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White Polyps In Throat
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
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
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
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?
Feeling of something stuck in throat? Polyp in maxillary sinus and thickening of septum and turbinates? Could these things cause feelin in throat?
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 more
I had polyps removed on friday 14th sept and today I have pain in face, back of my neck and jaw also have a slight temperature? And the amount of horrible tasting stuff I keep swallowing, is this normal
Possible perforation: You should be expediently evaluated if not already done. Perforation (puncture)of the colon must be considered as a potential cause of these symptoms. Reaction to sedation is less likely this far out. Contact your GI doctor or if getting worse, go to the nearest er. ...Read more
My gallbladder ultrasound reads abnormal thickening of neck does mean cancer if I have gallbladder polyps?
My colonscopy shows that I have sessile polyp (neck less) in my rectum and rectal ulcer am on pentasa (mesalamine) what to do else?
Here's is results of tests to date no biopsies have been done yet. 2 nodules in neck- polyps in upper GI - swollen liver and spleen with lesions.?
Ovary: Biopsy a lession in neck. It could come from one of the ovaries. ...Read more
Have salivary/parotid Sarcoidosis now have polyp/canker sores under tongue and side of tongue in back. Hurts down neck and ear also. Can this be Sarcoid?
One cause? Lymph node (all), neck, back & joint pain, cough, wheezing, painful lumps shins under skin, R ear noise, tmj, fatigue, anxiety, nasal polyp
One cause?: You describe multiple signs and symptoms that may or may not be related. Please see your Physician for examination. Your Physican may also recommend that you see your Dentist, but I suspect that hour problems are medical, not dental. ...Read more
29 yr female w bladder polyps, abdominal pain, blood on tissue from bowel movements, a swollen lymph node in my neck, random vomiting fits. Gastritis?
Gastritis is a: Possibility. But it be better to get it confirmed because of your history. ...Read more
Rupture: If an ovarian cyst/mass/polyp ruptures the result will depend on the contents of the cyst. If the cyst is blood filled and connected to a blood supply then bleeding can occur, which can be life threatening. Clear, infected vs cancer cells are other possiblities. Avoid this risk, indication for surgical removal, before rupture. Stay with your doc, take friend to ask questions. Be well. ...Read more
You cant.: It has to be examined by md preferably a surgeon and by looking inside with scope it can be determined. ...Read more
Taken literally: Only the number. But both conditions, regardless of number of polyps, is abnormal. Gallbladder polyps, unlike others in the GI tract, are formed by cholesterol crystals. So if you have symptoms with either finding, your gallbladder is the likely source of it. Ask the doctor who ordered the test to see if you are a surgical candidate. ...Read more
Endoscopy?: Did you have an endoscopy? mucosa is the name for the first layer of hollow organs like the nostrils, the airways, the guts, that come into contact with the outside world, so named because they secret mucus. So normal mucosa means that layer is normal. Polyp is the name we give to any extra tissue hanging from mucosa. Polyps can be either harmless or harmful. Usually a biopsy can tell difference. ...Read more