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what does throat cancer look like

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 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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Dr. Chaim Colen
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: It all depends on the location of the throat cancer.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: May have dysphagia, weight loss and throat pain.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
28 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends: Tonsil, tongue, supraglottic larynx, larynx, pharyngeal wall, pyriform sinus, etc are all sites often bundled together unfortunately into "throat" can ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kornguth
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Throat cancer: Depending on the location of the cancer, it can be painless, or it can cause ear or neck discomfort. There can be a feeling of something stuck in your ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
35 years experience Pulmonology
Not neccesarily: Nicotine withdrawal causes anxiety, increase pulse,etc Watch it , if not better within a week see an ENT, or a throat specialist
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
21 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 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cancer in the throat: The throat is the area known as the "pharynx". The pharynx is divided into 3 parts. The area behind the nose (nasopharynx), the area behind the mouth ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 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. Mike Bowman
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Genes, smoking: Genetics plays a role, but among things that you can control, people who smoke and drink alcohol regularly are at much higher risk. Certain types of h ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. A Daniel Pinheiro
25 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Good prognosis: Most "throat" cancers can be cured. Even advanced stage iva cancer can be cured and cure rates are better for throat cancer than they are for cancer a ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: This may include surgery, radiation therapy, and/or chemotherapy.
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