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Throat cancer symptoms - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I would like to know the symptoms of throat cancer
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there are many symptoms
Doctor :   as such
Doctor :   but most commonly presenting ones are hoarsness of voice
Doctor :   difficulty in swallowing
Doctor :   solids then liquids
User :   I've had a persistant cough in and my throat is sore and the cough has been this way for about 2 weeks but I looked in the mirror and my throat dosn't look right
User :   It looks crooked if that makes sense
User :   and only liquids hurt to swallow
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it can alos be achalsia cardia
User :   before i cough it seems as though i have an itch in the bottom of my windpipe
User :   i can't really tell because i also have a cold
User :   and is achalsia cardia fatal?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   it can be treated
Doctor :   and is curable
Doctor :   but u need to see a ent specialist asap
User :   the only other information i have is that i started smoking around 3 months ago
Doctor :   ok
User :   roughly a pack every 2-3 weeks
Doctor :   what i syour age occupation
User :   age occupation?
User :   im 19 and in college
Doctor :   ok
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