be a major symptom of colon or lung cancer.

Changes In Testicles

In men, the most common symptom of testicular cancer is swelling on your testicles. Signs of testicular cancer could also include changes in consistency and lumps. Men are advised to get a testicular exam by a doctor as a major part of their routine cancer screening checkup.

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