A 62-year-old male asked:
I'm a throat cancer survivor. how long will it take for my throat to feel normal? i finished chemo and radiation treatments oct. 5th.
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 23 years experience
Throat ca survivor: That is a question best directed to your oncologist or surgeon. Speak to other survivors to see what they have experienced. The pain and discomfort with swallowing should resolve in a few weeks, but swallowing may feel different as well as the sensation of food going down as a result of damage sustained from therapy. Much of the sensation should feel normal to you within 3-6 months.
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Last updated Feb 21, 2019
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