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Cancer That Moves From Thoat To Mouth And Eats Away At Facial Tissue
Could scar tissue in throat turn into cancer since I am a smoker? I have had an upper GI and I was diagnosed with GERD and h. Pylori. There is scar tissure in my throat, which causes me to have a very hard time swallowing food, liquid, saliva. Could smoki
Yes: To put in bluntly, you are a prime candidate to get throat cancer. A constant irritation to your throat from stomach acid combined with smoking can transform that irritated tissue into cancer cells. The answer is quite simple: stop smoking, change to a healthy lifestyle, exercise, lose weight if you are overweight, see your doctor regularly. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
For many yrs used face wash that had triclosan in it. Am I at more risk of nasal/throat cancer? Sometimes got in mouth and in nose from washing face.
Stop worrying: Trislosan is a widely-used, apparently harmless chemical that degrades after being discarded into a form of dioxan that is not one of the forms that has toxicity or is supposed to be linked to cancer. Any chemical can be "shown to be harmful for this-and-that" if used in artificial conditions in labs. I am sorry that anyone troubled you over this. ...Read more
I'm 18, I felt my tongue feels like there is a little lump inside of it. Doesn't hurt and it moves. I have a sore throat too. Badly. Cancer??
My brother-in-law 63 had radical throat cancer surgery 7 years ago. The radiation has damaged his esophagus to the point he nee ds a feeding tube in his stomach. No saliva, constant water but this and food goes into his lungs causing pneumonia regularly
If he has a feeding tube and does not eat or swallow anything by mouth, he may have regurgitation of stomach contents into the esophagus/throat area that are then being aspirated into the lungs.
Consult with a physician about this matter. They may need to move the tube to the small intestine instead of the stomach to prevent this from happening. ...Read more
Possibly: If you have a tumor in the throat/mouth, it could create an awful taste or odor. If this is a new symptom, best to have it checked out. ...Read more
Mouth cancer is a condition need confirmed diagnosis by your physician or dentist, and
there are many condition will have symptoms of congested nose, headache and obstructed throat, eg. Cold or flu. If there is combined high fever, please check with your physician immediately. ...Read more
I have two lumps in my mouth and I think its cancer because im a hypo. Now. I feel like theirs something in my throat! I'm scared! I'm 16 too!
What are the chances of getting throat or mouth cancer? Anal cancer? I am not being monitored for these. Should I be?
Mouth/throat cancer: As breast cancer and prostate cancer can be screened by mammogramme and Blood PSA level respectively, there is no screening test for mouth, throat or anal cancer. However; examination and some questions in general physical work up can be suggestive of additional tests to rule out these cancers. If, you are concerned please see your doctor for physical check up. ...Read more
Likely pain. Pain that lasts more than a week or so. If you can visualize the area, you may see an ulcer. If you palpate, you may feel a lump or hard area.
If you are concerned, see an ENT doc asap. ...Read more
Until the cancer becomes late stage, there are very few if any symptoms of oral cancer. Most cancers are found first by a dentist upon routine examination by the visual changes of the tissue. Newer fluorescent technologies have come out to find oral cancer earlier, ask your dentist about them. Velscope and vizilite are two examples.
If the tissue looks abnormal, a biopsy is the only diagnostic. ...Read more
Unlikely: Very unlikely. A good time to quit. ...Read more
Pain, hoarseness: Persistent sore throat, hoarseness and especially a sore throat with ear pain. Mouth pain, a sore that bleeds, a painless neck lump all more worrisome in a person who smokes or in some other way using tobacco and who drinks alcohol. Head and neck cancers announce themselves so listen and if you hear it get to an ENT doctor. ...Read more
I have had the jab against cervical cancer (gardasil) what are the chances of my getting mouth or throat cancer?
Depends: There are presently 3 vaccines available. All cover the 2 primary strains associated with cervical, throat and anal cancer. The newest covers 5 additional strains that could be linked to a minority of cancers. The vaccine does help protect against the most common strains, which reduces risk a lot, but not 100%.The vaccine is not site specific, it protects against cancer in any site. ...Read more
Can you develop throat cancer from bad ulser in my mouth. I have had this for about 6 weeks and feels like lump?
What are the chances of having smoking related cancer (lung, throat, mouth, etc) by the age of 25? Pathologists and oncologists only please
Is the feeling of something stuck in your throat a symptom of mouth cancer? And are there any other symptoms that would present first?
Polyp on vocal cord: See your md and get a referall to an ENT who will diagnose your concerns. ...Read more
White pinkish skintag on soft pallet of mouth no pain no sore throat no bleeding could it be cancer?
