Symptoms of larynx cancer

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It should be noted that if patient has a hoarse voice for more than 3 weeks the it can become a sign and symptoms of larynx cancer and this is among the most common symptoms. One of the most common causes is the inflammation of larynx(acute laryngitis).This is due to over use of voice like shouting and screaming, chest infection and cold.The larynx cancer symptoms depend on the tumor size like where tumor is present in the larynx. Larynx cancer symptoms may include the following signs of larynx cancer:

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  • Weight loss
  • An earache
  • Bad breath
  • Breathing problems
  • A cough that usually doest go away
  • Acute cough
  • Chronic cough
  • Whooping cough
  • Hoarseness or other voice changes
  • A lump in neck
  • A problem of sore throat
  • Difficulty in swallowing

Only a doctor can tell for sure if these larynx cancer symptoms are caused by cancer or other mid to sever complications. All these are among the seven warning signs of cancer of the larynx. Mostly larynx cancer begins in the vocal cord. Tumors that begin below the vocal cords area are usually rare. Such a tumor makes breathing difficult and even noisier. People with these larynx cancer symptoms should consult an ear, nose and throat specialist.

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