Can teenagers get oral or throat cancer?

Yes. It is possible for anyone to get anything. This risk of this happning is extremly small, but it is possible.
Possibly, not likely. This kind of cancer usually presnts after age 50. But tobacco use (also smokeless) and alcohol use are risk factors, so if a teenager does a lot of these things, amd they are really susceptable, they could get it.

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Is it possible for a teenager to have throat cancer?

Unlikely but yes. Head and neck malignancies are rare in children and adolescents. Most tend to be benign. Possible malignancies include rhabdomyosarcoma, non-hodgkin's lymphoma, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, ewing's sarcoma. Read more...

Can a man get throat cancer by having oral sex with a wo?

Possible. If you consider transmission of human papilloma virus which studies have linked to cancer. If your partner has hpv, consult with your physician regarding risks. Smoking, excessive drinking, exposure to asbestos and hpv are all causes of throat cancer. Read more...

Is it true you can get oral/throat cancer from too much oral sex?

HPV cancer causing. The answer would be yes if you took the words 'too much' out of the question. Hpv, has some strains that can cause cervical, rectal and throat cancer. Exposure to these dangerous strains of hpv can lead eventually to cancer. This is the very reason one must get vaccinated for the four most dangerous strains of hpv. It only takes one exposure to get this virus not 'too many' exposures. Read more...
Oral sex and cancer. Increased number of sexual partners ups your risk of acquiring viruses such as hpv (human papilloma virus of which there are many types) and hsv (herpes simplex virus that causes genital herpes and cold sores). These viruses are associated with increased risk of certain cancers of the mouth or throat (or genitals). The hpv vaccine, if taken before exposure to the viruses, can prevent them in some. Read more...
Not exactly too much. If your partner has hpv (genital warts) there is an increase in your general risk for throat cancer. Things like smoking and alcohol can make this worse. Read more...

If you have HPV and ur spouse wants to give oral can they get throat cancer?

HPV. If you have hpv the overwhelming odds are that your spouse has the virus as well. If you have a strain that is implicated in causing malignancy it is certainly possible that this can occur. Would strongly recommend getting the hpv vaccine. If you want to know whether you have hpv see your gynecologist. Good luck. Read more...

Can a 17 yr old male teen get throat cancer? If so what would the prominent symptoms be?

Yes, but unlikely. It is entirely possible, especially if that person engages in unprotected oral sex with someone with hpv. Symptoms would be along the lines of difficulty swallowing, pain with swallowing, regurgitation of undigested food, throat pain, and hoarseness. Not all of these would happen in every person, so it depends on where the cancer is located and how far it has spread. Read more...
Possible. Throat cancer in the pediatric age group is possible, but rare. Symptoms might include difficulty or pain with swallowing, a rapidly increasing mass, difficulty speaking, difficulty breathing, drooling, persistent and/or worsening throat pain. Read more...

Can a male only get throat cancer from hpv if oral sex was done?

No, not true. Throat cancer due to HPV is on the rise, but still uncommon. Cancer-causing HPV types (mostly HPV16) are common in persons who have performed oral sex frequently, but also common in people with no oral sex. People should not avoid oral sex in order to prevent cancer. Get vaccinated against HPV and then no worries, unless previously exposed. HPV throat cancer occurs mostly age 50 and older. Read more...

Can you only get throat cancer hpv from oral sex or could it be from just normal sex?

No and no. HPV does not cause all throat cancer but you can't get it from vaginal intercourse unless there is some way for the virus physically be placed in the throat from the vagina like with fingers. Tobacco also is a common cause. Hope this helps. Read more...
Oral sex. HPV is transmitted sexually for the most part. The virus tends to locate in the mucosal layer of the foreskin of the penis. For here it is transmitted to the vagina where it can be passed to another male or with oral sex the virus is then relocated to the oral cavity where it can reduce the oral form of HPV squamous Ca. Read more...

Is hpv that causes throat cancer only from oral sex or could you get hpv thorat cancer from not oral sex?

Yes - oral/oral. Epidemiology study showed that open-mouth kissing is also associated with acquired oral HPV infection (Sex Transm Dis. 2012: 39(7):559). The risk increases among smokers or persons with multiple partners. Among all the infections, only small percentage of HPV strains are oncogenic (causing cancers). Read more...

What are the odds I have oral or throat cancer?

Life time risk. Your life time risk to develop oropharyngeal cancer is between 1 to 69 for male and 1 to 149. http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerbasics/lifetime-probability-of-developing-or-dying-from-cancer. Read more...
To vague. Would need more history. Your age, sex, race, family history. Any exposures , do you smoke., any symptoms or physical findings etc. Ask again and be more specific. Read more...
Low. You have not provided much information. Age, use of tobacco and alcohol, oral hygiene, hpv infection, oral plaques or ulcers, any mass or lump? If you do not use tobacco or drink, the risk of oral or throat cancer is very low. Read more...