Causes for Pancreatic Cancer in Teenagers

Many teenagers now are facing pancreatic cancer due to eating and drinking habits. Main causes for a teenager to get affected with pancreatic cancer is due to high potential for continuous cigarette smoking. Even excessive consumption of concentrated alcohol (not diluted) and uneven intake of a high-fat diet, mainly during after hours. High-fat food consumption in middle of night drives this disease in teenage.

Teenager life changes very quickly and time passes out in seconds. Every day they feel and believe in an adventure with fun. The more the friends they have, the stronger they become. Teenager sees the world with eagerness and likes to the situation in their way. However, he or she never concentrate on health. They do not bother what happens to their health during diet and habits they make, that is new. Until his parents guard him. He is the most protected person on earth. The moment he starts to act and do the things in accordance with his will. Then the problem starts.

What Are Symptoms Of Pancreatic Cancer?

Symptoms of pancreatic cancer are were derived and confirmed from the studies done on a group of diseased people. On a percentage basis, each affected patient is examined from identification stage to till he or she is treated completely. Each individual is monitored with special care units to collect the sample and generate data from analysis. Every hour activity is considered in the reports. Then finally, the symptoms list was made from previous experience of the patients that he or she suffered until the disease is found. Some of the symptoms consider are:

  • Dysphagia
  • Pain
  • Itch
  • Anorexia
  • Hiccoughs
  • Early satiety
  • Diarrhoea
  • Xerostomia
  • Cough
  • Sleep problems
  • Edema
  • Weight loss
  • Dizzy
  • Easily fatigued
  • Dyspnea
  • Weakness
  • Belching
  • Nausea
  • Bloating
  • Constipation
  • Taste change
  • Depression
  • Hoarse
  • Vomiting
  • Dyspepsia

All the above symptoms are observed in the pancreatic cancer patient. Each symptom may be shown in an individual at any moment and there is no justification that a particular combination of symptoms will confirm pancreatic cancer presence.

Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms for Early Identification

A complex organ gland stays near the stomach. The normal size is 15 cm in length reaching up to duodenum from the spleen. A pancreatic juice produced in this gland by the cells present in it. The quantity of juice depends on the food intake of the person. Enzymes filled up in the juice that helps in digestion process. The mortality rate of cancer caused patient is due to pancreatic cancer worldwide and stands at fourth place in the cancer list. One should be aware of the symptoms that cause pancreatic cancer. Food intake and diet directly related to its cause. The main drawback in the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer that it cannot be detected at early stages because of the symptoms similar to other health problems like diarrhoea, etc.

Weight loss, pain and dyspepsia cannot make sure in the identification of pancreatic cancer at starting stages. The first and high priority symptom for pancreatic cancer is a pain. Yes, do not neglect if you suffer from pain in the stomach because of 82 percent of pancreatic cancer identification done by pain symptom only. When you feel the pain and continue to lose weight without your knowledge, you should immediately attend for a doctor checkup. Sleep problem increases gradually with anorexia (eating problem) and xerostomia (a symptom of continuous mouth dryness). During dinner or lunch when you have a small quantity of food you sense the full stomach at the start itself. The above all are the top symptoms that are linked to each other. Show out one after the other.

Finding Out Pancreatic Cancer Physically

Physical checking of pancreatic cancer helps to find out the presence of the tumour growth and its conditions in the pancreas. Physical examination certainly helps to solve and respond to the patient conditions. Regular physical check-up should be done in order to maintain the medication depending on the patients.

Important physical examinations related to pancreatic cancers are,

  • Cachectic
  • Low sebum albumin
  • Palpable abdominal mass
  • Ascites
  • Jaundice
  • Metastasis
  • Lymph nodes

Above factors are considered in many patients because they all related to pancreatic cancer. In some case the patient suffers from a combination of these factors and some may have an only single factor.

Risk Factors and Limit Values That Cause Pancreatic Cancer

On average a pancreatic cancer patient reported by five risk factors. An individual has background on one of these five risk factors and the data were analyzed to derive the limit of their effects. Any age group show the same effect. However, 20 people out of 100 found no reason for the cause of this disease and showed no sign of these risk factor.

The five risk factors are:

  1. Pancreatitis
  2. Diabetes mellitus
  3. Cigarette smoking
  4. Gallbladder disease
  5. Alcohol consumption
Cigarettes consumption limits that caused this disease:

A person consuming two packets of cigarettes per day favours 56 percentages of chances to get pancreatic cancer. Similarly, a person drinking alcohol of two-concentrated full glass per day builds up 38 percent chances of this disease. Historical diseases affect Pancreatitis, gallbladder and diabetes mellitus cause 13, 18 and 18 percent respectively when compared with other causes and risk factors. If the family have the pancreatic disease histories its found that 7 percent of the chance that an individual get infected directly. The results have increased because it cannot be identified in an instant. The daily food and diet will stimulate a tumour to grow and when it reaches advanced stage than its symptoms are know.