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Pharynx Disorders Throat Disorders
Definition: Disorders of the throat.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pharyngeal disorders are problems that involve the pharynx which is the food tube comprised of muscle covered with mucosa that goes from the oral cavity to the esophagus. There is an oropharynx (in the oral cavity), nasopharynx (in the nose), hypopharynx (around the larynx). It is contiguous and connects to the esophagus inferiorly at the ...Read more
Pharyngeal disorders: Pharyngeal disorders are problems that involve the pharynx which is the food tube comprised of muscle covered with mucosa that goes from the oral cavity to the esophagus. There is an oropharynx (in the oral cavity), nasopharynx (in the nose), hypopharynx (around the larynx). It is contiguous and connects to the esophagus inferiorly at the end of the hypopharynx. ...Read more
Can anxiety disorder give you symptoms that make you feel like something in your throat and like you are going to choke?
Yes: Historically, Infectious mononucleosis has been referred to as the kissing disease as mainly teenagers and college age children were affected and transmission is through saliva by either kissing or sharing beverages. Strep is a contagious infection and also transmitted by sharing germs either by kissing, sharing drinks, or close contact. ...Read more
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 question is "perhaps." if you are really concerned why not see your physician to rule out any problem that you might have? ...Read more
How relevant is nasal obstruction to sleep-related breathing disorders? Most doctors seem solely focused on the pharynx.
UARS: Very relevant! upper airway resistance syndrome can be a large factor involved with sleep related breathing disorders. Please consider seeing dentists who are trained in dental sleep medicine while there is no current speicalty in this area currently, seek those who are diplomate status in the american academy of dental sleep medicine (aadsm). Also those who use acoustical rhinometry! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a grandson that is 8 weeks old with acid reflux disease. Right now he's suffering from pharynx congestion. What can we give for the congestion?
Couple things: Treat one nostril at a time. Put a few drops of saline spray, like ayr for babies, in one side, then squeeze the bulb syringe until flat and insert into the side with the saline, open when in the nostril an it will suck out the saline and the congestion, remove it, clean it and repeat on the other side . Use a cool mist humidifier in the sleeping room. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you cure Syphilis unknowingly by being treated for another bacterial disease? Ie, Step throat etc.
What to do if I have no disease and I am not diabetic but after smoking my throat dry up and i feel to smoke more.Why?
I suffer from anxiety disorder and today I feel like I have something stuck in my throat on left side. I'm panicking really bad about epoglottitis?
Good after noon! My disease is a neural lump in one's throat. It happence usually when I contact with unknown people (stranger). How should it treat?
I was suffered from TB disease after all program that took about six months. But, why do I have many sputum inside my throat? It's like a TB symptom.
TB twice?: Without knowing the details of your prior treatment, if susceptibility of your TB was known, your adherence to the medications (did you take all dosages), etc it is difficult to comment on specifics. Yes, TB can recur due to re-infection or from inadequate prior treatment. But there are also common infections/conditions to consider. See your doc for evaluation to determine cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Yes : In the early stages of both diseases can look identical. Over time the picture of kawasaki emerges. If your child is being treated for "strep" without adequate culture and doesn't improve consider kawasaki. Also mononucleosis is often diagnosed when kawasaki is the the correct problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a family history of thyroid disease and just received results from an ultrasound of my throat. I cannot understand the results?
Thyroid: Call your doctor and ask for the interpretation of the results. ...Read more
Maybe: Heart pain, or angina, comes from a lack of good blood supply to the heart. It can present in many different ways (maybe a warm throat sensation), but typically causes a heavy, crushing feeling in the central chest, which can travel to the neck or one or both arms, and is often combined with shortness of breath, sweating and nausea. It usually comes on with exertion and goes away with rest. ...Read more
Oral disease: dry, pink bumps on the throat but no fever. Feel something stuck in the throat. What could it be?
Could you have a chronic sore throat from years of bulimia now even if you're recovered almost 3 years of the disease?
Consider evaluation: It's unlikely though possible if you have a history of induced vomiting. Other causes of chronic sore throat could be due to vocal cord dysfunction or untreated acid reflux. Upper endoscopy by GI specialist can assess the integrity of esophagus and evaluate acid reflux while ENT or a pulmonologist may help with vocal cord assessment ...Read more
Every day at night i feel pressure and discomfort in my throat I have systemic lupus but no thyroid disease what can cause this pressure ?
SLE and throat pain: I would check with your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is there a neuromuscular disease or anything than can cause right sided atrophy or weakness all at once half of face and throat decrease sensation to?
Need MRI: If symptoms started suddenly, then not likely neuromuscular disease...You need an MRI to look at the brainstem and cervical spine (neck). There are many things that could cause these symptoms. Neuromuscular disease is more likely to cause gradual onset and bilateral weakness or atrophy. ...Read more