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Is it a throat cancer ?

hello sir ,my age is 19 years .i am suffering from sore throat from the past 3 days and a little headache and cough little .Is it a throat cancer?can it occurs in such a small age ?
Asked On : Sat, 19 Feb 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
hi.welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.cancer at the age of 19 yrs with this history is extremely rare.most probably you are suffering from pharyngitis.stop smoking if any and do gargle with warm saline water.contact ENT doctor.
Answered: Sat, 19 Feb 2011
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ENT Specialist Dr. Dinesh Valse's  Response
Dear Chaitanya.somula

you are having simple pahryngitis. every individual gets at least one or two episode per year. about cancer at this young is very very rare. do the warm water gargle 4-5 times a day. if not relieved consult ent specialist. I am sure its not a cancer
Answered: Mon, 21 Feb 2011
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