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Anatomy Of The Throat And Esophagus
Coordinated muscles: Here's a video link: https://medlineplus.gov › Videos & Tools › Health Videos ...Read more
Difficulty swallowin: Cardinal sign of esophagus cancer, weight loss. Associated with alcohol and smoking. Stomach cancer can begin as an ulcer, with heart burn, indigestion, belching, unusually vomiting blood, but slow ooze can lead to anemai, fatigue, weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red pain full irritation in back of the mouth by the end of the soft palate can it be a strep throat ?
Candidiasis of UGI: A previous question best sums up your answer: "i am having trouble eating & drinking--my throat & stomach burn even my tongue." ask your doctor to consider oral & esophageal thrush if you are medically compromised, using inhaled steroids, & have noticed the development of a cheesy coating in your mouth & throat. Treatment is simple but if question regarding esophageal involvement, endoscopy helps. ...Read more
Esophagus: The esophagus transports liquids and food from the back of the throat(pharynx) to the stomach. ...Read more
Imaging: I do not know of a single X-ray of the sinuses and throat, though the areas could be imaged with several separate X-rays. Plain X-rays tend to be less specific in diagnosing particular issues than CT scans, which could actually encompass both areas. Inflammation is a tissue reaction, most commonly in response to infection or trauma. On a plain X-ray, it would manifest itself as tissue thickening. ...Read more
Several things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
What causes ulcers in the mouth and all the way through the digestive tract and on the vaginal area?
Sjogren's is rare...: Usually small ulcers, or aphthous ulcers, are benign symptoms and are similar to canker sores. They can be caused by viruses, eating too many acidic or sugar-rich foods and candies. If the sores are also in vagina or in GI tract, you should be evaluated by a doctor. Any persistent sore in your mouth should be evaluated by dentist or physician! ...Read more
What is the remedy of ulcer and pain in mouth during imrt on vocal cord cancer after surgery of the lymph node?
Mucositis: You have mucositis from IMRT. Some easy remedies include chewing ice chips, chewing sugarless gum, or sucking tart sugarfree candy. If these do not work there are artificial saliva products that your physician can prescribe for you or some over-the-counter products are available such as enzyme based Oral Balance,Biotene, etc. See your radiation oncologist for suggestions. ...Read more
Esophageal anatomy?: Hi Ms KJ ~ PROXIMAL = NEAREST TO MIDLINE OR NEAR THE TOP OR FRONT END DISTAL IS OPPPOSITE AND SO FURTHEST FROM MIDLINE OR THE BOTTOM END OR FURTHEREST AWAY PORTION OR PART.....:-)) Hope that helps! THNKS ...Read more
Can syphilis symptoms of the throat be a white coating on the tongue and a layer on white stuff at the back of the throat ?
Not typical : Those are not typical symptoms one associates with syphilis. Syphilis and HIV testing can be done with a simple blood test at any doctor's office or public health clinic. White coating on the tongue is common in smokers and can be removed with a tooth brush or dental floss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Laryngopharyngitis: Regardless of the cause, the terminology would be laryngopharyngitis. ...Read more
Can GERD cause tightness at the bottom of your throat? Can it also cause the feeling of something stuck at the bottom of your throat?
Maybe not just GERD: Further evaluation is key to determining if your symptoms are reflux-related or not. Also, if reflux, is it acid or non-acid material that is involved? Sometimes, pulmonary, ent, or dental issues are at play, ; sometimes dysmotility or gastroparesis is the issue. Are you sure your acid blocker dose is sufficient ; that you have been compliant with behavior ; diet restrictions to minimize gerd? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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