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Harvard Medical School
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cancer
Throat Cancer (Larynx and Pharynx)
Throat cancer occurs when cells in the organs used for breathing, speaking, and swallowing begin to divide rapidly and abnormally.

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epiglottitis
Epiglottitis
The epiglottis is the flap of tissue located just above the windpipe (trachea) that directs the flow of air and food in the throat. When we breathe, the epiglottis is positioned so that air goes into the lungs.

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peritonsillar abscess
Peritonsillar Abscess
The peritonsillar space lies between each tonsil and the wall of the throat. An infection can cause a pus-filled swelling (abscess) to develop in this space.

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sore throat
Sore Throat (Pharyngitis)
A sore throat, also called a throat infection or pharyngitis, is a painful inflammation of the back part of the throat (pharynx).


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