ihave been suffering from hunger pangs for a long.time which i was told was acid in the stomach. this never really bothered me but thought it was todo with what i was eating,always worse after bread,potatoes, crisps. i have not been eating well since the birth of my twins 4 years agoand have put on 5 stone since becoming pregnant. lately have had a lot of money worry stress and things became worse. felt like a lump in my throat which comes and goes, gurgling when i swallow in my throat and feels as if iamswallowing lumps, mucus very thick. also occasional shooting pain in backpassageand a generalaching feeling nosickness or bleeding. pins and needles in my neck,legs and arms. just want toknow i havent got cancer but know iwont be able tohave the endoscopy as had one 9years ago and was terrifying and it didnt show anything
Hi and welcome to the forum! I am glad that I can help you.
You would like to know whether you might experience stomach cancer.
Stomach cancer appears in individuals with a family history of stomach issues such as gastritis and ulcers. It is characterized with pain and discomfort in the upper middle part of the abdomen, the same symptoms that appear in gastritis and ulcers. The disease is rather quiet and slow. Individuals may experience weight loss for about twenty kilograms, and appetite loss. Stomach cancer is diagnosed with a gastroscopy and a biopsy. It is treated with surgery and radioactive therapy.
Given the data that you described you may be experiencing acid reflux or gastritis. Since you have all the factors to develop ulcers and possible cancer, you may think about having a gastroscopy and a biopsy to rule out cancer. The feeling of needles and pins in your neck, legs and arms is not connected to any kind of stomach issues. It could be either due to spondylosis (degenerative osteoarthritis that affects the joints between the vertebrae) or due to transitory ischemia of the sensitive center of the brain. You may consider having an RTG of the neck spinal column to rule out spondylosis. You may want to see a neurologist to rule out any neurological conditions.
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