|What is Tumor Throat?|
Throat tumor affects more men than women. The people who smoke and drink heavily are at even greater risk. This type of tumor normally affects more people aged over 50 years than those ages under 50. Throat tumor can start in the oesophagus(food pipe), thyroid gland or cells lining the throat(squamous cells), and larynx(voice box).
|What is Risk factor and causes for throat tumor?|
There are several risk factors that causes of development of throat tumor. Certain lifestyle habits increase the risk of developing tumor of the throat. These include:
- Excessive alcohol consumption
- Vitamin A deficienvy
- Exposure to asbestos
- Poor dental hygiene
|Treatment options for throat tumor?|
There are different treatment options for throat tumor. The treatment method recommended by your doctor will depend on the extent of your disease, among other factors.
|Throat tumor symptom?|
It can be difficult to detect throat tumor in its early stages. Common signs and symptoms of throat tumor include:
- Difficulty swallowing
In the event of a tumor in the throat, he would cause a difficulty in swallowing food. This is because the space has been bothered by a bump esophagus tumor. Sufferers will feel sick to swallow because the tumor will rub with the food to be swallowed.
- Disfigurement of the neck or face
Inner throat tumor will cause visible structural defects of the face and neck. This is due to the existence of a tumor bump which will tighten skin on the face and neck.
- Inability to speak
Tumors in the throat can also cause a person is unable or difficult to talk. In people with large tumors and serious symptoms usually will experience this. This is because the large tumor would spread to the voice box (larynx) and one could move the mouth without a sound.
- Skin hardening around the neck
Refers to the symptoms mentioned above should bump (tumors) occur in the throat then there will be a tightening on the face and neck as well as the structure of the swollen veins.