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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi sir
User :   my name is xxxxxxx
Doctor :   PLease tell me xxxxxxx
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   i would like to get information and symptoms for throat cancer
Doctor :   ok
User :   would you be able to provide the information about throat cancer
Doctor :   Sure What would you like to know about it
User :   firstly i would like to know the symptoms for throat cancer
Doctor :   Hoarseness of voice Hawking sensation on talking and stress while speaking are the commonest
Doctor :   and later there can be difficulty in swallowing ]
User :   okay
User :   and is this the only way that we can find whether the patient is infected with throat cancer
Doctor :   No ENT examination by either direct and indirect Laryngoscopy will also help in this case
Doctor :   to identify the cause for it
User :   alright, and is it cureable completely if it in starting stage
User :   following proper medication and proper treatments
Doctor :   Yes when diagnosed early it is completely curable and can even restore the Phonation too
Doctor :   Suregery will be needed any Not by Medications though
User :   alright
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   and sir,
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User :   one more question
Doctor :   Sure
User :   you mentioned one of the symptom would be like - Hoarseness of voice Hawking sensation
Doctor :   yesd
User :   right, in the sense how it will be
Doctor :   yes
User :   will there be any pain while talking
User :   and not only in talking, while eating, drinking water
Doctor :   Hoarseness is what the others will tell you and Hawking sensation is the constant clearing of the throat that you will be doing
Doctor :   pain would be on the Throat
User :   will there be any pain while drinking any water or swallowing food
Doctor :   only at later date when it has spread
User :   because i have my friend
User :   he work in xxxxxxx
User :   and he has the habit of smoking
User :   and he feels some what pain in his throat from the past 20 days, but not severe pain
Doctor :   What is hois age
Doctor :   His
User :   he is 24-26 years old
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Well it shall be due to his smoking that he is having it and may be mean while he developed some
User :   some... ?
Doctor :   sore throat also nothing to worry since Cancer is by and large the disease of the old age and should be worried about by 40 and beyond
User :   okay, even there is fluctuations in climate and he was taking cool drinks
User :   sir is there any of your contact number
User :   i will call you now
Doctor :   ok that might have been the cause
Doctor :   you can get that from the Home page itself where you can contact us
User :   thank you
User :   bye sir, i would call you now on your mobile number
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Bye for now You can give me a call at 0000
Doctor :   are you Back ?
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User :   sir, are you available
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