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Throat growth inside?

Throat growth inside?

See your doctor: A new throat growth is definitely concerning. You should see your doctor (and eventually an ENT - otolaryngologist) so he can perform a complete history and examination on you. It may be your regular anatomy, an infection, or a cancer. This is something you don't want to ignore. ...Read more

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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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What is the white growth i see at the back of my throat? Should i be concerned?

What is the white growth i see at the back of my throat? Should i be concerned?

Growth: See your doctor... You may need a referral to an ENT specialist but it may be a simple matter that your pcp can solve or identify. ...Read more

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I have a growth on my tongue located near the throat. It is painless and i don't feel anything. Should i be worried?

I have a growth on my tongue located near the throat. It is painless and i don't feel anything. Should i be worried?

See your dentist: We can't diagnose these types of situations over the internet without actually being able to see them. You should see your dentist to determine whether or not what you see is normal anatomy or not, and if not, what treatment, if any, would be appropriate. ...Read more

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Mum has a growth in her throat. Consultant said it is benine 99% of the time. What is it?

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Mum has a growth in her throat. Consultant said it is benine 99% of the time.  What is it?

D/w her MD: You should ask her md specifically about the condition. There are many possibilities, but her md would be the best person to ask. ...Read more

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My mom has what seems like a growth in her throat... Any ideas?

My mom has what seems like a growth in her throat... Any ideas?

Needs exam: Most lumps or growths in the throat are nothing serious, but some can be dangerous cancers. An exam by an ENT doctor is necessary. ...Read more

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There is white matter which appears to be growth within the tissue in the back of my throat. Is that normal?

There is white matter which appears to be growth within the tissue in the back of my throat. Is that normal?

Get evaluated: White matter in the pharynx is not "normal". A common cause is tonsil stone, however. This is debris that gathers in the tonsil tissue. That is entirely benign and will be expelled eventually. But this needs to be evaluated by your provider to ensure it is not more grave. ...Read more

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There's an immoveable lump under my chin close to the throat about 9 months now. There's a secondary growth next to it as well. What could this be?

There's an immoveable lump under my chin close to the throat about 9 months now.  There's a secondary growth next to it as well. What could this be?

See a doctor!: Hi. The anatomy is not clear to me from your description. You know as well as we do that masses can be something not good. See your doc! ...Read more

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How quick does throat cancer growths spread?

How quick does throat cancer growths spread?

Throat cancer: Hello, the most common type of throat cancer is called squamous cell carcinoma. This type of cancer is very dangerous because it spreads so quickly. However, there are a few important variables that affect each patient individually. First where is the cancer originating? If it comes from the vocal cords or from the tongue. This is very important. Also the grade of the cancer itself. Good luck. ...Read more