A 40-year-old member asked:
Is it normal to have a sore throat after radiation beam therapy to the neck?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Radiation Oncology 20 years experience
Yes: This is a common side effect from radiation treating head and neck cancers.
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Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Yes: The neck is small and the throat is right there. So radiation will go through the throat and cause soreness. There should be medicines that can help.
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
Yes: Did the doctor have you sign a consent form? You need to know what effects are common before treatment.
6.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 6, 2018
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