Fibroma: This is likely a fibroma. Have your doctor check it if it is worrying you. If it is not changing in size or growing it is likely nothing to worry about. This can be easily removed in the office. If you are a smoker, drinker, or chewer of tobacco, it is more worrisome and should be checked immediately this week. Dr jesus medina runs the ENT program at the univ of ok there. You can see him. ...Read more
Why do you get a foreign body sensation in throat with mouth cancer, is it constant? And what are other symptoms
Early oral cancer does not have any symptoms. It will appear as a white or red spot in your mouth. By the time there are any symptoms a cancer can be more advanced and treatment more difficult. Smoking is one cause so quit no
that is why routine dental exams are so very important. Your dentist should be doing a oral cancer examination at every examination and when you have your teeth cleaned. ...Read more
Unlikely to be Cance: Any bump/mass requires close watch for further growth or resolution. If it grows over the next one month, then it should be checked by a medical doctor to find out the cause. Any mass of one cm or bigger requires a biopsy if it is growing in size. Oral cancer is rare in young people. ...Read more
Sml skin tag looking thing left side mouth near throat had bout 12mths not sore can turn it could it b cancer?
Can anyone explainhpv as it relates to oral sex, oral, throat & anal cancer? If you have oral sex with someone with HPV does HPV linger in your mouth?
Went to ER for the white spot in my mouth/throat. Dr said it was due to a URI. He said it was not cancer. Feeling better but spot is still there. Help?
Regular visit: If the "white spot" was examined by a doctor and s/he advised that it was not cancer, you could wait to get a second opinion at you next encounter with your doctor. If the spot has not gotten bigger, is not ulcerated, and is not bleeding, you can wait for the next regular visit with your doctor. ...Read more
Red patch inside cheek in mouth. Not swollen or painful, just raw to the touch. Been there 2 months. Lump on neck beside throat. Oral cancer?!
Red throat been docs couple of days ago said was fine but had red throat for a week gums bleed now and then have done for a yr is it mouth cancer?
No, but if you: Keep up with drinking and smoking you are not doing yourself any favors for your future health. It may be more important for you to see a dentist to ensure that you do not have periodontal disease. Do you brush and floss daily? If not, get started. ...Read more
3months feels like something stuck in throat no other symptoms is this a common sign of mouth or throat cancer? Smoker. Neg CT scan of soft tiss neck
Many possibilities: That symptom is very common and could be associated with many things. It appears that you don't have an enlarged thyroid gland or other mass because of the ct, making cancer unlikely. It can be related to acid reflux (gerd) and laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr). Some people require mo's of twice daily reflux meds to help. Another issue can be muscle tension dysphonia, so see an ent/laryngologist. ...Read more
Metallic taste in throat and naseua feeling if my mouth or throat is really dry discomfort from throat to stomach but don't feel weak is it cancer 20yo?
I wanna kno if I got throat or mouth cancer I feel like its hard to swallow spit but with foods and drinks I can swallow just fine I have been loosein weight and I feel like I can't breath
See a doctor: The only way to diagnose your symptoms is to see your doctor right away. ...Read more
Second opinion red throat for 7 days not too sore gums bleeding do I have mouth cancer I'm so anxious?
2 separate problems: These problems should be managed by your PCP and your dentist. 1. Sore, bleeding gum is common but usually can be resolved by visiting the dentist. 2. Red throat should be addressed by your PCP. See your PCP and dentist for diagnostic and treatment. ...Read more
Hi Doc I have been having this extreme pain in my mouth and tons of mucus anf the back of my throat looks terrible and im afraid that I have developed oral cancer think google is scaring me with self diagnosis my throat and mouth burns daily no relief the
See MD or Dentist: See the MD or Dentist for examination. Does not sound like oral cancer, more like a localized viral or bacterial infection. Possible primary herpetic gingivostomatitis, sinus infection, allergic reaction to environmental irritants (allergy season very bad), strep throat, etc. Get in to see the Docs right away. Good Luck. Meantime- warm salt water rinses, ibuprofen, high fluid intake, rest. ...Read more
I'm smoker I feel there is somthing stuck in my throat liquids come from my stomach to my mouth I'm too afraid to go to doctor cause I fear its cancer?
I have two lumps in my mouth; one near the upper molarsand one inside the tongue. I also have a sore throat. I'manxious. How many teens get oral cancer a year?
Good day. I have recintly been in Mozambique and did diving. I have cancer sores in my mouth my tonsils are swollen and my throat is sore. Any idea what it can be?
Flu for 1 week, sore throat for 2 weeks. All is gone now but I have a dry mouth and feels like phlegm is stuck in my throat. Could this be cancer?
Postnasal drip: It could be allergic postnasal drip that is causing your discomfort. There is usually no infection, but the tonsils and other tissues in the throat may swell. This can cause discomfort or a feeling that there is a lump in the throat. A correct diagnosis requires a detailed ENT examination. Successful treatment will usually clear up your throat symptoms. ...Read more
On /off dull pain when swallowing for several weeks now. Felt in ear. Sometimes waking up w/ dry mouth. Feels like lump no other symp. Throat cancer?
Diagnosed with HPV and have a canker sore on the front of my mouth. Its not in the Back of throat like things say, should I be worried for oral cancer?
It is unlikely that you have oral cancer. Was HPV detected as part of PAP smear? You should follow your doctor's advise about follow-up tests. You should still get HPV vaccine to prevent against other strains of the virus.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
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