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Treatments For Laryngeal Spasm
Larynx, also called: The voice box, comprises true vocal cords (the glottis), a short subglottis before the trachea and a supraglottis up to the epi-glottis and its functional parts. Treat ranges from laryngectomy (surgery), to radiotherapy alone for glottic, or chemoradiotherapy for supraglottic disease. It is highly curable in most stages. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the risk factors, symptoms, treatments, and life expectancy of someone with cancer of the larynx?
Hoarseness: The larynx has two components, extrinsic and intrinsic. When latter is involved the cords contain the lesion and hoarseness is the major symptom. Extrinsic lesions of the box are more complex since invasion into cartilage can minimize response to RT chemo and require partial if not total laryngectomy. Smoking is a major factor. If lesion superficial it can be cured to high extent with RT/chemo ...Read more
Can you tell me the risk factors, symptoms, treatment, and life expectancy of someone with cancer of the larynx?
See below: Tobacco use is the major risk factor, hoarseness is a common symptom and treatment is by surgery and radiation. The question is too involved to address all the issues. Please visit this site for more info. Http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/laryngeal/patient/page1. ...Read more
There are surgical: Options, such as tendon transfers. There are physicians at tgh that I know can do this. However, this will not correct the myelopathy, it will only ease the pain from the spasticity. It may not improve function as well. Have you tried Botox injections? They are very useful with spasticity of you have not tried yet. ...Read more
Is it normal to experience burning in your throat 3 weeks after radiation treatment to the larynx?
Definitely, yes: You have received and intensive treatment to your larynx and by default your entire throat is affected. There is inflammation of the mucous membranes or mucositis causing thick, tenacious mucus and alot of soreness. Follow your ENT and radiation oncologists recommendations on how to help this. However, there will be weeks of soreness as it heals. ...Read more
Is it normal to experience burning in your throat several weeks after radiation treatment to the larynx?
I have laryngeal reflux disease and trying to take pariet, but I have a phobia of pills unfortunately so always chew is there alternative treatment?
Is laryngeal sensory neuropathy reversible? Constant cough and burning throat one side. Hurts to talk. Homeopathic treatments?
Riiiiii-co-laaaaaa!!: Where'd you hear about that?? First, and most importantly, it is a diagnosis of exclusion, which means most or all other possible causes of a chronic cough must be investigated. Assuming that, then you need the care of a specialist in this area. They might try certain medications and/or some Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. But you need to have coughed for over, say, six months for the workup to begin ...Read more
I got into an accident and it caused a mild whiplash which has lead to some spasming in my neck. But also have neck grinding noise. What is that?
If there is some de-: -generation present or even ligament injury, there is noise made with motion. And you hear this because sound is transmitted through a solid (bone) even better than a liquid, both of which are much better than air. When I listen with a stethoscope, I am not able 2 hear the noises people hear when moving their neck. ...Read more
Seek care: You might be coming downs with a streps throat and need treatment ...Read more
I've a MS spasm in my neck & rt. Shoulder 1 d. After I had a blow to my mandible...My cx X-ray shows no abnormalites, what 's the diagnosis&treatment?
Muscle spasm: After a blunt trauma to head or neck a spasm of the muscles of the head, neck, face and jaws is not uncommon...Especially in individuals who clench or grind their teeth. Confirm this with your oral surgeon. Usually treat with cold compresses at first followed by warm, soft diet and avoid caffeine. Muscle relaxants and nsaid's are also advised. If no improvement, a soft mandib orthotic and botox. ...Read more
What could cause an hour long episode of deep dull central chest pain spasming to neck and jaw. It was not heart.?
Central chest pain: As described at the reported age a cardiac cause is primary concern;go to the nearest A&E/ER department now. ...Read more
How long does it take for neck strain & associated muscle spasms/pain to go away completely? What are the best/fastest methods of treatment?
Red, hot ear at random times started 5 months back (2 weeks post neck spasm treatment) heat, emotion causes it, but mostly random. Which doc to show?
Sudden neck pain, upper back muscle spasm. Feel relief when I wear neck brace. Pain returns once brace is off. Is it herniated disc? Treatment?
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