Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
143 Doctors are Online

Enlarged, firm tonsils, weight loss. Cancer?

Over the last six months, but tonsils have become enlarged and firm three times. I also have lost about 20 pounds without trying. is this a potential warning sign for cancer?
Asked On : Sun, 25 Mar 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  173
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Medical Topics
Oncologist, Radiation 's  Response
Signs of tonsilar cancer are as follows: nagging throat pain, difficulty is taking solid, ear ache, bleeding from mouth after solid food, and pecularly no fever . and generally this duration in cancer is of always 1-2 months origin. if you are chronic smoker and unilateral bulky of tonsil should undergo BIOPSY by Expert ENT(OTOLARYNGOLOGIST) Surgeon to rule out cancer.
Answered: Wed, 28 Mar 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor