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Nasopharynx cancer, what to do?

Nasopharynx cancer, what to do?

Get treatment!: I'm sorry to hear about your diagnosis. You should get treatment at a center that has specialists for head and neck cancer, typically an academic hospital. Fortunately, you live in Boston and there are several options. ...Read more

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My oncologist thinks I have an abscess.He did a blood culture so i will get results.Big painful lump still there.Is it inflammatory breast cancer?

My oncologist thinks I have an abscess.He did a blood culture so i will get results.Big painful lump still there.Is it inflammatory breast cancer?

Possibly: What is the extent of inflammation around the underlying breast mass? Has an ultrasound of the breast been done? A surgeon with ultrasound can determine if there is an abscess and aspirated it, clean the cavity and with serial treatments possibly resolve the infection without necessitating an open i & d of the abscess. ...Read more

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Had CT scan because of headaches and prior head trauma. Results "soft tissue thickening in nasopharynx, has slowly been increasing". Tumor, adnoids?

Had CT scan because of headaches and prior head trauma. Results "soft tissue thickening in nasopharynx, has slowly been increasing".  Tumor, adnoids?

Nasopharynx: How do you know it "has slowly been increasing"? How many CT scans have you had? Clearly your HA is not related to this "mass" since the HA started after trauma. You need an ENT nasopharyngeal scope and possibly biopsy if it looks suspicious. ...Read more

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Mildly prominent nasopharyngeal soft tissue, sent for further detailed assessmen. T what does it means?

Mildly prominent nasopharyngeal soft tissue, sent for further detailed assessmen. T what does it means?

Probably nothing: To me it sounds like absolutely nothing. I'm guessing that this was picked up on an x-ray or cat scan done for some other reason. It sounds like absolutely nothing to me and nothing that i think you need to be concerned about. That being said, the only information I have is the question that you posed so i would defer to the physician guiding your care for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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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

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I have a culture proven candida overgrowth due to 5 years of taking broad spectrum antibiotics for acne. After taking a year of Amphotericin B troches and 3 months of nasal spray for oral and nasopharnyx/sinus candida my ID doctor prescribed Voriconazol

I have a culture proven candida overgrowth due to 5 years of taking broad spectrum antibiotics for acne.  After taking a year of Amphotericin B troches  and 3 months of nasal spray for oral and nasopharnyx/sinus candida my ID doctor prescribed Voriconazol

Incomplete question!: There is a 150 character limit, and your question was cut off. Please ask again, and know we won't be able to track your previous question. So keep the question brief but complete, but there is a place to list your meds and medical problems, which will help. ...Read more

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Nasopharynx cancer, what to do?

Get treatment!: I'm sorry to hear about your diagnosis. You should get treatment at a center that has specialists for head and neck cancer, typically an academic hospital. Fortunately, you live in Boston and there are several options. ...Read more

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How is nasopharynx cancer treated?

How is nasopharynx cancer treated?

It varies: Surgery, radiation, and/or chemotherapy will be required. Hope that a good result is obtained. ...Read more

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What does a congested nasopharynx indicate on an x-ray?

What does a congested nasopharynx indicate on an x-ray?

X-ray: Difficult to diagnose much on x-ray can mean swollen glass or other. Ct or MRI more diagnostic if there is suspicion of pathology. ...Read more