Understanding Bladder Cancer -- Symptoms
What Are the Symptoms of Bladder Cancer?
In its early stages,
bladder cancer may not have obvious symptoms. In the later stages, symptoms of bladder cancer may include:
Understanding Bladder Cancer
Bloody urine, most often painless, is the most common symptom. The urine color ranges from faintly rusty to deep red, sometimes containing
blood clots. Blood traces, invisible to the naked eye, may show up in tests of urine samples. Frequent
urinary tract infections, painful urination, a need to urinate often, and difficulty holding in urine.
Weight loss or appetite loss. Fever.
Night sweats. Abdominal or
back pain, persistent low-grade fever, or anemia. Swelling of the lower extremities due to lymphatic obstruction.
Call Your Doctor About Bladder Cancer If:
You have any of the symptoms listed above. Although they may not be
cancer-related, you should be screened for bladder cancer.