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Have throat clearing for a year now, scared its lung cancer, smoked from 15 to 23, quit and now 52, what are my odds?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics
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In brief: See doctor

Find out by making an appointment with your doctor. Good luck.

In brief: See doctor

Find out by making an appointment with your doctor. Good luck.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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In brief: Get checked

You may just have some post nasal drip or oro pharyngeal nuisance.
But oral and laryngeal irritation from smoking can have stirred up, a problem. Ent can noninvasively evaluate that area. And a chest x-ray would likely be done and reassure you.

In brief: Get checked

You may just have some post nasal drip or oro pharyngeal nuisance.
But oral and laryngeal irritation from smoking can have stirred up, a problem. Ent can noninvasively evaluate that area. And a chest x-ray would likely be done and reassure you.
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