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Is there any connection to tonsil cancer and thyroid cancer

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Mokbel
Dentistry 43 years experience
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
Dentistry 10 years experience
Reaction ?: It could be a reaction to therapy like radiation or chemotherapy for the thyroid , as the symptoms are typical for therapy side effects.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
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. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
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
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
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. Chaitanya Mamillapalli
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Depends: Papillary thyroid cancer is not directly related to thyroid cancer. Patient's require radioiodine treatment for papillary thyroid cancer, and these ca... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 53 years experience
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 female asked:
Dr. David Djang
Nuclear Medicine 24 years experience
Probably not.: If you weren't on enough synthroid, (thyroxine) it would make you more likely to gain weight. But your doctor has probably been monitoring your level ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 51 years experience
I believe this is not a malignant mass. What you are describing sound like a mass in the epididymis. This most likely is a cyst, but you need a thor... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
39 years experience
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
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.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
Surgical Oncology 45 years experience
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
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Davis Liu
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Examination: Suspicion for a thyroid cancer is often discovered by a physical examination, first discovered by a patient and then verified by a doctor. A biopsy i... Read More