6 dangerous diseases you could have without knowing

These illnesses are just as dangerous as the ones you can see.

Doctors recommend a full body check up annually.

Here are 6 dangerous illnesses you could have without knowing.

1. HPV

The human papilloma virus is the most frequent sexually transmitted disease. Condoms can't protect against it, according to Self.com.

Some strains of HPV can cause cervical cancer, which is why getting a regular pap smear is recommended. An abnormal pap smear means that changes in the cervical cells usually caused by HPV.

2. Deep vein thrombosis

This is a blood clot that forms in a deep vein in the body more often in the vein or thigh. If the clot breaks and makes it into your lungs, it can cause low oxygen levels in your blood, lung damage and in extreme cases, death. Some people can experience symptoms which include warmth and tenderness over certain veins, redness, or pain and swelling in the affected area.

3. High blood pressure

Most people with high blood pressure don't know that they have it. They can end up developing a heart attack, stroke, or kidney disease.

4. Type-2 Diabetes

It causes blood glucose levels to rise abnormally because the body fails to provide enough insulin levels. warmth and tenderness over certain veins, redness, or pain and swelling in affected areas.

5. Osteoporosis

This causes weak bones due to density loss. It can take people with the disease years to realize whether they have it.

6. Colon cancer

Other forms of cancer like breast cancer have effective self-testing methods. large. It starts intestine as small, noncancerous polyps that eventually grow to become cancer, according to Cheat Sheet. Once the cancer has existed for a while, it is common to experience diarrhoea or constipation, there may also be blood in your stool, fatigue and weight loss. People who skip cancer screenings, which should be done every 1-2 years, are more likely to live with the cancer for a long time.

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