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Possible Throat Cancer?

Hi everyone,
I'm a 19 year old girl who doesn't smoke or drink (although I don't have a very healthy diet...) 4 months ago, I started having a hoarseness in my throat, but dismissed it as a possible sinus infection or something of that sort. I went to my student health center and the nurse said she thought it was globus hystericus. Now, 4 months later, my voice is still HOARSE, I've had ear pains quite frequently, and it's getting hard to breathe. I don't notice any lumps, and a doctor at the student health center gave me medicine for GERD and allergies but neither have had any effect. I'm worried I have cancer! Does it seem likely given my age and history (no one in my family has had cancer)? Please share any stories involving esophageal cancer.
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replied May 7th, 2009
Go to a doctor
He just gave to medicine just like that! What was he thinking? Didn't he performed some tests. In my opinion you should give some tissue samples from your throat for histopathology. And go to a specialist i.e. to an oncologist or radiologist who are in the cancer field.
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replied April 2nd, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Your age and history is not compatible with throat cancer.Its better to stick to your healthcare provider prescription and counselling.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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