Throat and neck cancer

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6590973 tn?1382738157 This is a discomforting feeling daily, and I had a ct scan of neck and chest (no cancer was seen directly) This lump feels like when you swallow a pill and it gets stuck in your neck. Please give me some advice.
Avatar f tn Hello and welcome to the forum. I'm glad you've seen your doctor and that they've been treating you. If they suspected throat cancer, I am sure they'd do the necessary tests to check on that diagnosis. Here is a link to information on throat cancer including the symptoms that people typically suffer. https://www.mayoclinic.
Avatar n tn CURRENT CONCERN: I've been having issues with my throat and neck over the past 10 days starting with general soreness around the mid-to lower part of my neck in the front on both sides (gets worse when tilt my head back/look up at the ceiling). Next, my voice became a little hoarse and that has become worse over time. Also, on day 8 I noticed a swollen lymph node at the very top of my throat on the right side only. It is small, soft and does not hurt.
Avatar n tn If you had cancer in the past and the lymph node showed up on your neck.. wouldnt you see an Oncologist? Could be a recurrence from the original cancer?
Avatar m tn Whereas in the past, the “face” of head and neck cancer was a man in his 60s with a history of heavy smoking and alcohol consumption, the men diagnosed with HPV oropharyngeal cancer do not smoke heavily and may still be in their 50s or younger, although older men are also affected. Dr. Wirth explains that HPV cancers show a specific pattern as to where they arise.
331673 tn?1199354285 and if I touch it from the outside of my neck...pretty tender. No inflamation of lymphs...and no other symptom. When i research it...looks like throat cancer. can you please shed some light...Im really worried...thank you!
Avatar f tn Months ago I was struggling to swallow. I never experienced this before. It didn't hurt, I just had to really strain to swallow. Days before, I felt the sensation of something choking me but not intense. I currently do not have insurance but went to ER in a panic when I couldn't swallow. Even w/o insurance they performed MRI, CAT scan and bloodwork to my surprise. Everything came back normal.
Avatar m tn I am a 21 year old non smoker, currently suffering a few days of neck pain, with occasional pain swallowing, sometimes minor ear ache (only on left side). I once had an inflamed lyph node (some months ago) but then nothing unil now. I have a history of hypochondria, and identifying pains with no cause, and was begining to worry about having pancreatic cancer or some bowl problems before, but this certainly seems real. Pain comes and goes.
Avatar m tn More than half get oral cancer in Sweden 250, given how difficult it is said it is to get HPV in your throat, this would mean that almost everyone who gets HPV in neck cancer may also
Avatar m tn So, a few days ago I noticed a little ball in the side/lower back of my neck, and the lynph node under the right side of my jaw is swollen. I've have a fever, mildly sore throat, and have been feeling kinda shotty, but I'm not really "sick" (no flu symptoms). I'm thinking about going to a doctor, because I'm scared I might have thyroid cancer. Any help? Thanks.
Avatar f tn t know if thats the reason for the enlarged lymph node! The thing is that 6 days ago my neck and tongue are sore but not like a regular sore throat its weird! It bothers me even when I move my tongue to the side and only the left side even my jaw hurts its unexplainable it only goes away when I take ibuprofen and after researching about my symptoms I'm scared! Now I'm panicking about it being throat cancer or something like that what can it be is it the thyroid? Cancer? I'm scared!!
Avatar n tn ve made it this long so must not be cancer? Anyway, my internist wanted a throat scope and review of US he ordered so sent me to an ENT. That visit was 90 seconds. he didn't know who I was, why I was there, didn't have or review my US and didn't even feel my neck while swallowing which seems the normal thing they do. He said is acid reflex and no need for anything further, see internist in a year.
Avatar n tn Hi there, i have had a sore throat / neck area for the past 2 months. There is no other symptoms apart from when i swallow i get a pain on the right side of the neck by the adams apple. I dont have an actual sore throat otherwise, only when i swallow. No redness in the mouth, no bleeding etc. If i am eating and drinking swallowing does not hurt, only when i swallow my spit. Any ideas what this could be guys?
Avatar n tn For nearly 3 months I have had a sore throat accompanied with stabbing/prickly sensations running through my neck (mainly goes to left side)...and the back of my neck is stiff. (I can move my head from side to side and make my chin touch my chest). But it still feels stiff in the back of my neck. And now for the last few days, I have been getting very painful sharp pains in my head.
Avatar f tn My boyfriend has just undergone chemotherapy and radiotherapy for head and neck cancer .... he has had tonsils removed, lymph glands removed and still has the sore throat when swallowing , a feeling s if there is something at the back of the throat . A few weeks ago he had a camera up the nose and down the throat and found to have a lesion on the vocal cord ...he's waiting to go have another biopsie on this , do you think this could be another case of cancer ?
