Medical Advice: Be Aware And Never Ignore These Dangerous Signs Of Disease

Women are usually more diligent than men when it comes to their own health care.

Their bodies are always changing. Sometimes changes that seem normal can be signs of cancer, though.

Routine tests like pap smears and mammograms are important, but don't rely on tests alone to protect you from cancer.

Although many of these symptoms could be caused by less serious conditions, they're worth getting checked out if they persist.

Here are 20 important signs that women often overlook:

1. Wheezing and shortness of breath. - Lung Cancer

2. Chronic cough and chest pain - Leukemia, Lung Cancer

3. Frequent fever and infection- Leukemia

4. Difficulty swallowing - Esophageal or Throat cancer.

5 .Swollen lymph nodes or lumps on the neck, underarm or groin - Any

6. Excessive bruising and bleeding that does not stop - Leukemia

7. Weakness and fatigue - Any

8. Bloating or abdominal weight gain - Ovarian cancer.

9. Feeling of fullness and being unable to eat - Ovarian Cancer

10. Pelvic and abdominal pain - Ovarian Cancer, Leukemia

11. Rectal bleeding or bloody stool '.Colorectal cancer.

12. Unexplained weight loss - Colon Cancer or other Digestive Cancer

13. Upset stomach and stomach ache - Colorectal cancer.

14. Red, sore, and swollen breast - Breast Cancer

15. N.ipple changes - Breast Cancer

16. Unusually heavy and painful periods, or bleeding between periods - Endometrial or Uterine cancer.

17. Swollen features on the face - Lung Cancer

18. Sores or skin lumps that do not heal, create a crust and bleed easily - Melanoma or Skin Cancer

19. Changes in nails - Liver Cancer

20. Pain in the back and in the lower right side - Liver Cancer.