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What does suprahyoid neck: unremarkable appearing nasopharynx,oropharynx,&hypopharynx, mild nasopharyngeal aderoidal mean from results of a CT scan?

What does suprahyoid neck: unremarkable appearing nasopharynx,oropharynx,&hypopharynx, mild nasopharyngeal aderoidal mean from results of a CT scan?

Normal exam: Based on your report, the CT reveals no abnormality. You may have some residual adenoidal tissue in he nasopharynx which is normal. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a patient is to be treated with radical radiotherapy for a tumour of the oropharynx?

What does it mean if a patient is to be treated with radical radiotherapy for a tumour of the oropharynx?

Primary tumor: Well defined lesions of the oropharynx are not uncommon. These range from primary squamous ca of the posterior oropharynx behind the cricoid of the larynx to minor salivary gland tumorss to squamous ca of the tonsillar area. The minor salivary lesions as well as well defined ulcerating ca can be approached by a transhyoid pif laharyngoteomy. If large then rt is employed. ...Read more

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What is prominent lymphoid tissue in the nasopharynx and oropharynx, and 1.5cm lymph node in the anterior and posterior cervical chain means, help?

Ct report?: I presume this is on a ct report or mri. It means the adenoid tissue in nasopharyngeal area and tonsil and/or base of tongue tissue is enlarged or prominent. It is a description of findings but not really anything unusual. The lymph nodes are slightly enlarged in the front (anterior) and back(posterior) drainage pathways in the neck. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on the oropharynx and tiny red bumps all around it. It has been there for a long time.also had acid reflux. how do i get rid of it?

I have a white bump on the oropharynx and tiny red bumps all around it. It has been there for a long time.also had acid reflux. how do i get rid of it?

Otolaryngologist: You should be examined by an otolaryngologist for these findings. If you cannot obtain relief of GERD with a bland, low fat diet, taking prilosec or zantac, eating a few smaller feedings instead of large meals, avoiding spicy, greasy foods,alcohol, caffeine and nicotine,sleeping with your chest higher than your stomach,consult a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I have an acute sinus infection one week after kissing woman with bad breath. Did she transmit bacteria to my oropharynx? Should I stop seeing her?

I have an acute sinus infection one week after kissing woman with bad breath.  Did she transmit bacteria to my oropharynx?  Should I stop seeing her?

Sinus Infection: It is possible you caught an infection from your lady friend, but it is also possible you caught it somewhere else. Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, some of which are not transmittable. Seeing her for future endeavors is your choice... if your attraction is mutual and you like her company, why not? She did not purposely try to make you sick, right? All the best... ...Read more

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Does my oropharynx look "normal"? The bumps on the back of my throat scare me, as well as the white spot I see by my tonsil.

Does my oropharynx look "normal"? The bumps on the back of my throat scare me, as well as the white spot I see by my tonsil.

See doctor: You did not mention whether this is a recent finding or something which has been present for months or years since this makes a big difference in management. If this is recent, see doctor to make sure that it is not a strep throat or from mono . ...Read more

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Hello Doc, I have a sore nasopharynx and a bit of a stuffy nose. The onset of my cold usually begins with a sore oropharynx, not this.

Hello Doc, I have a sore nasopharynx and a bit of a stuffy nose. The onset of my cold usually begins with a sore oropharynx, not this.

Cold: Several pathogens cause a common cold, but each may cause slight differences in the constellation and progression of cold symptoms. Many of your usual symptoms are likely to manifest. Get rest and eat well, good luck! ...Read more

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Woke up with under tounge swelling and neck swelling. er did at ct. Generalized mild or moderate mucosal thickening of the oropharynx. meaning?

Woke up with under tounge swelling and neck swelling. er did at ct. Generalized mild or moderate mucosal thickening of the oropharynx. meaning?

It means: that there is swelling(mucosal thickening) of the area, as your symptoms suggest. It does not indicate the cause, which could be allergic or infectious/inflammatory. ...Read more

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I have painless red-orange lumps in the back of my throat (oropharynx). They are oval in shape. I have had them for quite a while, what could this be?

I have painless red-orange lumps in the back of my throat (oropharynx). They are oval in shape. I have had them for quite a while, what could this be?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can HPV itself cause cancer in penis and oropharynx or do the other risk factors need to be met.Like collection of smegma, smoking chewing tobacco etc?

Can HPV itself cause cancer in penis and oropharynx or do the other risk factors need to be met.Like collection of smegma, smoking chewing tobacco etc?

Synergy: Having more than one risk factor usually raises cancer risk a lot more than just adding up the odds. For penis cancer, HPV plus lack of circumcision is the usual combination of risk factors. For oropharyngeal, the risk is more additive, according to this: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27197530 ...Read more

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Would an ENT be able to rule out cancer of the oropharynx just by looking at the throat (no scope) and palpating glands?

Would an ENT be able to rule out cancer of the oropharynx just by looking at the  throat (no scope) and palpating glands?

Need complete exam: The oropharynx (oral part of the pharynx) reaches from the uvula to the level of the hyoid bone. Vital structures in this area that may be involved with cancer include the palate, tonsil (palatine and lingual), lateral pharyngeal wall and tongue base. A thorough head and neck exam is crucial and would include direct visualization with a fiberoptic laryngosocopy (scope). ...Read more

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In 1 arch flap in front of tonsils (fauces?)it looks like it has a hole or it's falling apart or something. I might have poked it.

In 1 arch flap in front of tonsils (fauces?)it looks like it has a hole or it's falling apart or something. I might have poked it.

Need clinical exam: to see what is your problem and treat you . Usually not possible to poke a hole with out bleeding , See your doctor you may have infected tonsil , will treat you and get assurance ...Read more

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What does bladder is unremarkable mean?

What does bladder is unremarkable mean?

It means ..: It usually means its normal. It also means the organ, in this case the bladder, is unremarkable as visualized on the specific modality under question. It also means the interpreting radiologist didn't see anything abnormal for him or her to comment on. Its usually a good thing. ...Read more

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I had an emg and results show 'unremarkable'. What does that mean?

I had an emg and results show 'unremarkable'. What does that mean?

Nothing: Electromyogram and nerve conduction studies identify where nerves have been damaged and/or are undergoing repair.  unfortunately, these studies cannot detect sites of chronic pinching (impingement), which is painful but does not alter neural tissue nor cause positive study data.  these tests cannot rule out chronic impingement, which is common. See my board on quora.Com about this medical issue. ...Read more

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What does "unremarkable" mean in an echocardiogram?

What does "unremarkable" mean in an echocardiogram?

Likely normal: Often times unremarkable means likely normal or if no important medical consequences in medical jargon. ...Read more

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