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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hammer
32 years experience Infectious Disease
Not likely : These symptoms are more indicative of infection (either viral or bacterial). Cancers can lead to a secondary infection though, and if they don't full ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Phelgm in throat: You are young for throat cancer unless you chewed a lot of betel nuts. More likely you have sinusitis, allergies with phelgm could try Zyrtec (cetiri ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Nope.: Tonsillitis. Antibioitic if strep throat. May need tonsillectomy. See an ent doctor.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not necessarily.: Throat cancer usually is curable with radiation therapy (and sometimes chemo at the same time, occasionally surgery). It is important to be treated a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hope not: Without any symptoms or an exam who knows. If you are concerened see your doctor.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: This may include surgery, radiation therapy, and/or chemotherapy.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on site: There are multiple areas in the throat that may be affected by cancer and each site has different symptoms. The general symptoms include difficulty sw ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Curry
29 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends on Stage: Staging is the process of finding out how widespread a cancer is within the body at the time of diagnosis. Depending on the cancer type, a history an ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is a growth, swel: It may produce a swelling in the throat or in the neck. Sometimes it will cause an ulcer which may make it difficult to swallow or it may cause bleedi ... Read More
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