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.Loss of appetite as only major symptom of lung cancer?

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.Loss of appetite as only major symptom of lung cancer?

by longseason on Sun Feb 05, 2017 01:42 PM

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Hello over the last 6 months or so I have experienced a loss of appetite, I just never feel hungry, it's like the signalling between my stomach and brain is broken. I havn't really lost any weight because I still eat according to the clock but it still bothers me. Over that time I have an abdominal CT scan and colonoscopy that was all normal so all gastro cancers have been ruled out. I just can't help but now worry about lung cancer? Has anyone heard of lung cancer presenting itself in this way? Should I get chest x-ray? I only 25, but have smoked half a pack a day for 7 years. I really don't seem to have any respiratory symptoms, other than a phlegmy throat at times but I wouldn't call it a cough, also I do have back pain at times but I think this is often linked to stress with me

  Lung cancer has not been mentioned once by any doctor, after my adbo ct scan came back clear everyone assumed I was clear of cancer and that was a great relief and we put it down to anxiety/ibs, but I must admit I have still had a nagging feeling that my total lack of hunger needs explaining, I just always thought of lung cancer as a very aggressive disease with obvious symptoms, but it seems certain types of lung cancer can be more insidious. I have never heard of anyone my age getting it and I'm really not a heavy smoker at all but it's not impossible and the more I think about it the more concerned I get. i'm not even sure what the best way to go about things now is, I don't see how I will be able to get an x-ray for at least another month or so....

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