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Worst Nasal Cancer Symptom
Yes: Tumors in this region are the nasopharynx malignancies and are readily curable. The treatment of choice is to use parallel opposing radiation ports with IMRT to the site of the lesion which is easily identified by nasopharyngoscopy with a nasal scope. This should be followed by chemotherapy for about 6 cycles. If there are no cervical nodes to handle the lesion should easily be cured. ...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
Not necessarily: If you have a cough that's new or won't go away you definitely should see your primary doc for an evaluation. (if you're coughing up blood, of course you'd want to be seen asap). With your age, if you have a significant smoking hx (>pack/day for 30yrs or more), you may be a candidate for screening chest ct. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chest congestion & lots throat clearing, many choking episods specialy during sleep.Had pap thyroid cancer & didn't follow for rai. Is it lung cancer?
Conclusions: Don't jump to conclusions. Don't feel guilty about the rai, just get it checked out so you can stop guessing what's happening. ...Read more
Postnasal Drip: Every day, glands in the linings of your nose make about a quart of mucus each day. The excess can come out of the nostrils -- that’s a runny nose. When the mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat, it's called postnasal drip. http://www.webmd.com/allergies/postnasal-drip ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Does laryngopharyngeal reflux cause cancer of the larynx or throat? If, so how often does this happen? % of patients who develop cancer from LPR?
No basis: You should not be concerned about this complication. it does not happen!. ...Read more
Shortness of breath severe migraine followed by blood in nasal mucus. Chronic migraine aura sufferer. Could this be from headaches?
Is nasal/head congestion common in rabies prodrome? Internet lists many cold/flu-like symptoms in prodrome, but no mention of runny/stuffy nose/sneeze
The prodrome: symptoms are very nonspecific. More importantly, if you were bitten by an animal recently, and you are having symptoms, seek medical attention ASAP. ...Read more
Face feels swollen but isn't, shortness of breath, shoulder pressure points, some fatigue. Afraid of a lung or lymphoma type cancer. age 22 non smoker?
Get eval: At 22yo unless you have some family history there would not be a high probability or cancer or lymphoma, and it is good you do not smoke. Get an evaluation by the doc and get your fears alleviated and at the same time get treated for what is causing you to be short of breath, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ongoing throat clearing/irritation + "clicking" sound on swallowing, worse nights/mornings. Non-smoker have GERD & allergies. Hope nothing sinister?
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
Feel like i'm experiencing symptoms of oral cancer (jaw pain/tightness mostly). Is it possible to get cancer in 4 months?
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