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Sore throat when swallowing for 3+ weeks. Phlegm stuck in my throat. Bumps down the back of my throat. Could this be throat cancer?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Phelgm in throat

You are young for throat cancer unless you chewed a lot of betel nuts.
More likely you have sinusitis, allergies with phelgm could try Zyrtec (cetirizine) and see if it helps . May be indolent infection/ sinusitis like mycoplasma for whihc you need antibiotics .Since it is 3 weeks would get it checked out by urgent care/ doctor this week.

In brief: Phelgm in throat

You are young for throat cancer unless you chewed a lot of betel nuts.
More likely you have sinusitis, allergies with phelgm could try Zyrtec (cetirizine) and see if it helps . May be indolent infection/ sinusitis like mycoplasma for whihc you need antibiotics .Since it is 3 weeks would get it checked out by urgent care/ doctor this week.
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