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Is cancer in post nasal Space curable?

Is cancer in post nasal Space curable?

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

Dr. Barry Rosen
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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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Does lung cancer include throat congestion as a symptom?

Does lung cancer include throat congestion as a symptom?

Not usually: Mesothelioma can lead to shortness of breath or chest pain, but upper airway congestion is not a common symptom. Cough is a common symptom of lung cancer, but cough is also common for lots of benign reasons. Post-nasal drip is the most common. ...Read more

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Does lung cancer include throat congestion as a symptom?

Does lung cancer include throat congestion as a symptom?

Often not: Unfortunately, lung cancer is often asymptomatic. Lack of symptoms is a major reason for late stage diagnosis. The following link may assist you in the possible symptoms: http://goo.Gl/vvhhy. ...Read more

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Lung cancer cough is it usually worse at night?

Lung cancer cough is it usually worse at night?

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 more

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Is fatigue a symptom of lung cancer?

Is fatigue a symptom of lung cancer?

Yes: Yes, it can be. The following link lists some of the symptoms. http://goo.gl/vvhhy. ...Read more

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Why would painful lung action be a common symptom of lung cancer?

Why would painful lung action be a common symptom of lung cancer?

It is not: Many are asymptomatic until late then, chest wall invasion, nerve invasion, pneumonia and collapse can cause inflammation and pain. If fluid or pus collects in chest, pleurisy and pleuritic pain can ensue. The breathing can cause pain. ...Read more

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Is post nasal drip a symptom of hiv?

Is post nasal drip a symptom of hiv?

NO: Post-nasal drip is really common with allergies, hay fever or after a cold. I would suggest that you don't have unprotected sex as that is a risk for getting HIV and other stds and pregnant. ...Read more

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Can severe posterior nosebleeds be a sign of lung cancer?

Can severe posterior nosebleeds be a sign of lung cancer?

Very unlikely: A presenting sign of posterior nosebleeds is not commonly considered a sign of lung cancer. You should see your primary care or an ear, nose and throat physician to evaluate why these bleeds are happening in the first place. ...Read more

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Is postnasal drip itself a symptom of allergies?

Is postnasal drip itself a symptom of allergies?

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 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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Shortness of breath severe migraine followed by blood in nasal mucus. Chronic migraine aura sufferer. Could this be from headaches?

Shortness of breath severe migraine followed by blood in nasal mucus. Chronic migraine aura sufferer. Could this be from headaches?

No: The bleeding and shortness of breath are not due to migraine, and you possess a co-morbidity or a second independent problem. ...Read more

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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

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

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Can chronic vomiting be a symptom of ovarian cancer?

Can chronic vomiting be a symptom of ovarian cancer?

Many causes: Sorry to hear you are having this trouble. There are many reasons for chronic vomiting including ovarian cancer, this should be evaluated by a physician to determine the cause of your vomiting. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Ongoing throat clearing/irritation + "clicking" sound on swallowing, worse nights/mornings. Non-smoker have GERD & allergies. Hope nothing sinister?

Ongoing throat clearing/irritation + "clicking" sound on swallowing, worse nights/mornings. Non-smoker have GERD & allergies. Hope nothing sinister?

Uncontrolled GERD?: It is likely from inadequately controlled GERD . You may need to do a better job with the GERD by taking the right drug (most commonly the PPI class of drugs) and modifying your lifestyle. If problem persists , see ENT. ...Read more

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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

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Feel like i'm experiencing symptoms of oral cancer (jaw pain/tightness mostly). Is it possible to get cancer in 4 months?

Feel like i'm experiencing symptoms of oral cancer (jaw pain/tightness mostly). Is it possible to get cancer in 4 months?

Cancer, Not Likely: The risk of developing oral cancer increases over the age of 40. What you are describing is a common TMJ syndrome and visit to Orofacial Pain specialist is warranted. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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Nasal Cancer (Definition)

Malignancy involving the nose. ...Read more