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Also known as otolaryngology, this medical specialty deals with the diagnosis and (medical & surgical) management of diseases of the ears, nose, mouth, throat, neck, sinuses, voice box and face. Some areas of expertise in otolaryngology include voice and swallowing problems, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, allergy, hearing and balance disorders, nasal and ...Read more
Small round hard bump, white underneath flesh on tonsIl.Just appeared one day. Can a ENT biopsy this? Maybe scan? Hasn't got bigger. Scared :(
Tonsillolith: This sounds like it could be a "Tonsillolith" or a "tonsil stone". These are a common and completely benign. You can often see the white top of the "stone" but the base fills a tonsil crypt and can be difficult to remove. You can try irrigating with a waterpik, or gently pushing on the base of the stone with a finger and trying to push it out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a nodule on my right thyroid. I had a biopsy and it came back with no definitive answer....
Should i see an ENT or endocrinologist?
ENT discovered an incidental neoplasm on bottom of tonsil She biopsied it. Results pending. What % are cancerous? Could Dr tell its HPV by looking?
Black spot under tongue of 5 y/o. Prev biopsy of toe lesion dysplastic nevus. No fam history of melanoma. Gp/ent rec biopsy after watch 2mos. Ok wait more?
No: No... If your ENT recommends a repeat biopsy within a certain amount of time- follow the recommendations. Dysplastic nevus is a precancerous type lesion. Dysplasia indicates the cell architecture has morphed towards the spectrum of cancer and can definitely become a cancerous lesion. Follow all recs closely as any cancer is better treated when found early. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5 nodes down left side of neck with 6 others throughout neck/collarbones. All <1cm. ENT said normal due 2 thin neck. No symptoms. Do I need biopsy?
Neck Nodes: Greetings. The need for a biopsy is a decision based on multiple factors. Some of these risk factors include, recent change in the nodes, do you smoke or drink alcohol, family history of cancer, other lymph node swelling in other areas, skin appearance, tenderness of the neck and degree of mobility of these nodes. You had an image that gave sizes and it looks like a good ENT managing your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard bump behind anterior tonsil arch. Ent said its nothing. Just noticed month ago. Why no biopsy? Did largynscopy. Normal. Shoukd I trust him? :(
Trust:: You must trust your treating physician: there can be no doctor-patient relationship without trust. ...Read more
Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more
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