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stage 4 tonsil cancer

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Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Need more infor: What kind of cancer?

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Mucositis ?: Get your doctor to look at your mouth for assessment. This could be mucositis, ulcers or thrush, or others. You need to really know the cause for the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
From dental: From dental standpoint: keep your mouth as clean as possible with brushing and flossing. Avoid acidic and spicy foods. Go often to dentist for periodi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Internet Diagnosis: A lesion (if that is what it is) such as yours cannot be diagnosed over the internet. You visit your dentist four times per year and have what appears ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Stop worrying: This is commonplace. Tonsil size changes unpredictably and means nothing unless one or both of them become extremely large.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Enlarged tonsil: See a ENT specialist . If it is suspicious it can be removed / or a biopsy done to exclude cancer.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Really rare: Tonsil cancer mostly is from chronic exposure to smoke and alcohol. In the 20's the length of exposure is too short for this to develop. (a good time ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not likely: Temperature elevation is the body's response to infection. Most cancers do not stimulate this part of the body's defense so the temperature does not ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Hochman
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Possible: Tonsil cancers can present as a non painful swelling in the neck. You might be able to see something on your tonsil as well. It could just be an inf ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Not likely.: Usually, if a tonsil is enlarged, it is associated with infection. Acute pharyngitis has many causes, gp. A beta-hemolytic streptococcus, n. Gonorrho ... Read More
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