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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Dankle
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Surgery: Pharyngeal pouch is assumed to mean a pharyngeal diverticulum, also known as a zenker's diverticulum. They are often associated with swallowing diffi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Ummat
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Something is stick: Often patients with a pharyngeal pouch feel that something is not right. Most commonly, they feel that food stick easily and they sometimes choke on t ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Pharyngeal pouch: A pharyngeal pouch is usually due to an error in intrauterine embryonal development. Certain cells do not go to the right place or fuse into a solid o ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
52 years experience General Surgery
Trouble swallowing: Pharyngeal pouches occur most commonly in elderly patients (over 70 years) and typical symptoms include difficulty swallowing or painful swallowing, r ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Pharyngeal pouch: Treatment is surgical and is now usually done endoscopically (alternative is an external cervical approach) and should include a cricopharyngeal myoto ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
No see your MD: IT is not an emergency , is unusual at the age of 33 , see your family doctor will refer you to a specialist for a definitive care ( surgery )
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
PP gives swallowing: problems, or dysphagia. It occurs in the neck region and may be related to abnormal pressure in the upper ES which usually relaxes with swallowing. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably not: Treatment for LPR is tricky even with twice daily PPI (taken 30-60 mins before breakfast and dinner) and dietary restriction. One needs to consider b ... Read More
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