Treatment globus pharyngeus - Doctor answers
In articles about Globus Pharyngeus (/Globus hystericus) I keep reading that a mild hoarseness can be an accompanying symptom, how does it cause that?
Irritation of larynx: The larynx houses your vocal box, and irritation and inflammation can cause hoarseness. With regard to globus pharyngeus, a primary culprit often includes reflux that irritates the tissues in the larynx. Constant throat clearing may also impact one's voice by irritating the larynx. ...Read more
I developed globus phayrangis threeeks ago. I feel some sensation in neck. I used some medicines but I still have the sensation. What is its treatment?
Cause: Causes can be multiple diagnosis must be made before treatment rendered. You are providing a symptom with many causes. ...Read more
Are there blood test or ultra sounds to see if u have globus pharyngeus? Have what feels like a lump in throat directly under chin to the right.
Tests: You do not need any blood work or ultrasounds until you have seen an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor. ...Read more
Pls can u advice me, what are the causes and treatments for globus pharengeous, dr. Says I must ve it, coz all rest is clear, but gave no solutions?
Globus Hystericus. .: As it used to be labeled, is a sensation of a lump in the throat. At one time it was thought to be a psychiatric condition. Now it is believed to be mostly caused by a condition called laryngopharyngeal reflux or silent reflux. The major causes are stress and diet. Exacerbating conditions include obesity, eating close to bedtime and sleeping position. Try zantac (ranitidine) twice a day, avoid caffeine/etoh. ...Read more
May I know possible causes and cure for globus pharengeous? Would ssri help, or could it be due silent reflux
Globus causes:: Reflux; esophageal motility disorders; infection /inflammation of pharynx; upper aerodigestive malignancy; thyroid diseases; enlarged base of tongue; rare pharyngo-laryngeal tumors; psychological factors & stress, et al. Treatment with high dose ppi for reflux may help; endoscopy & other tests may reveal cause; in absence of physical findings, ssri & counselling may benefit. ...Read more
Can I get globus hytercius from smoking because everytime I smoke or try to swallow or listen to music I feel a lump how can I cure it will it go away?
Anxiety symptoms +: You've asked other questions about smoking weed & cigarettes, and feeling anxious. A lump in the throat with swallowing, smoking, or listening to music is likely to be anxiety-related. If you've had a healthy checkup with your doctor, your next step is to work with a psychotherapist on your anxiety -- there are effective talk therapies for this! Avoiding weed & cigarettes is good too. ...Read more
S.O & I trying for baby#2 for 8 mths now & Dr found a cyst & wants me to take B.CFor 3mths won't that affect me trying to convince after the treatment?
Ah, PCOS: Would be treated that way. Certainly birth control will prevent pregnancy by giving hormones all the time and messing up cycling. Some people have part of the ovary making high amounts of hormones...making their own internal birth control pill. The hope (it is at best 50/50) is that stopping everything w. birth control hits the reset button. ...Read more
Find cause: Hi. Wow, for a young patient, you're using an antiquated terminology! SGPT is now referred to (and for YEARS has been) as ALT. ALT is liver specific. Why it is elevated needs evaluation, but can include fatty liver, viral hepatitides, iron overload, autoimmune hepatitis, etc. Treatment very much depends on underlying etiology. Good luck! ...Read more
I'm told haloperidol is an effective treatment for delirium, but sometimes makes BP too low. Is there some other medication, whether used iv, s/c or im, that doesn't have this disadvantage?
Haldol (haloperidol): In itself, Haldol (haloperidol) is not an effective treatment for delirium. Treating the medical source of the delirium (infection, metabolic imbalance, toxin, endocrine problem, neoplasm, degenerative disorder, etc) is. Haldol (haloperidol) can safely calm the person while essential diagnostic and treatment processes are going on. Despite its potential cardiovascular issues Haldol (haloperidol) is probably the safest IV antipsychotic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Both: A cath will allow them to look inside the arteries. If there is a significant blockage they can fix it. ...Read more
Both: A cath post NSTEMI is done for "early definitive diagnosis and therapy". a non-invasive risk assessment will provide similar intermediate term mortality benefits, but may have more hospitalizations for chest pain and the patient will be on more meds for angina. in a young active person, the invasive approach is often reasonable. In an elderly sedentary person, I'm comfortable with noninvasive. ...Read more
No but painful: A gout attack is one of the most severe joint pains that you can experience. The most common site is the big toe. Other symptoms of gout can be kidney stones (also painful) or chalky deposits in the skin (painful if large and draining through the skin). Gout can cause joint deformity. The good news is that gout is a very treatable disease with dietary changes and medications. Gout is not fatal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, but...: No, the anxiety itself won't kill you, and it's important to remind yourself of that. At the same time, anxiety is an independent risk factor for suicide... So get thee to a doctor and get the help you need. Anxiety can be effectively treated with help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer