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is there any connection to tonsil cancer and thyroid cancer

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Mokbel
42 years experience Dentistry
Must be: Iam no cancer expert but nothing else could explain the cold sensation in your mouth. Hope you feel better, talk to your oncologist. Dr mokbel.
Dr. Tarek Hamid
9 years experience Dentistry
Reaction ?: It could be a reaction to therapy like radiation or chemotherapy for the thyroid , as the symptoms are typical for therapy side effects.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Typically no: Typically not, but there could be a problem with the pituitary gland, or a metastatic lesion from the thyroid cancer. Both would be unlikely, but pos ... Read More
Dr. Stephanie Lee
41 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid: No.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Minimal: In the unlikely event that unrecognized or undertreated thyroid cancer might spread to the brain and cause optic nerve swelling, then this is an outsi ... Read More
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Papilledema: Papilledema always requires evaluation by an eye md. The causes are myriad including but not limited to inflammatory causes, hypertension, vascular ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Apples oranges : Unrelated diseases, after total thyroidectomy if thyroid hormone is replaced adequately will not effect fertility , or give early on set of peri- men ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Yes: Patients who have survived thyroid cancer have an increased risk of suffering a second malignancy, including renal cell carcinoma. A higher prevalenc ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely: I cannot put the two together as cause/effect. Kidney disease pretty common. Many causes but thyroid cancer 15 years ago and supplemental thyroid ho ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
38 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not aware: Not aware of any link, but if you have a lesion in your mouth that is different from your normal looking gum, go see a doctor or dentist.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
Rarely: There is no correlation with hypo or hyperthyroidism. Very rarely, there can be families with breast and thyroid cancer, but these families are very ... Read More
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