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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?

Feeling of something stuck in throat? Polyp in maxillary sinus and thickening of septum and turbinates? Could these things cause feelin in throat?

Throat discomfort: You probably have a post nasal drip caused by your sinuses. The post nasal drip can cause discomfort in your throat. However, the polyp speaks for a long standing problem and you may havenasal allergies. Speak to your doctor for a referral to an allergist. ...Read more

Polyp (Definition)

A polyp may occur anyplace on the body, but is most commonly seen in the colon when a colonscopy exam is done. It is a bump or protrusion from the lining of the GI tract and colon, which can can be benign or turn ...Read more


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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?

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

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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

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An xray shows that I havr polyps on my vocal cord, what other than throat cancet could iy be?

An xray shows that I havr polyps on my vocal cord, what other than throat cancet could iy be?

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 more

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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?

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?

Uvula - the: Little globule that dangles from the soft palate, is part of the oropharynx. Enduring hoarseness warrant a professional look with a laryngoscope. Ent docs do this daily. Go. ...Read more

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Will 2cm polyp become plegm got during sore throat ?

Will  2cm polyp become plegm got during sore throat ?

Two diff things: A polyp is an out-pouching of a mucous membrane, as on your sinus or nasal lining. Phlegm is mucous secreted by mucous cells in response to inflammation or infection. You can have one with or without the other, but they don't change into each other. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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?

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 more

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What does a polyp feel like?

What does a polyp feel like?

Location ?: If in colon, most are w/o sensation... There fore dangerous to grow without knowledge of. If you are over 50, get your screening colonoscopy done. If you have a hx of family polyps follow your doc's screening advice. ...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