A 45-year-old member asked:
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cortisone usually fixes hoarse voice. 7 days tablets hasn't this time. is it possible could be cancer symptom?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not probable: There's a very small chance of vocal cord cancer. If symptoms persist, see your family doctor.
Answered on Mar 14, 2013

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