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Are the symptoms of any cancer in the region of the throat, neck, and what kinds of cancers are there?

Are the symptoms of any cancer in the region of the throat, neck, and what kinds of cancers are there?

Throat involves: Swallowing, breathing and speaking. Changes in these are signs. Can also have pain going to the ear. The neck has muscles, blood vessels, nerves and a few lymphatic glands that enlarge with infections (hurt), and tumor (usually do not hurt. (endocrine glands: thyroid and parathyroid are in the low neck as well. Cancers usually are squamous. These are assoc with tobacco & hpv. ...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


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Can a build up of mucus in the throat cause a lump in the throat sensation?

Yes: Yes, it is called a globus sensation. it may be due to a variety of different things, including anxiety. please follow up with your doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ulcers in the mouth and gums?

What are the symptoms of ulcers in the mouth and gums?

Discomfort: Ulcers in the mouth are usually caused by a virus and are different than stomach ulcers. They cause discomfort particularly when eating but go away on their own. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of candidiasis in your throat or esophagus?

What are the symptoms of candidiasis in your throat or esophagus?

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

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What is the formation of a pseudomembrane in the back of the throat?

What is the formation of a pseudomembrane in the back of the throat?

Not sure: what it looks like but could be thrush especially if you have been on broad spectrum antibiotics. Have your PCP examine and if confirmed is usually easy to treat, Would also start a good probiotic such as Align or Florastor ...Read more

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Causes of burning in throat at the time of eating?

Pain with eating: Burning in the throat with eating indicates some type of inflammation/irritation .There are many causes of throat pain.Some of these conditions require antibiotics, anti-fungal, or anti -acid medications.You need a diagnosis in order to choose the proper remedy.See your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a blood clot in the neck?

What are the symptoms of a blood clot in the neck?

Pain and swelling.: A clot in the neck most likely would occur in a major vessel. No hx as to why you ask. The vessesls are large and the blood clot in a major vessel is catastrophic, It could be a stroke in an arterial vessel or venous congestion in the vein. If you think you have one see the doc as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of canker sores in the throat?

What are the symptoms of canker sores in the throat?

Pain , soreness: On the sore site (gum & lips, floor of mouth, tongue. ...Read more

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What is the medical term for when a possible tiny piece of food is lodged or trapping your airways way in the back of throat? Major facial & lip swelling, all over top half of body redness with tingling, lips a hint of blue, the feeling of ear plugs in ea

What is the medical term for when a possible tiny piece of food is lodged or trapping your airways way in the back of throat? Major facial & lip swelling, all over top half of body redness with tingling, lips a hint of blue, the feeling of ear plugs in ea

Hello. : Hello. A foriegn body (including food) which is trapped in the airway and makes breathing difficult is a partial airway obstruction. A foriegn body that completely prevents breathing is a complete airway obstruction. I don't know what you are describing. But if you have swelling of your lips and face with difficulty breathing this could be a major allergice reaction. If that is the case - call 911 immediately. ...Read more

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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 ?

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 more

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What is the significance of the saliva in the mouth early in the morning?

What is the significance of the saliva in the mouth early in the morning?

Glands working: Salivary glands work with hunger, dry mouth, to maintain moisture and start digestion, and help swallowing. ...Read more

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Please describe the the symptoms of strep throat?

Strep throat symptom: Sxs of strep throat can include: large, red painful tonsils with white exudates; small red dots on the roof of the mouth; swollen lymph nodes on the neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue & rash. Complications can include infection of middle ear, sinuses, tonsils, skin & blood; scarlet fever, inflammation of the kidney (glomerulonephritis) & eventually rheumatic fever. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of a streptococcus infection in the bloodstream?

What are the first symptoms of a streptococcus infection in the bloodstream?

Fever: Before streptococcus enters blood stream, there is usually some site in the body that is already infected and fever is a likely early symptom. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of throat infection in kids?

What are the symptoms of throat infection in kids?

Some common ones...: Typical symptoms: sore throat, fever of greater than 38 °c (100 °f), tonsillar exudates (pus on the tonsils), and large cervical lymph nodes. Other symptoms: headache, n/v, abdominal pain, muscle pain, or a scarlatiniform rash or palatal petechiae (small bleeding), the latter being an uncommon but highly specific finding. Consult doc if you have these symptoms..Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cancer of the nasal cavity?

What are the symptoms of cancer of the nasal cavity?

Nose bleed +: Obstruction. Nasal cancer is rare. If present it is likely to cause bloody nasal discharge, blockage of the affected nostril, pain and swelling. ...Read more

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What are the immediate symptoms of cancer in the stomach?

What are the immediate symptoms of cancer in the stomach?

Not many: Early stomach cancer is mostly asymptomatic. The person may have stomch discomfort, feeling of fullness and bloating, nause and vomiting. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/cancer/stomach-gastric-cancer. ...Read more

Plaque (Definition)

A plaque is a broad, raised area on the skin. For example, patients with psoriasis have a lot of scaly plaques on their ...Read more