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Does throat pain for a smoker indicate cancer ?

Aloha, I noticed my sore throat on graduation on thursday.. Didn t think much of it..It has faded in and out take in account I have been partying though I should have rested..Its now tuesday And it s not as bad anymore. I am 18 and do smoke. Thanks. Is it throat cancer?
Asked On : Tue, 24 May 2011
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Radiologist 's  Response
Welcome to cancer cannot be diagnosed unless you do a series of tests like clinical examination,xray/ct scan,biopsy of affected part etc..Also there are other accompanying symptoms like weight loss,hoarseness,fatugue etc..Please refer to a doctor ,it might be simple infection or voice abuse.
Answered: Tue, 24 May 2011
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Radiologist Dr. Radha Narayanan's  Response
Yes ,but please quit smoking ,you must be aware that smoking causes cancer in the long run.
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General & Family Physician Dr. P. Mahesh's  Response
Hi dear,
Quit smoking. Smoking does cause sore throat, in addition to what Dr. Radha has already told you.
Answered: Tue, 24 May 2011
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