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does eating ice cubes cause throat cancer

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Genes, smoking: Genetics plays a role, but among things that you can control, people who smoke and drink alcohol regularly are at much higher risk. Certain types of h ... Read More
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Dr. Lester Thompson
33 years experience Pathology
Many causes: Smoking tobacco, alcohol abuse, hpv, ebv, asbestos exposure, and several other environmental causes, including radiation and hazardous material are re ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: Mechanical irritation of the throat is totally unrelated to the development of throat cancer. Previously most throat cancers were caused by poor nour ... Read More
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Dr. Joshua Garren
24 years experience Radiation Oncology
Causes: The leading causes of throat cancer are tobacco, alcohol and infection with human papilloma virus.
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Due to encroachment : Hoarseness is caused by probelms affecting the larynx(voice box). So any cancer in the throat and neck areas which either invades the vocal cords or i ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The germ that can trigger cervical cancer,hpv, can be shared between sex partners.In males it can cause penile,anal and esophageal cancer, all of whic ... Read More
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Dr. Natarajan Raman
33 years experience Radiation Oncology
HPV virus Spread: Dipping isn’t exactly considered ‘safe’. There is a certain amount of risk to which both parties are exposed to, even during such a brief foray. Depe ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Bill Clinton: The kind that uses tobacco products!
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Curry
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
In advanced cases: Advanced tumors of the larynx (voice box) and pharynx (inside of throat) can be associated with enlarged lymph nodes of the neck (which can sometimes ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Throat: HPV related cancers of the mouth, throat and larynx are on the rise and may be spread by oral sex.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes, but: that would not be the main presenting feature of throat cancer. You may consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/dis ... Read More
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