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Feeling of something stuck in throat? Polyp in maxillary sinus and thickening of septum and turbinates? Could these things cause feelin in throat?
Is there anything I should do to prep for a scope down my nose into throat to check to polyps? Very nervous. How long is the procedure? Does it hurt?
It should not hurt : No reason to be nervous.The doctor would be gentle.He will likely use spray to numb the nose and you may not even feel anything.But the most important thing is to trust your docotr and believe that he/she knows what to do and how to do it right..If it was difficult to have it done, no patient would go thru it! ...Read more
Hello. I have a small white polyp type thing in the back of my throat. It's not painful, but I can definitely feel it. I can send pics. Any clue?
Went to doc for throat he looked&said it was fine well I was looking & I saw many bumps in back like polyps kinda. How do ik if I have throat canc?
Unlikely it's cancer: There are normally 'bumps' at the base (back) of the tongue; they are called papillae, and are made of mainly lymph tissue with valleys and hills between them giving the bumpy appearance. Oral or throat cancer is painless, occurs almost always in smokers or heavy drinkers, and most commonly people that do both. The typical appearance is a white plaque, called leukoplakia. If any concern, c dentist. ...Read more
Polyps: See an ear, nose and throat doctor to actually look at your vocal cords, it is very difficult to diagnose this with an xray. You can get benign polyps, warty growths and nodules for a variety of reasons. Please go to have it diagnosed completely, they can do any biopsies needed also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 35 year old son has polyps on his ovola, also on the back of throat, he has a raspy voice, he is in pain could this be cancer?
How dangerous is unilateral nasal polyp without bleeding? I have white thick mucus from my nose and throat. No blood. I'm 31yr old male never smoked.
Nasal polyps: Most polyps are benign. However, you do need to see an ENT doctor who can examine you with a fiberoptic scope and set up CT imaging to evaluate the extent of the polyps. There is often more than one. You likely need surgery to remove the polyps to biopsy them and help improve symptoms. Polyps usually contribute to congestion, loss of smell, and sinusitis. ...Read more
A red sore throat with more than usual veins showing, a white canker sore on the soft pallet, 1 white internal spot on tonsil, a growth with tiny pin size white spots (polyp maybe) hanging from uvula?
See your doctor: Are you expecting us to diagnose you over the internet and come up with some great medication for you to take to eliminate your symptoms quickly and easily? Either ride everything out or see your primary care physician for an evaluation. Feel better soon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers