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Old 07-08-2011, 06:04 PM   #1
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hi im just wondering new to this ive have problems with my voice since october of last year now 2 days ago i went to see a neck ear nose and throat specialist no she did the scope in her office and then she tell me oh i have to send you to see my colleague hes a ear nose and thorat cancer dr i told her all my symptoms and there voice hoarsness soar throat ear aches hard time swallowing my throat swells up every once in a while so i dont know has anyone or is there dr on this site that could help me out a little bit and does anyone know if the dr can see cancer with just the regular scope they put up your nose i would appreciate if someone could help me im 28 and im really scared

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Old 07-11-2011, 09:03 PM   #2
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Re: throat cancer

Sorry hear your having these problems. My guess is if a scope is done the doctor would need to do a biopsy to see if it has cancer cells. I would call the specialists office to ask about what diagnostic tests are planned. Let us know how it works out.

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