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1.  Nutritional Deficiencies (Malnutrition)
The recommended daily amount (RDA) of a nutrient is determined by how much the body needs to stay healthy. Nutrients can be obtained in a variety of ways-from eating a varied diet to taking vitamin supplements. ...
Symptoms:
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Dry hair
  • Short stature
  • Loss of sense of smell
  • Irritable mood
2.  Lung Cancer Overview
Learn the types of lung cancer, and read information about lung cancer symptoms, causes and treatments. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Pain
  • Nail problem
  • Noisy respiration
3.  Liver Cancer
Liver cancer causes destruction of liver cells and interferes with the ability of the liver to function normally. There are several types, but it is classified in general as being primary or secondary. Primary live...
Symptoms:
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Liver enlarged
  • Loss of appetite
  • Pain
  • Feels hot to touch
4.  Stomach Ulcer
Stomach ulcers, also known as peptic ulcers, are painful sores that can be found in the stomach lining or small intestine. These ulcers occur when the thick layer of mucus that protects the stomach from digestive juice...
Symptoms:
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Pain
  • Abdominal pain worse with eating
  • Rectal hemorrhage
  • Blood in stool
5.  Esophageal Cancer
The esophagus is a muscular tube that is responsible for moving food from the throat to the stomach. Esophageal cancer occurs when a malignant (cancerous) tumor forms in the esophagus lining. As it grows it can affec...
Symptoms:
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Burping
  • Sore throat
  • Blood in vomit
  • Gagging
6.  Cirrhosis
Cirrhosis is severe scarring of the liver and poor liver function seen at the end of chronic liver disease. The scarring is most often caused by long-term exposure to toxins such as alcohol or viral infections. Th...
Symptoms:
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Liver enlarged
  • Breast enlargement in men
  • Pain
  • Weight loss
7.  Stomach Cancer (Gastric Adenocarcinoma)
Gastric cancer, also known as gastric adenocarcinoma, is a cancer that forms inside of the stomach. It is the most common type of stomach cancer worldwide, and most commonly affects men over the age of 40.
Symptoms:
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Fatigue
  • Abdominal mass
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Blood in vomit
8.  Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially fatal contagious disease that can affect almost any part of the body but is mainly an infection of the lungs.
Symptoms:
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Tired
  • Grey skin
  • Cold sweat
  • Brittle nails
9.  Hepatitis
Hepatitis is swelling and inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis is most commonly caused by a viral infection. There are, however, other causes of hepatitis. These include autoimmune hepatitis (a disease occurring whe...
Symptoms:
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Liver enlarged
  • Ascites
  • Nausea
  • Tired
10.  Peptic Ulcer
Peptic ulcers are sores that develop in the lining of the stomach, esophagus, and small intestine as a result of erosion from stomach acids. Peptic ulcers are a fairly common health problem, and it is estimated tha...
Symptoms:
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Rectal hemorrhage
  • Chronic pain
  • Blood in stool
  • Tired
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