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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Giltnane
13 years experience Pathology
Start with an exam: You should see your primary care provider, who will listen to your sysmptoms and perform a throat examination. If necessary, your pcp will refer you ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Variable: In voice box, may have hoarseness or cough. If secreting may have mucous, cough, bleeding. Scope should see.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Throat cancers: Usually present with pain, swallowing or voice change, with or without a lump (node) in the neck. Common in people taht smoke and drink over the age ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
No. Diagnosis is : Done by physical exam and biopsy. Take care!
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashkan Lashkari
18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: I am a hematologist/oncologist who particularly specializes in head and neck cancers and the answer to the above question is definitely yes. To offer ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Surkin
43 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No, only a node: A 7mm node is still within normal limits. I may be seen with an ultrasound. If there is concern for cancer and you are high risk, such as smoking yo ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ethan Handler
13 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Perhaps: An upper endoscopy is a fiberoptic procedure typically administered by a gastroenterologist. The patient is usually sedated and lying down. The goal ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Dr. Binu Nair answered
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Need biopsy: To comfirm need to get biopsy, but looking at can get an idea.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roozbeh Badii
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and no: cervical cancer and throat cancer is caused predominantly by HPV infection. Thus you are at risk of cervical cancer if you are infected on your cervic ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eyas Othman
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Laryngoscopy : A thorough in office laryngoscopy is the most reliable exam to assess vocal cord/ laryngeal cancer.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
See your localdoctor: Your mother needs to stay in touch with her cancer doctor(oncologist) to see what options she has. Without knowing how severe or advanced the throat c ... Read More
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