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Old 04-26-2013, 11:23 AM   #1
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Is this cancer?

o god guys listen to me plz help me, I have white patches in the back of my throat and I am convinced it is cancer.this is very dangerous disease,i am worried about this diseese.

 
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Old 04-30-2013, 09:51 AM   #2
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Re: Is this cancer?

First, you should see a doctor and not jump to quick conclusions. The likelihood that patches in the back of your throat is cancer is minimal. Usually white patches are caused by an infection such as strep. Are you running fever? If so, is it high? If that is the case, you may have a case of strep throat and need to see a doctor for antibiotics to treat it. Viral infections can also cause that, too, though. Just take a breath and know it is likely something run of the mill. See a doctor and you will know for sure.

 
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Old 04-30-2013, 10:01 AM   #3
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Re: Is this cancer?

White patches can also be a sign of thrush (candida or monilia). I would just see a Dr and get examined, get bacterial and yeast cultures done. No need to panic about cancer when there are other more common things that would explain this.

 
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