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Do you smoke? Get checked – Lung Cancer Symptoms Checker

 

Lung cancer is amongst the most common and deadly cancers worldwide. It frequently affects people with smoking habits, although never smokers are at risk too.

All around the globe, lung cancer thoroughly affects the male population. It is the most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer-related death in this specific population. However, females are not falling behind. The estimation is that it is the third most common cancer and the second cause of cancer-related death in females.

In light of this, from all the cancer diagnoses in 2012, lung cancer was 13% of them. Also, from all the deaths because of cancer in the world, in that same year, lung cancer accounts for one-fifth of those deaths.

Therefore, anyone could expect that the medical community has put enormous efforts into trying to screen, diagnose, and treat people with this condition. Besides, prevention, in order to not developing this condition, is a crucial factor in reducing death. For example, encourage people to quit smoking.

Smoking is a very important risk factor for lung cancer, although not the only one. There are several types of lung cancer, and each one could be in more or less relation to any of the possible risk factors.

The estimation is that eighty percent and half of the lung cancers in males and females are because of tobacco smoking, respectively. Hence, the remainder of the cases will account for other explanations, such as genetics or air pollution, for naming some.

Sadly, the diagnosis of lung cancer continues to be late. And, if it occurs at later stages of the disease, the possible good outcomes substantially reduce. Hence, the primary goal of a healthcare provider will be to identify early lung cancer in order to treat it.

This lung cancer symptoms checker has the most important signs, symptoms, and risk factors for this condition.

The tool has all the risk factors for developing lung cancer, either if you are a smoker or a non-smoker. Besides, all the symptoms that the several types of lung cancer can produce are in here too. Therefore, this tool would help anyone who uses it to determine the likelihood of having lung cancer.

Please, keep in mind that for having a diagnosis of lung cancer, several tests must be done by a medical doctor. So, the outcome this tool has will only tell you if your symptoms have a relation to lung cancer or you have several risk factors for it.

Importantly, this tool is totally free and would only take a few minutes of your time to complete it. Do not get caught off guard; test yourself.

  • Question of

    Do you have more than forty years?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have between sixty and seventy years?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Are you over seventy years old?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Does any of your parents or grandparents have had lung cancer?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    When you were a child, did your parents smoked cigarettes and did it in front of you?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have smoked less than 100 cigarettes throughout your life?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you currently smoke cigarettes?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Did you smoke cigarettes in the past, but you are not doing it nowadays? (if you are currently smoking or you have never smoked, click no)

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have at least 20 years smoking one pack of cigarettes per day or ten years smoking two packs of cigarettes per day or more?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have smoked at least one pack of cigarettes daily for thirty years? Or two packs of cigarettes every day for fifteen years?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have smoked for more than ten years?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have smoked for more than fifteen years?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have smoked for more than twenty years?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you live in a city where there is excessive air pollution?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have been diagnosed with lung infection (pneumonia)?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have been diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease COPD?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have been diagnosed with asthma?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have been diagnosed with tuberculosis?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have been diagnosed with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus (high blood sugar)?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have been diagnosed with hypertension?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have obesity? (please search in google the “BMI formula,” and with your weight and height it will calculate you that diagnosis)

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you drink more than 2 cups or glass of alcohol beverages more than five times a week?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you smoke weed (cannabis) every day?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have smoked weed (cannabis) every week for more than one year?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you currently live with someone that everyday smokes cigarettes?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you work in asbestos mining and milling, shipbuilding, construction, textiles and insulation, or automobile repair?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you work driving trucks, coal-mining, asphalt paving, chimney sweeping, or painting?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do your fingers look like the ones in the photo below?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have coughed up blood? (it has a vibrant red color appearance)

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Did you recently lose appetite?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Lately, do you have been losing weight?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have shortness of breath?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have fatigue?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have more than fifteen days coughing?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have visited a doctor because of consistent coughing that now has more than one month?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have trouble swallowing food?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have swelling of your face and arms?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have chest pain?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have hoarseness?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have shoulder pain?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have bone or joint pain in any of the four extremities?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Do you have headaches, nausea, and vomiting altogether?

    • Yes
    • No

Written by Dr. Esteban Kosak

Doctor of Medicine - MD Recently Graduated from Medical School and inspired to aid the global population during this situation. I think that we shall no longer be waiting to see a doctor when we feel sick. Several times we feel disease searches in Google drive us to a rabbit hole and come out thinking that we may die of cancer or something very serious, given that symptoms may seem to fit a wide variety of illnesses. Since I recently graduated from medical school. I have all the medical information fresh in my mind. My thorough experience as an expert researcher allows me to very-well known the different diseases and conditions that affect human bodies. Empowered by the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs). I think that we all can provide a grain of sand to help humanity. That's why we created Symptoms.Care a place where you can come and screen your symptoms and find what different illnesses can be related to them. Armed with the right information you can instantly, discretely, secure and from the comfort of your home talk with a Doctor that can Evaluate your Symptoms and help you seek the right treatment.

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