What Uncategorized Cancer Survivors said about their Cancer Symptoms.
My Granfather James died of Lung Cancer in 1981, my Grandmother Elizabeth died with a rare liver cancer in 1999, At some point or another my aunt Ruby had a full masectomy, my aunt Betty had several surgeries to remove lumps in her breasts, my Grandmother Lois had a lung removed in 2003, my Mother had Cervical Cancer in 2004
had swollen lymph node
lump on neck
night sweats,fever,headache,severe back pain,sore lymph nodes,blured vision, swolen stomach,sore stomach,bone pain,excess sweating,shortness of breath,tired- tired-very sore teeth, tired....feels like a bubble in my chest in centre
Pain in my left thigh.
I started bleeding...knew that wasn't right because I had a hysterectomy seven years ago.
Pain in my right hip
Not sure as of yet
bloating,pain in lower left side of stomach
Mass on the palm of my right hand with slight pain. It is actually a tumor of the soft tissue.
None except for the growths on my ovaries.
I had absolutely no symptoms
Abdominal and Back Pain.
Enlarged lymph node in right underarm
was constantly hurting nobody knew what was wrong not even my doctor
Unbelievably none, with the exception of high blood pressure
NO anal cancer symptoms. Had breast cancer, skin cancer, now worried about anal cancer. Joined to becomed more informed. Sister had renal cell carcinoma and passed 2 mths after dx. I hate cancer.
(Inclusive of surgery/radiation/chemo/hormone therapy/transplant side-effects -- select): fatigue, loss of appetite, swelling, radiation burns, hair loss, nausea, bloating, personality changes, numbness (feet), joint pain, insomnia.
Kidney stone, weight loss (25 pounds in one month), flu like smptoms
routine check-ups. routine check-ups. routine check-ups. the symptoms are vague and easily dismissed.
lymph nodes swollen all over my body tired and cold all the time have stomic pain and numbess only on right side of stomoic but it could just be i have an ovarin cyst on my left and right side of overaries
Constipation, diahrrea, bloating, weight gain, feeling full quickly.. etc...
I haven't got cancer, I'm here to support..
Bloating, bowel issues, thickening of abdomen, discharge
Occasional difficulty swallowing
fatigue, loss of appetite
Abdominal pains, coughing, weezing, weight loss, loss of strength and agility. I had tumors in both lungs, a tumor 2/3 the size of my liver, and the cancer ate a whole in my left hip, and ate away my tailbone.
red flaky area on right side of nose
I was diagnosed with an external hemorrhoid and treated for 2 weeks with suppositories. After no change, I was given another round of suppositories and referred to a surgeon. He recognized it right away. The pathology report from the biopsy confirmed and my journey began.
Swollen lymph nodes in groin and one under arm pit.
Lately, vomiting and headaches, pain in my joins, some diarreia.
Started as what was thought to be a cyst on the top of left hand--looked like I had an extra knuckle--merkel cell usually affects people on face, neck or face...primarily men 70+ Lymph node involvement was two lumps under left arm 5cm & 6cm Bone Metastases was lower back and leg pain thought to be aging and
flushing,diarrhea, heart valvales lession, cramping, telanglectasia, peripheral edma, wheezing, cyanosis, arthritis, pwllagra
Chronic lung infections - chronic pneumonia - I'm guessing because his tumor was so large it was pressing into his lung tissue
Cognitive impairment, Balance and gait issues, Hearing loss, Mood swings, Intracranial Pressure (Severe at times - and seems to be worse when the barometric pressure drops below 30.)
Only thing I had was night sweats and had those for a few years before I was told I had cancer.
Hair Growth, weight gain, hormonal changes
I had a weird little lump in my belly, under the fat, found out it was a 7 1/2 x 4 x 3 inch tumour that engulfed my right ovary completely and attatched to the left side of my uterus pushing it forward, hence the lump, constipation, diahrrea, painful sex, lots of pressure on my rectum.
fullness, pain with sex, hot flashes, hair smells funny,
none - found during routine blood work
chest pains, chills, fevers, nausea/vomiting,
white spots on my tongue
Bloating, digestive difficulties, loss of appetite.
Pain / pressure in chest. Sweating, fainting, fevers, vertigo, throwing up. Fatigue. Bulging neck veins. Throat pain. Loss of voice. No energy. Couldn't sleep on left side. Shortness of breathe hard to get deep breath.
I am diagnosed with Parapharyngeal Space Tumors (pps) 2 cm x 1 cm dumble shape. tumor did not change in size all this years but is affecting nerves causing stiffness and pain in the neck and sholder
None. Saw cell mass on mammogram.
Sudden pain under right breast when trying to take a deep breath.
Nothing until my ovary twisted due to ovarian cyst then biopsy came out and turned to be a borderline serous tumor.
Found incidentally but in retrospect frequent urination and urgency, bloating, dizzy, weight gain, shortness of breath,
Abdominal pain, vomiting, flushing ...
I felt a tiny lumps in my breast. Also after I had my baby I had a pap smear that showed a class 4. On further testing it showed cancer.
Fatigue, very large inguinal lymph nodes
Extreme loss of energy, being winded after a flight of stairs, fatigue, radically extreme bruising, minor cuts do not clot, flu-like symptoms.
None, I felt a "bouncy ball" type lump in my right breast after going to the tanning bed. There was no pain and I had never noticed my lump when doing self breast exams.
still trying to find out whether is it cancer or not
None except lung infections
Severe Anemia, Heavy irregular periods, bloating, pain in stomach and down legs.
Lymph nodes swollen all over body, chronic fatigue, body aches and pains, chest pains, cough, some shortness of breath, and night sweats.
Weakness on left side, seizures, headaches, neuropathy, long/short term memory, loss of drivers license, no longer able to work, tiredness, mood swings
Some coughing but relatively symptom free from cancer. Side effects from chemo and radiation.
Enlarged nodes, cough, sinus symptoms, anosmia, chills
I'm post menopause and have had the feeling that I was going to start my period. (I haven't had one in 7 years). Both ovaries hurt, my back hurts, I feel bloated, fatigued and feel like I have a low-grade fever.
Low blood counts, fatigue, dizziness & shortness of breath.
Fatigue, Night Sweats
I had what I thought were very painful hemorrhoids,I kept treating them with hemorrhoid cream but nothing worked. Finally I went to see the doctor he said they would need to be removed . When It was time for the after care appointment Vickie my partner and I were told that it was anal.i have never had any pain relief since.
Chronic Fatigue, lower back pain, dizzy, brain fog, leukepenia, neutropenia, myelodysplastic syndrome, hypogammaglobulenemia
Pain in vaginal area
None/ tonsil stones prompted removal.
Its seemed like all of them. My body was didnt react well.
pain in breast & lumps
rectal bleeding, swollen lymph nodes in groin area
Acsites , SOB ,extreme fatigue , nausea , vomiting , back pain with upper right quadrant pain , soreness deep inside my abdomen
Almost-constant heavy bleeding with clots, especially heavy after sex. Pain in the pelvic area and numbness in legs. Extremely tired, feeling "not right" and bloated mid section. Normal pap (first one I've had in 12 years) and all tests normal so far, including pre-menopause (I'm 48). Feel like the doctor will just dismiss everything and tell me to learn to live with it all.
No cancer diagnosis as of today, 21 Jan 2016 but heavy bleeding with clots, lasting over a week and only a few days in between. I've just started seeing a gyn doctor; last PAP was 12 years ago. Current PAP has come back normal. Doctor prescribed meds to help with bleeding but no relief so far. Feel like something is very wrong and afraid nothing will be done.