From Dignity Health Northridge Hospital, Dr. According to Mark Kerner, cancer of the larynx includes several variants of the disease. One part affects the larynx (voice box), the other – the floor of the larynx, tonsils, tongue.
Experts list the symptoms of laryngeal cancer as hoarseness or change in voice, swelling in the neck and/or difficulty in swallowing/breathing.
Laryngeal cancer can also develop due to smoking, alcohol, human papillomavirus. It is important that the human papillomavirus can be transmitted through oral, anal or vaginal sex.
People who smoke every day, consume a lot of alcohol and have human papillomavirus are especially at risk of developing throat cancer.
The symptoms of throat cancer are as follows. This is hoarseness or change in voice (and this does not go away even after a month) / appearance of a new tumor, chronic cough, difficulty in breathing, pain when swallowing, lump in throat, hearing problems, pain non-healing ulcers in the back of the throat and mouth, weight loss of appetite, bleeding, loss of appetite.
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