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Anatomy Of Larynx And Pharynx
Laryngopharyngitis: Regardless of the cause, the terminology would be laryngopharyngitis. ...Read more
Hypopharynx: From top to bottom, nasopharynx, oropharynx, hypopharynx, larynx. Larynx divided into supraglottic larynx, glottis, subglottis. ...Read more
What is prominent lymphoid tissue in the nasopharynx and oropharynx, and 1.5cm lymph node in the anterior and posterior cervical chain means, help?
Ct report?: I presume this is on a ct report or mri. It means the adenoid tissue in nasopharyngeal area and tonsil and/or base of tongue tissue is enlarged or prominent. It is a description of findings but not really anything unusual. The lymph nodes are slightly enlarged in the front (anterior) and back(posterior) drainage pathways in the neck. ...Read more
HPV: Human papilloma virus (hpv) causes papillomas on the vocal cords in infants and older children. Please discuss the likely method of acquisition and any treatment with your child's doctor. There are over 60 strains of hpv that can cause laryngeal papillomatosis. Perhaps in the future the hpv vaccine might be able to provide some measure of prevention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Feeling of something stuck in throat? Polyp in maxillary sinus and thickening of septum and turbinates? Could these things cause feelin in throat?
Can swallowing sperm damage the vocal chords? Would it change the range of ones vocal chords such as making their voice deeper due to the testosterone
Why the vocal cords?: Sperm get to swim around in vaginas, swim into women's uteruses, through their fallopian tubes... and into women's abdomens. Yes, that's where you end up when you pop out on the other end of a fallopian tube. So, if sperm are not innocent little critters, if they were irritating or caustic or damaging, we humans would have gone extinct long ago. That being said, what's the link to vocal cords? ...Read more
Can growths that are like tonsil stones come from deeper down into the throat, from other glands, the trachea, the esophagus, and even the lungs?
IVb osopharyngeal contained in neck area 2-3 nodes. Mid tx of 33 radiation and 6-7 chemos. R base of tongue, r tons, around carotid against epiglottis?
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