How Common is Tonsil Cancer
Tonsils are the front lines of the body’s immune system. It is also called “palatine tonsils,” as it helps the body recognize and defend itself against germs.
HPV Tonsil Cancer Pictures
HPV is the most common Virus and infection that is transmitted sexually. HPV is the main and leading cause of oropharyngeal cancers and primarily the tonsillar crypt, tonsils, the base of the tongue (the last part of the mouth what in lay terms is called a part of the throat), it is a small number in front of the oral cavity cancers and mouth.
Tonsils Cancer Symptoms
- A sore in the back of the mouth that will not heal
- A tonsil that is larger on one side
- Blood in the saliva
- Mouth pain
- Difficulty chewing, swallowing or speaking
- A persistent sore throat
- Intolerance to eating or drinking citrus foods
- Severe ear pain
- Lump or pain in the neck
- Pain when swallowing
- Bad breath
Tonsil Cancer Staging
Staging of Tonsil cancer;
- Clinical staging
- pathological staging
Tonsil Cancer Causes
- smoking or using tobacco products
- drinking alcohol
- having HPV
White Spot on Tonsil Cancer
If the tonsil cancer turns severe than it causes white spots.
What Does Tonsil Cancer Look Like
Here is the picture of Tonsil cancer.