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How Bad Is Throat Cancer
Obviously Not enough: This topic should be covered as part of sexual education for teenagers. I am treating now a very young patient with hpv+ tonsillar cancer. The incidence of hpv+ head and neck cancer continues to increase and this is not something that can be underestimated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The throat is a complicated area and is divided into several different areas including the vocal cords, the larynx, the glottis and supra-glottic areas. The cancers in these areas are usually of the squamous cell variety. The distinctions are important as they help to determine the ...Read more
If someone just found out that they have throat cancer and must go under surgery the next day how bad is it?
Depends where: Modern surgical techniques and advances in the operating room over the last decades has vastly improved. Although the operation may be small or larger be sure you choose a surgeon who has done many of the operations that he is proposing for you. ...Read more
Is hot tea or warm tea bad for you? Reading a lot about hot liquids causing throat cancer? How do you keep throat healthy
Must be very hot: Those at risk engage in tough-person show-off practices where the beverage is so hot that it hurts seriously. Otherwise it is not a factor. ...Read more
I had strep throat really bad over a year ago and ever since I have had a raspy voice. .I am a smoker could I have throat cancer?
I have very bad acid reflux and I have for years. And i can not tell if some of the symptoms i'm having recently is throat cancer or gerd..
GERD or Throat Cance: Need more specific details. If your voice has become "hoarse, " this might point more to a throat problem. Unexplained weight loss would be another worrisome feature. If you have any doubts, consult an ENT specialist to completely evaluate the throat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you develop throat cancer from bad ulser in my mouth . I have had this for about 6 weeks and feels like lump ?
I've had my question answered except one part what are the realistic chances of throat cancer in 20s?
Not too high: Chances of having throat cancer are not too high unless you are a smoker. Smoking greatly increases the risk of cancer. If you don't smoke & have acid reflux (you may not even know you have it) it can lead to barrett's esophagus, which is a precancerous condition. However, only about 1% of barretts will progress to cancer. Keep in mind, cancer risks do not always follow stats. See dr if concerned. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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