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can acid reflux cause throat cancer

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Acid reflux is not a known cause of throat cancer. To learn about symptoms of throat cancer, please consult this site: http://www.mayoclinic.org/disea ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Strasser
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not likely: Acid reflux is not like to cause 'throat' cancer - which i would define as oropharynx. However, persistent acid reflux is clearly associated with a ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
37 years experience Gastroenterology
GERD: Severe reflux can result in the development of barrett's esophagus; which has an increased incidence of developing esophageal cancer. Upper endoscopy ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Yepuri
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Esophageal cancer: Throat and esophageal cancer are separate entities. While chronic reflux is a risk factor for esophageal cancer, it has never been proven that acid s ... Read More
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Dr. Rodger Sleven
48 years experience Gastroenterology
Chronic : Chronic acid reflux is a risk factor for esophageal cancer by predisposing the cells of the bottom of the esophagus to undergo a change to look more l ... Read More
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Oesophageal cancer: Acid reflux causes stomach acid to splash up and into the lower portion of your esophagus. While your stomach has a lining that protects it from the a ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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GERD or Throat Cance: Need more specific details. If your voice has become "hoarse, " this might point more to a throat problem. Unexplained weight loss would be another wo ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Tongue papilla?: Everybody has a bunch of circumvallate papillae on the back of the tongue. Occasionally one is big. A cancer is obviously abnormal before it becomes r ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
I doubt you...: ...Have throat cancer at your age and with no tobacco use and only limited alcohol intake (good choices, keep it like that). I don't know how often yo ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast answered
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
GERD and ovarian ca: This time of year sore throat is pretty std fair. Reflux with heart burn is extremely common...try taking an otc antacid for two weeks . If this doe ... Read More
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