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I wake up every morning with a dry and sore throat and often choke on water. Is this a sign of throat cancer.

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Dr. James Burns
36 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Not really, but: It doesn't sound like any fun. Why don't you have your doctor take a look and go over any medications you are using. Stop smoking if you do so.
Answered on Mar 23, 2014

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