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Can trouble swallowing, body aches, excess mucus in throat , cough. And green phlegm mean throat cancer?

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Dr. John Hammer
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Not likely

These symptoms are more indicative of infection (either viral or bacterial).
Cancers can lead to a secondary infection though, and if they don't fully resolve with time or treatment you should consider bringing this possibility up with your provider, especially if you smoke.

In brief: Not likely

These symptoms are more indicative of infection (either viral or bacterial).
Cancers can lead to a secondary infection though, and if they don't fully resolve with time or treatment you should consider bringing this possibility up with your provider, especially if you smoke.
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