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Throat Cancer?

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  • Posted By: dakarah
  • July 29, 2010
  • 11:35 PM

I hope someone can help me. My husband has serious eating problems lately, and I can't get him to believe that he might have a serious problem much less get him to schedule a Dr. appt. Maybe if you guys can help me with what is wrong with him I can get him to go to the doctor. Much of the time he can hardly eat because he is nauseous. If he does eat, it makes him sick, or from time to time (more often lately) he gets food "stuck" in his throat. If the food get stuck he has to keep throwing up until the blocking food is gone. Is this a serious condition? Please help me if you know! Thanks!!!!

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  • You don't state his age, but a "Zenker's diverticulum" often causes this type of problem is older folks. Throat cancer usually presents as a hard lump that appears on the side of the neck that you can feel from the outside. Please read up on Zenker's diverticulum and see if you think it might be this. If it is, there is a surgery that can fix it. Hope this helps.
    synesthesia 87 Replies Flag this Response
  • I hope someone can help me. My husband has serious eating problems lately, and I can't get him to believe that he might have a serious problem much less get him to schedule a Dr. appt. Maybe if you guys can help me with what is wrong with him I can get him to go to the doctor. Much of the time he can hardly eat because he is nauseous. If he does eat, it makes him sick, or from time to time (more often lately) he gets food "stuck" in his throat. If the food get stuck he has to keep throwing up until the blocking food is gone. Is this a serious condition? Please help me if you know! Thanks!!!!ok first off diverticulosis or itis is a condition of the intestines and yes although over 50% of the USA population have this condition it can be erased by increasing the FIBER in your diet. ( fruits, vegs, and grains that are high in fiber!) But it sounds like he has inflammation in his throat! And not eating never killed anyone- not drinking is another story and it should be filtered water! only! NO diet sodas or any other kind of sodas- tell him no more of those EVER! HE will be a happier person for it. Fasting and cleansing are almost the same thing and this actually helps anyone who is sick! Esp. if they eating the wrong foods- keep him away from anything with SUCRALOSE ( splenda, or those disgusting little packets of any color but pink! Sweet N Low has never been found to produce cancer that was a scare by aspartame to get a foothold in the sugar industry- you see the diet fad created a niche- "low calorie sweeteners" which is a MEGA MILLION dollar industry- so of course- Nutrasweet went in there and took over- ( they are aspartame- but now aspartame in Ajinomoto- japanese since the patent expired and so this company owns about 40+ per cent and they are the BIGGEST manufacturer of it and it is BANNED IN japan btw because it is a poison and it has been stated in three congressional hearings that it is poison by conscientious doctors/researchers who want it OUT of the food chain. Give your hubby Splenda: Is It Safe or Not? written by HAZ MAT engineer and chemist JS Hull and he will thank you for it. Therein are many case histories for both aspartame and sucralose/ Splenda. Research these two and learn as much as you can because their names are always changing- strategy by industry to sneak back into your house! Look in your cupboards and throw all of the above away and then locate a FARM delivery service and order your foods from them asap- it may seem a bit more expensive but then how cheap is it to go through this game of trying to find the poison? after years of misery and pain?Not fun- just get REAL food and while we are on the topic- NO MORE MICROWAVING- it kills your food and the nutrients there and has you eating plastic= found in stools and lining of the stomach via ultrasound! YOU ARE NUMBER ONE! SO google AFNOR herbal oils and supplements->food-> essential foods thus you have to put them into your body because they are not found in your diet! Use those for issues and stop the PILL industry too- also trying to make people sick and many of those pills ( from Johnson and Johnson- owner of Sucralose) are coated in the aforementioned poisons! just go natural and AFNOR and farm and you will be OK- use products like Hagen Daaz that only have like five ingredients and ditch the laundry list of ingredients many of which you have no clue as to what it is = same with pharma- use the herbal supplements and oils that are AFNOR- again it may seem pricey but it is the only way to get healthy and stay healthy- :) I promise. Learn and research and take your health back :D you will find many aides out there to teach you - desk reference, etc....google and search
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  • Zenker’s diverticulum is a pouch that forms at the back of the throat at the junction of the pharynx and the esophagus (the food passage to the stomach). The pouch causes problems with swallowing.The growth is most common in people over the age of 60. However, physicians at Duke have seen patients in their 30s who have Zenker’s diverticulum.The most common symptom of Zenker’s diverticulum is difficulty swallowing food. Food may actually come back up out of the mouth several minutes to hours after eating.Patients also suffer from choking, feeling mucus collecting in the throat, hoarseness, or bad breath. Endoscopic staple diverticulostomy (ESD) is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to treat patients with Zenker’s diverticulum.There are no other treatments available to treat patients with Zenker’s diverticulum effectively. Surgery is the only treatment that will permanently relieve symptoms and improve the quality of life for patients.
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  • Zenker’s diverticulum is a pouch that forms at the back of the throat at the junction of the pharynx and the esophagus (the food passage to the stomach). The pouch causes problems with swallowing.etc...There are no other treatments available to treat patients with Zenker’s diverticulum effectively. Surgery is the only treatment that will permanently relieve symptoms and improve the quality of life for patients.What causes the pouch? Is this why aged people have trouble swallowing pills?
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