Lung cancer is one of the most serious types of diagnosis, as it is usually difficult to detect until it spreads to other parts of the body. You may be at risk of the disease if you develop droopy eyelids, it was revealed.
Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers to be diagnosed in the UK, warned the NHS.
About 45,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer in the UK each year.
The signs of the disease tend to show up only when the cancer spreads through the lungs.
You may be at risk for lung cancer if your eyelids are unusually drooping.
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"Common symptoms of lung cancer include cough that persists for more than three weeks, coughing up blood, worsening breathing, chest pain, weight loss," said Professor George Santis, consultant at London Bridge Hospital, part of the HCA Healthcare UK.
"Sometimes, patients have symptoms of metastatic disease; they include headaches, seizures, bone pain or light bulbs on the skin.
"Patients who develop lung cancer tend to have other lung problems, such as bronchitis; therefore, in these patients, the change in their condition is important.
"In some cases, lung tumors can cause neurological symptoms by compressing the nerves. This can lead to a drooping eyelid or reduced facial sweating – symptoms that many people surprise can be related to lung cancer."