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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Definition: Disorders of the throat.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mann
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat problems: Recurrent tonsillitis, obstructive sleep apnea, throat swelling, throat abscess, throat cancer, prolonged hoarseness, trouble swallowing, throat traum ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
Ear nose throat dis.: Ear nose throat disorder is a vague term. Any disease that relates to ear or nose or throat can be classied in this term.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ENT: Ear, nose and throat refers to the speciality - ENT that manages any problem in the head and neck outside of the eyes, brain, and spine/spinal cord.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes and no: The person to treat thyroid cancer is a head and neck surgeon. If an ENT physician is trained to do radical H&N surgery especially if the lesion ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Throat pain: Can definitely be related to a disorder, but the limited information provided does not allow for further discussion. See your doc if having persistent ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Maybe: Inflammation of the thyroid can give some patients significant neck/throat symptoms. But generally most thyroid nodules are without symptoms. And most ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: Sure. This is called globus pharyngus or globus hystericus. It can be seen in anxiety, inflammation of the throat, thyroid swelling, or gerd.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The term communicable means it can be spread to others. This is a common example of this process.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Selma Holden
13 years experience Family Medicine
No: A blood test is the first step in evaluating thyroid disease.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Levenson
32 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anxiety and the Body: Studies show that people with anxiety disorders may have much more awareness of what goes on in their bodies. While the immediate answer to your ques ... Read More
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