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Head and Neck Cancer

Symptoms and Signs of Head and Neck Cancer

Symptoms and signs of head and neck cancer include a lump that is felt on the neck, change in voice, a growth that forms in the mouth, abnormal skin changes and/or blood that is present in saliva. 
 
The following symptoms and signs of head and neck cancer: 
  • Lump felt on the neck
  • Vocal changes (hoarseness)
  • Sore throat that never goes away
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Jaw selling 
  • White or red patches in mouth tissue
  • Headaches
  • Pain in affected areas 
  • Ear pain   
  • Numbness or paralysis of the face
The types of head and neck cancer determine the symptoms, which include:  
  • Hypopharyngeal cancer
  • Laryngeal cancer
  • Lip and oral cavity cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal cancer
  • Salivary gland cancer
  • Sinus and nasal cavity cancer
If you or a loved one are exhibiting symptoms of head and neck cancer it is important to seek medical attention quickly. The sooner cancer is caught, the better the outcome. Contact Florida Hospital today, or request an appointment online. 
 

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