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

Suffering from Hoarseness problem, had throat infection and sinus problem. Chances of throat cancer?

I have hoarsness problem since 2 years. Laryngoscopy had done and it was fine.No abnormality noticed.From one year i didnot go through any test and the problem is still same like before no change.Many times i suffered from throat infection and sinus problem.Is there any chance of throat cancer ? DO i need a laryngoscopy again or CT scan of throat. Kindly help me. I am waiting for your responce.
Asked On : Sun, 24 Feb 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  9
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Medical Topics
ENT Specialist 's  Response
Aug 2013
hello and welcome to HCM,

You seem to have a chronic laryngeal problem, we need to go by the following things to give you a permanent cure/ solution:

1. Repeat your laryngoscopic examination just to be sure every six months
2. Get a speach therapist to perform a speach and language evaluation so that we can get a clearer picture of your vocal problem
3. Avoid oily, spicy and high flavoured food/ drink
4. Avoid cigarette/ caffeine and alcohol
5. Consult an ENT who can recommend an anti reflux treatment for you
6. Impress upon your speach therapist to guide you on how to use your voice properly without straining

get well soon and stop worrying about getting cancer

Dr Sriram Nathan
Answered: Thu, 15 Aug 2013
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