1277632 tn?1327594715 My lymph nodes do not appear to be swollen, and I wonder if its muscle related or might be related to a symptom of throat cancer. I cough from time to time, and oh yeah, it does feel uncomfortable when I swallow at times. The uncomfortable feeling is not just on a precise location, it seems to vary in location on my left side neck during different times of the day. I appreciate all the possible feedback guys Thanks.
Avatar n tn t have any other symptoms like a sore throat or lump in my neck. I am a former light to moderate smoker and petrified to go to the doc.
Avatar m tn In addition, I have ear and throat pain. A recent CT scan does not reveal cancer--what can explain the throat/neck and ear pain. I am scheduled for surgery for laser removal of the small amount of dysplagia on my left vocal fold, at which time it will be biopsied agaom; however my ENT is fairly sure it is not cancer and is for now, diagnosing my left vocal fold paralysis as idiopathic. Is ear, throat, and neck pain associated with idiopathic vocal fold paralysis?
981514 tn?1249873263 For about 3 weeks my throat has felt scratchy, as if I swollowed a piece of hair and it's just sitting in my throat. My ears also has been feeling funny. I have been taking Allergy medication this week for a few days but it's not getting better. There are no lumps on my neck but I worry about it being Cancer. What should I do?
Avatar n tn Often people mistakenly call the cancer in the thyroid throat cancer as the thyroid sits in the throat area. You would be best to post your question in the cancer forum.
Avatar f tn Hello, I first noticed my lymph nodes were swollen on the left side of my neck about 2 weeks ago. They may have been swollen longer than that, I'm not sure because I don't regularly feel my neck. I was concerned about it so I decided to go to the doctor. I explained my concerns to my doctor, told her I wasn't experiencing any other symptoms (no pain, sore throat, fatigue, loss of appetite, etc.) I also don't have swollen glands anywhere else.
Avatar f tn i read the internet as a recent update a few months ago that, hpv is one of the leading cause of cancer in the throat and neck for people between the ages of 19-24. my lymphnodes behind my ears have been swollen and seem to be getting bigger for like a year now. i have hpv also. im worried about it, should i go to the doctor or am i freakin out about nothing.
Avatar f tn i have been having swelling in my neck and throat area. i know my tonsils have been swelling up and been having pain in them. i have difficulty swallowing and sometimes it feels as if i cant breath. i dont have the money to go to the doctor and i am scared also. i need some advise. i am just scared its some kind if cancer or something. if your experiancing something like this please help me.
2085202 tn?1373199740 Hello Bridget, I've become very concerned as I've never had a problem with acne on the side of my neck under my ear. I do and have suffered from acne my whole life but never got it on the side of my neck. My throat is also sore. I'm worried that it is cancer. I do notice i'm a bit congested though. Can allergies have created those red zit like bumps and sore throat? Cancer usually doesn't show itself externally unless it's skin cancer though right?
Avatar m tn A couple of months ago i began to experience a sore throat. It was a low level (as far as pain) but persistent. After a few tests for strep, and round of antibiotics etc I was sent for an ultrasound. They found a lymph node in my neck that is 3cm in size. I am scheduled for a biopsy. Presently, the throat issue has been on and off for 2-3 months. At times it feels as if my throat is "hot" around the roof of my mouth as well as at times feeling that there is a lump or bump in the back.
Avatar m tn i went to my doctors for about 3 weeks before he did anything? i had blood tests done on my thyroid and other stuff?? im worried about cancer all the time as i lost a friend through it!!! can my bloods rule out cancer of the throat??
Avatar f tn Sorry if this seems lengthy but I need some feedback! 4 weeks ago, I was fine and in good health. I make it a point to visit my doctor regularly b/c I do suffer from OCD, anxiety, and I can be a bit of a hyperchondriac. My problems all started 3 weeks ago when I ate some spicy food. I had burning in my chest and throat. I was told it was probably acid reflux and was given Prilosec. All of the symptoms went away on day 2 of taking Prilosec and I was OK until day 4.
Avatar f tn when I went back to him, I asked a lot of questions, so he looked at my throat again and felt that my tonsil felt very firm and was pretty sure that there was cancer in there. I asked for a PET scan and that came back negative also, but he still wanted to take the tonsil. The tonsil was removed and that was also negative! Fustrated, I went to the Cleveland Clinic for a second opinion because, if there is cancer present, I would like to treat it early! The ENT did another scope and found nothing!