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When an ent puts the camera in your nostril to look in your throat can he check for all throat nasal and ear cancers? what can/can't see with that tes

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Dr. Matthew Solhjem
Radiation Oncology 21 years experience
Scope exam: This exam looks at the nasal turbinates, the nasopharynx (back of nose), throat, larynx. It does not look for ear cancers. The opening to the eustacian tube is visible in the nasopharynx.

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