Keywords: gastric cancer
No special symptoms of stomach cancer at an early stage often affect the stomach, with the development of the tumor gradually, the symptoms come to the fore. Even so, these symptoms are also non-gastric cancer specific, often similar to gastritis, gastric ulcer, chronic stomach, stomach problems and even clothing in general medicine can be mitigated, but there are clues to be found. The early gastric mainly the following signal:
First, the stomach pain. Beginning when only a sense of epigastric discomfort, bloating, and sometimes the pit of the stomach aching, often mistaken for gastritis or ulcer disease, especially cancer of the gastric antrum, duodenum functional changes can often cause a regular pain .
The second is loss of appetite, weight loss, fatigue. Often the first symptom of gastric cancer, accounting for about 40%.
Nausea and vomiting. Early may have only a sense of fullness and nausea, such symptoms the tumor caused due to gastrointestinal disorders.
Fourth, bleeding and melena. Early gastric symptoms accounted for 20%, where there is no history of stomach elderly black they should be alert to the possibility of stomach cancer.
Fifth, tenderness in the upper abdomen.