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Dr. Yolanda Heman-ackah
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Throat Disorders (Definition)

Throat disorder is a condition in which a person has a problem in his throat. Throat problems include tonsil infections, ulcers (sores) on the throat, cancer, abscesses in the tonsils or in the back of the throat, a fishbone stuck ...Read more


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What sort of disorder is an ear-nose-throat disorder?

What sort of disorder is an ear-nose-throat disorder?

Ear nose throat dis.: Ear nose throat disorder is a vague term. Any disease that relates to ear or nose or throat can be classied in this term. ...Read more

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Can thyroid disease affect your throat?

Can thyroid disease affect your throat?

Maybe: Inflammation of the thyroid can give some patients significant neck/throat symptoms. But generally most thyroid nodules are without symptoms. And most thyroid dysfunction results in general symptoms rather than local symptoms (throat issues). ...Read more

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Is strep throat a communicable disease?

Is strep throat a communicable disease?

Yes: The term communicable means it can be spread to others. This is a common example of this process. ...Read more

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Airy fluttering feeling in throat.. Could it be my anxiety disorder causing it?

Airy fluttering feeling in throat.. Could it be my anxiety disorder causing it?

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

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Is strep throat considered a kissing disease?

Is strep throat considered a kissing disease?

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

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Can you cure Syphilis unknowingly by being treated for another bacterial disease? Ie, Step throat etc.

Can you cure Syphilis unknowingly by being treated for another bacterial disease? Ie, Step throat etc.

Syphilis: This is possible, although appropriate duration of therapy may not be correct, and the stage of the syphilitic infection is important. Need more info to answer this accurately. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Vicious cycle: Smoking itself dries the throat and air passages. You need to stop smoking if you want to get better. A dry throat or mouth is the least of the serious effects of smoking-multiple kinds of cancer, emphysema, heart disease and many other conditions. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Pharynx Disorders (Definition)

Pharynx disorders are any problems of the ...Read more