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Blood taste in mouth. Done radiotherapy for HPV pos tonsil cancer. Normal?

34 year old female non smoker. 12 weeks post radiotherapy for hpv pos tonsil cancer stage 1 no nodal involvement. Pet scan showing small activity but oncologist is not concerned and will repeat in 8 weeks. I keep getting a blood taste in my mouth is this normal? I m still sore in my tonsil area it s been 3 months post treatment Is this normal
Asked On : Tue, 25 Dec 2012
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test alteration may be due to radiotherapy. PET scan at 12 week is a good indicator of disease assessment. mild activity does not signify anything. follow your oncologist's advice. blood test will not be very helpful only for prognostic purpose HPV titre can be done. anyway you will be fine. do not worry. I Think you have cured from disease.
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