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What are the symptoms of nasopharyngeal cancer?

The first symptom of nasopharyngeal cancer is usually ear pain. Other symptoms include blood and pus discharge from the nose, a lump in the neck, and frequent ear infections. Headaches, face pain, and double vision are also symptoms. In rare cases, nasopharyngeal cancer may cause partial face paralysis.

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