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A 28-year-old male asked:

Persistant sore throat for 6 months and blood from throat and nose could this be symptoms of throat cancer. no lump like feeling in neck only pain.

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Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Possibly: Symptoms of throat cancer do include a sore throat that doesn't go away as well as occasional bleeding. Although throat cancer is not common in a young person who has never smoked, it is becoming more frequent due to human papilloma virus (HPV). There are other conditions that can cause similar symptoms, but any sore throat that persists for months should certainly be evaluated by an ENT doctor.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016


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