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is there any connection to tonsil cancer and thyroid cancer

A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Mokbel
41 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.

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 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
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 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
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 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 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 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 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 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 43-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 31-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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 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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