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A 25-year-old male asked:

What does early nasal cancer inside nostrils look like? does it bleed? colour? does it obstruct breathing? is it rare for 26 yr male to get it?

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Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 29 years experience
ENT cancer at 26: It would be very rare to have an ENT cancer at your age. There are many benign condition that you may have. See your doctor and have this worked up. Best of luck.
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Variable looks: Like most cancers, it is a growth that does not belong there. The tumor tends to grow, ulcerate and sometime start bleeding. it will look fleshy but he color can be variable from reddish to purple. It will cause some blockage tot he airflow on one side(the affected nostril). It is uncommon cancer but does occur regardless of the age.

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Last updated Mar 3, 2018

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