A 18-year-old female asked:
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have i got throat cancer?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hope not: Without any symptoms or an exam who knows. If you are concerened see your doctor.
Answered on Sep 29, 2020
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Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Can't see pic: Unlikely at your age. If concerned, go see an ent.
Answered on Sep 14, 2012
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