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Is it normal to have a sore throat after radiation beam therapy to the neck?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

The neck is small and the throat is right there.
So radiation will go through the throat and cause soreness. There should be medicines that can help.

In brief: Yes

The neck is small and the throat is right there.
So radiation will go through the throat and cause soreness. There should be medicines that can help.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

This is a common side effect from radiation treating head and neck cancers.

In brief: Yes

This is a common side effect from radiation treating head and neck cancers.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Yes

Did the doctor have you sign a consent form? You need to know what effects are common before treatment.

In brief: Yes

Did the doctor have you sign a consent form? You need to know what effects are common before treatment.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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