A 81-year-old female asked:
could clearing the throat too often be a sign of lung cancer?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 51 years experience
Probably not: Throat clearing is often due to irritation from drainage from the nose or sinus region or reflux of acid from the stomach.
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General Surgery 56 years experience
Not likely: Worth evaluating salivary glands and nasal drip, and tonsilar area for excess fluid.
Good dental and ENT exam non invasive.
4758 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 8, 2017
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