5 Symptoms Of Kidney Cancer You Shouldn't Ignore

By Navya Kharbanda
22 June 2022

Kidney Cancer Symptoms

Dr. Chandrakanth MV, Oncologist at Narayana Health, Kolkata, explains the symptoms of kidney cancer one should be aware of.

Blood In Urine

The most common symptom of kidney cancer is blood in the urine or hematuria. Both kidneys get affected by the cancerous tumor, causing passage of blood in the urine.

Lump In Abdomen

The cancerous tumor leads to swelling of organs near the abdomen. If you see a lump suddenly developing in the abdominal area, it is better to get it checked by a doctor.

Unexplained High Fever

Many patients of kidney cancer experience unexplained high fever. The fever does not get treated and is often accompanied with swelling in legs.

Anemia

The loss of blood causes anemia. And, people who are anemic should be aware about all the other symptoms of Kidney Cancer.

Fatigue And Acute Weight Loss

Kidneys are not able to clean the blood and flush waste products, which makes the body lose large amounts of blood. Loss of blood causes fatigue and acute weight loss.

Conclusion

Amid the rise in cases, it is important to stay aware about the symptoms of kidney cancer for further diagnosis and medical treatment.