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Anatomy Of Larynx And Pharynx
Big difference: Larynx is lower in the pharynx and contains the vocal cords. These close during swallowing and open for breathing. ...Read more
Hypopharynx: From top to bottom, nasopharynx, oropharynx, hypopharynx, larynx. Larynx divided into supraglottic larynx, glottis, subglottis. ...Read more
Laryngopharyngitis: Regardless of the cause, the terminology would be laryngopharyngitis. ...Read more
I am using symbicort for 2years, the last 5 weeks I have a hoarse voice. My physician told me to stop symbicort and take now fluconazole because he thinks I have a yeast infection at the level of my pharynx/larynx. In my mouth there is no yeast infection
Center, front: The larynx is the location of the voice and windpipe open and closure tissue. In males it is a prominent bump on the from of the middle of the neck. It is less prominent in females. Put your thumb and forefinger in the middle of the neck in a grasping position and hum and you will feel the vibration from the larynx. ...Read more
When I turn my neck to the left I feel like a lump or swollen gland on the right. Can that just be my anatomy or should it be checked?
Exam: This may be a swollen lymph node or a thyroid enlargement or mass. Must be checked and evaluated. ...Read more
Feeling food particles in my larynx. Since 2 day feel somthng stuk. 2month neck ultrasound & laryngral scope normal. Hav acid reflux. Should I worry?
If progressive...: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid & pepsin may result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation). Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, and even a higher risk of throat cancer. Impedance ph testing with a symptom diary can best characterize LPR. ...Read more
See Head & Neck doc.: There is a broad list of causes of neck masses. If off to the side this is likely a lymph node. They can be enlarged from 1) normal response to inflammation 2) lymph node cancer 3) regional cancer moved to lymph node 4) weird infections. If this has been present for more than a few weeks please see a doc experienced in head and neck disease. Usually a Plastic Surgeon or ENT. ...Read more
I can see what looks to be an irregular pulse in 7yr olds neck to the right of her larynx. It don't match the pulse on her wrist. It is strong flutter?
Pulse: Does not sound like can consult me if you want using virtual consult www. Healthtap. Com/volkantuzcu ...Read more
I was oversinging the other day and the next day it felt like a fire breathing dragon at my pharync/larynx area. Did this alone cause this?
As above: Straining the vocal cord can cause some horsiness and throat discomfort, if it does not get better see your PCP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I just noticed a small bump on my throat near my larynx. Is it something I should be concerned about?
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Hi. Am having pain in the throat just under the larynx. It's intense and is on and off for the last 7 days. The pain is in the front of my throat?
I got hit in the throat, larynx area with the top of my laptop, it feels kinda weird, is is ok, will it heal itself?
Yes: It sounds like a superficial soft tissue injury and if your voice has not changed and there is no hematoma of the anterior neck skin, the weird feeling should gradually resolve in several weeks at the most. ...Read more
Was sick about 3 weeks ago but have gotten better. However I still have this weird itch in my throat around the larynx. It only itches when I look up.
Postnasal drip: You probably have mucus draining to the back of the nose causing irritation and thus itching. The treatment is tailored to the cause and may include antihistamines, decongestants and steroid medications or spray ...Read more
No: Or there would be no surviving barber shop quartets. ...Read more
LIving Life: Now, throat cancers can appear in humans who do not smoke. But, singing is in no way a risk for developing throat cancer. ...Read more
Can trauma to the neck, probably throat from blunt-force injury causes problems years later? Neck has always been sensitive around larynx.
Possible: This is certainly possible, it it is a big concern for you, I would see a ear nose and throat specialist ...Read more
I had bronchitis 5 months ago and my throat still is very sore under my larynx. Could I have damaged my throat with all the coughing?
Is it normal to experience burning in your throat 3 weeks after radiation treatment to the larynx?
Definitely, yes: You have received and intensive treatment to your larynx and by default your entire throat is affected. There is inflammation of the mucous membranes or mucositis causing thick, tenacious mucus and alot of soreness. Follow your ENT and radiation oncologists recommendations on how to help this. However, there will be weeks of soreness as it heals. ...Read more
Is it normal to experience burning in your throat several weeks after radiation treatment to the larynx?
I get excessive sticky white mucus build up in the larynx area, is this likely to be pepsin, bile or acid, it never burns my throat?
Throat mucus: Throat mucus can come from chronic allergies either in the air or also from foods you're eating. Frequent causes are dairy products. Mucus is not the same as pepsin, bile, or acid -- but if you have gerd your throat can be irritated. Chronic cough can come with this. Please discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
I just had a transnasal esophagoscopy which showed no damage to my throat and larynx. Does this rule out LPR despite my burning throat and mucus?
Pharyngeal reflux: Develops when stomach acid travels up into your throat. You may experience "heartburn" or "indigestion".. Some of the more common symptoms are:sensation of drainage down the back of the throat or excessive mucus feeling of something caught in the throat or a tickling or burning sensation, sore throat, , chronic cough, post-nasal drip, difficulty swallowing.Testsshould help diagnose. ...Read more
On off feeling food stuk in larynx and cant swallow. Larynxscope show 3 mm cyst. Acid reflux. Can it be gerd? Cyst? Stress? Neck ultrsound fine. Worrisom?
Hi, my throat feels swollen and bruised at the front near my larynx. I don't have a temperature and other than that I feel fine. Please help, thanks.?
Possible thyroditis: Get ths checked out by a doctor. ...Read more
I have LPR reflux. Can this cause cancer in the larynx or throat? What % of people with LPR get larynx/throat cancer?
LPR: There have been reports however not in recent years. Questionable evidence. Very rare as a single factor. ...Read more
Does laryngopharyngeal reflux cause cancer of the larynx or throat? If, so how often does this happen? % of patients who develop cancer from LPR?
No basis: You should not be concerned about this complication. It does not happen! . ...Read more
I can't breath easily sometimes because of my neck. ..I had check up to ent but doctor said I have larynx disease. And he gave me omeprazole I take this for one month..
Keep going: One month on omeprazole is not long enough to tell if it's helping. Call your ENT if you are still worried. I'm not sure what you mean about your neck stopping your breathing but, your doc should be able to help you tease this out. ...Read more