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What does cancer of the tonsils look like?

What does cancer of the tonsils look like?

Tonsil cancer: Hello, the appearance of cancer in the tonsil usually looks like a ulcer, asymmetric, reddish and often bleeds. This lesion would also be very painful. However, tonsil cancer may be present and the tonsil may look completely normal. So a normal appearing tonsil does not guarantee cancer isn't present. See your ENT doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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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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What does HPV of the throat look like?

What does HPV of the throat look like?

Warty: Hpv is simply the fancy term for warts. Anywhere it grows, it is a wart - can range from flat at the start and progress to cauliflower=like growth given enough time. In the flat stage, it would be a little harder to distinguish than other mouth lesions. ...Read more

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What does gonneria of the throat look like?

What does gonneria of the throat look like?

Gonococcal pharyngit: Nothing specific. It can produce pus on the back of the throat or on tonsils, and is almost always related to infected ejaculate hitting the back of the oral cavity during oral sex. The only way of making the diagnosis is by testing the exudative material. If you got gonorrhea this way and also had intercourse it is likely you also have genital infection. ...Read more

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What does skin cancer of the nose look like?

What does skin cancer of the nose look like?

Skin cancer: An average basal cell cancer can be pink and flat or crack and bleed. Best to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What does chalmydia of the throat look like?

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What does chalmydia of the throat look like?

Here are some ...: The appearance of chlamydia-related oropharyngitis is non-specific like general redness with multiple patchiness like thrush. In fact, professional keenness and alert to investigate the timing of throat discomfort and genital discomfort/discharge after sex may lead to clinical suspicion for confirmatory testing. ...Read more

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What does cancer on the tongue look like?

What does cancer on the tongue look like?

Ulcer: Mostly an ulcer, shallow or deep. Can also be a lump, a red or white area. May not be painful. ...Read more

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What does the inside of a person's throat look like?

What does the inside of a person's throat look like?

Google it: If you want to know what the inside of a person's throat looks like then just google "throat" and go to images. You'll see more than enough examples of what throats look like. ...Read more

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What does herpes in the back of the throat look like?

What does herpes in the back of the throat look like?

Ulcerated sores.: Herpes of the pharnyx is painful, and after the initially symptoms of pain, red sores will develop followed by a grey center. If you think it might be herpes, than a brief course of Acyclovir should clear it up. See your pcp! ...Read more

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What does MRSA in the throat look like?

Sore throat: It usually looks like a strep infection, but it does not clear up with the routine antibiotics that are given. A culture at that time will usually turn up the mrsa. Some people are colonized with MRSA and have no symptoms. ...Read more

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What are early stage symptoms of genital warts in the mouth or throat area? And what does it look like?

What are early stage symptoms of genital warts in the mouth or throat area? And what does it look like?

Discomfort,pain,bump: Although rare genital warts can appear in the mouth and you may have following symptoms discomfort localised pain unusaual bumps inside the mouth growths in the throat bleeding in mouth or throat these symptoms are common and can be due to many other conditions and genital warts can only be diagnosed by your doctor. ...Read more

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What does herpes of the tongue look like?

What does herpes of the tongue look like?

Fluid filled blister: The herpes infection begins as a cluster of painful fluid filled blisters that then ulcerate. The ulcers look like a red ring with a yellowish center. This is often associated with a primary herpetic infection. The virus will continue to live in your body and you may experience periodic flare ups of the infection. ...Read more

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What is gonorrhea in the throat what does it look like?

What is gonorrhea in the throat what does it look like?

STD: Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection. It can commonly present with genital, rectal or oral symptoms. In the throat it typically cause a severe exudate in the back of the throat or tonsil area. If left untreated it may cause disseminated symptoms. ...Read more

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What does the symptoms of chlymida look like?

What does the symptoms of chlymida look like?

Pus & pain: If chlamydia does produce symptoms they are usually painful sex or abdomen with pus filled Fallopian tubes. Chlamydia can also be "silent" and have no symptoms at all except a positive test. ...Read more

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What does the start of a cold sore look like ?

First: Most people describe a tingly sensation before any lesion appears. The cold sore starts out as a small blister usually ...Read more

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Where and what does the HPV warts look like in men?

Where and what does the HPV warts look like in men?

HPV: When men acquire HPV they are called condylomas. They are raised lesions which look like small cauliflower growths ...Read more

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What kind of pain does throat cancer feel like?

What kind of pain does throat cancer feel like?

Throat cancer: Depending on the location of the cancer, it can be painless, or it can cause ear or neck discomfort. There can be a feeling of something stuck in your throat. Most are painless. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a ringworm and what does it look like?

What are the symptoms of a ringworm and what does it look like?

Mild itching; C Pic: A ring-shaped lesion with serpentine borders and mild, flaky scales, typically causes mild itching. Lamisil, lotrimin, or tinactin (tolnaftate) are available otc and all seem to work quite well for simple ringworm on body, not scalp/bearded areas. Keep area clean, dry and apply the cream 2-3x/day should get rid of it in about 10-14 days. If not better, consult doc for possible alternate diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does the roof of your mouth look like?

What does the roof of your mouth look like?

Pink with ridges: A normal palate is pink, with firmly attached tissue. There are ridges called rugae towards the front that are alike a finger print and helps give stop points for your tongue during speech and swallowing. The back of your hard palate is smooth and transitions into the soft palate that vibrates during speech and lifts during swallowing. The uvula is the pink dangling tissue in the center back. ...Read more

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What is the cause of feeling like something is caught in your throat with mouth cancer?

What is the cause of feeling like something is caught in your throat with mouth cancer?

Throat problem: 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

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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