A 22-year-old male asked:
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mucus in throat won’t come out, constant throat clearing. worried that it’s throat cancer. only 23 years old.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Cancer unlikely: You may gargle with wart salty water. If that does not help, you may consider getting a blood test for a mild form of cystic fibrosis. Cancer is unlikely at your age unless you have been a heavy user of tobacco and alcohol.
Answered on Feb 5, 2019

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