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What's the symptoms of throat or lung cancer ?

What's the symptoms of throat or lung cancer ?

Why do you ask?: You're self-diagnosed as having a 'vitamin deficiency' as well. Are you being cared for by an evidence-based practitioner? If so, you need to report any mass in the throat, difficulty swallowing, discolored area, weight loss, or unexplained cough. If not, these are the most concerning symptoms. If you are a smoker, please try to stop. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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Percentage of HPV related throat cancer?

Percentage of HPV related throat cancer?

HPV causes: Most cervical cancer, and has just taken over first place from tobacco and alcohol for oropharynx (throat) cancer. The association and cause is rising and more than 50%. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of nasopharyngeal cancer?

What are symptoms of nasopharyngeal cancer?

Symptoms: The most common presenting complaints in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma are headache and a mass in the neck, due to metastases to lymph gland on the neck. Nasal obstruction with nose bleed, and serous otitis media also could happen. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of throat or lung cancer?

Throat ;lung cancer: The early symptoms of lung cancer may be a slight cough or shortness of breath, depending on which part of the lung is affected. A.S the cancer develops, these symptoms may become more severe or intense. Like many other types of cancer, lung cancer may also cause systemic symptoms, like a loss of appetite or general fatigue. Throat cancer symptoms: pain in your ear. Sore throat that won't go away. Losing weight for no reason. If swallowing is not easy. When the throat bleeds. These are all symptoms of throat cancer. ...Read more

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What are signs of throat cancer?

What are signs of throat cancer?

Hoarseness, etc.: Hoarseness, a lump in the throat, throat pain, weight loss, blood in the sputum are possible signs of throat cancer, though these signs may be caused by other problems. ...Read more

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What are the signs of nasopharyngeal cancer?

What are the signs of nasopharyngeal cancer?

Several: The most common presenting sign is a neck mass (which means that the cancer has spread to the lymph nodes). Some other signs are fluid in one ear, nasal obstruction or bleeding, problems with eye movement on one side, and difficulty swallowing. If there is concern please see your doctor asap! an ENT doctor or head and neck cancer surgeon can help. ...Read more

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What is the pathophysiological basis of dysphagia in esophageal cancer?

What is the pathophysiological basis of dysphagia in esophageal cancer?

Obstruction: The progress is very simple here. It is due to tumor obstruction. Initial dysphagia is for solids only. In later stages even liquids can't go down. Opposite occurs in benign disease called achalasia. ...Read more

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Pathophysiology of tonsillitis?

Pathophysiology of tonsillitis?

Infection: Tonsillitis refers to inflamation of the tonsils caused by a virus or bacteria. Serious infections are often caused by bacteria such as streptococcus pharyngitis. Pathophysiology is similar in concept to most other infections. ...Read more

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Symptoms of esophageal cancer common?

Symptoms of esophageal cancer common?

Difficulty and/or: Pain on swallowing, leading to weight loss. Commonly associated with tobacco and alcohol use, now prevalent in overweight individuals with reflux. ...Read more

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What is the pathophysiology of vulvar cancer?

What is the pathophysiology of vulvar cancer?

Only pathology: Vulvar cancer is a pathologic state and has no physiology. The causes include hpv and HIV infection, and smoking. It is uncommon and occurs on older women. For additional information consult the website given below. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/vulvar-cancer/ds00768. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of larynx cancer?

Hoarseness +: If the cancer affects the vocal cords, change in voice quality may be an early symptoms. Cancer in other parts of the larynx may not produce symptoms in early stages and may become obvious only once it has spread to the local lymph nodes. Other symptoms may include pain the throat, difficulty in swallowing, cough, sensation of choking etc. ...Read more

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What are the main risk factors of throat cancer?

Throat ca: Smokers , alcohol drinking, severe acid stomach reflux, prior radiation therapy to the neck, family hx of throat cancer, black ethnicity, male. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of oropharyngeal cancer?

What are the early symptoms of oropharyngeal cancer?

Anything: Cancer can have no symptoms at all or can have areas of soreness and difficulty in performing everyday functions, such as eating, talking, etc. If you have any concerns at all, it is best to visit your dentist or ENT physician so he/she can rule out any possibilities of cancer. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pharynx cancer?

What are the symptoms of pharynx cancer?

Ulcer, pain, +: Difficulty in swallowing. Pharyngeal cancer is likely to cause difficulty in swallowing, bleeding, ulcer formation and feeling of mass in the throat. Cancers of the nasopharynx may manifest as mets in the lymph nodes in the neck. ...Read more

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Please describe the mortality rate of stomach cancer?

Please describe the mortality rate of stomach cancer?

Depends on stage: Early cancers have excellent prognosis. Unfortunately, many cases are discovered in late stages. These have poorer outlook. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated of non-small cell lung cancer?

What are the symptoms associated of non-small cell lung cancer?

Depends: That depends on where the tumor is: if it is spread to a vital organ, it will causes symptoms there, such as a headache if it is in the brain. If the tumor presses on the airway, it can block that part of the lung and cause pneumonia. If it blocks a blood vessel, it can cause problems with blood flow, etc. So, it depends on where it is. ...Read more

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What are signs of oral cancer of the throat/tongue or a throat infection?

Quick growing lesion: Red white or red and white lesions that are fast growing, usually painful and do not go away over time. These are the ones to be worried about. A normal infection shuld go down within 2 weeks. Cancer is going to either get bigger or not go away. ...Read more

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Symptoms of lung cancer?

Symptoms of lung cancer?

Depends: Staging, location, degree of emphysema, co morbidities will determine symptoms on a particular individual. In general, most patients have no symptoms until late. Bloody sputum sometimes occurs. Some tumors may produce hormones. Weight loss may occur with advanced stage. Pneumonia, stridor, bloody pleural effusions, horner's syndrome, chest wall arm pains. Shortness of breath, recurrent pneumonias. ...Read more

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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Throat Cancer (Definition)

Cancer of the voice box, the vocal cords, and other parts of the throat, such as the ...Read more