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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hoarseness: Hoarseness that comes and goes typically would be something seen with vocal nodules, laryngeal reflux, acute or chronic laryngitis or trauma, among ot ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not likely: If the hoarseness were from cancer it would not go away even with cortisone treatment. You should consult your doctor to avoid further damage. If you ... Read More
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Dr. Phil Zapanta
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No.: Cortisone typically doesn't prevent throat cancer or cancer of the vocal cords. If you are concerned about cancer related to your hoarseness, you sho ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Video stroboscopy : You need a detailed ENT history and exam with a video stroboscopy to evaluate your vocal folds. There are many causes of hoarseness- vocal cord paral ... Read More
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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hoarseness: Hello. Hoarseness can occur from a number of causes. Even without heartburn, gerd could still be the cause. See your ENT doctor for evaluation and tre ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Need to evaluate: Need to get evuated, start with your primary care doctor. Possibly need to be scoped if symptoms persist and does not go away with medical management.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not probable: There's a very small chance of vocal cord cancer. If symptoms persist, see your family doctor.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See your ENT: It is highly unlikely that you have cancer at your age. Also voice box cancers tend to have progressive hoarseness that doesn't get better with stero ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: It is not likely that you have cancer of the larynx. Hoarseness may be due to many causes, including nerve damage, laryngeal nodule or HPV infection. ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
It depends/Low.: At your age you should not have a high chance of getting throat cancer. However, if you do a lot of drinking, smoking, and chew lots of tobacco, you ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Neck lumps: Sounds like you had an ultrasound which identified the thyroid nodule. Thyroid ca does not usually present with hoarseness, unless it is very very ad ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
SEE SPECIALIST: I know you are scared but you really need to see a specialist a lot of these cancer treatable even sometime without surgery if you are a smoker that ... Read More
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