Throat polyps are a common condition that can cause throat discomfort, coughing, and other symptoms. To achieve effective treatment, surgical treatment is required. Neck polyps are not a serious condition, but they can be fatal if they occur. If you are suffering from neck polyps, the treatment time cannot be delayed and timely treatment is required. The earlier it is detected, the cheaper the treatment.

First of all, don’t confuse this Pharynx and larynx, they are completely in two parts. There is no pathological difference between pharyngeal polyps and larynx polyps. Clinically, pharyngeal polyps may not cause any unpleasant symptoms or may simply give the feeling of a foreign body in the throat; Laryngeal polyps, also called vocal cord polyps, affect pronunciation and can cause hoarseness. Particularly large polyps can also affect breathing and cause breathing difficulties. Difficulty.

Therefore, laryngeal polyps cause more problems in people’s lives than pharyngeal polyps, and the risk of surgery is also greater. If you have laryngeal polyposis, surgery must be performed as soon as possible. If you have throat polyps, you can wait. Although polyposis is a benign disease, there are usually no serious consequences after removal. However, if left untreated, such as throat polyps, they can eventually become malignant.

At present, generally small laryngeal polyps are mainly treated with fiber optic laryngoscopy after local anesthesia through the nasal cavity or oral cavity so that the posterior meridian enters the laryngeal cavity. The end of the endoscope can be close to the lesion, keeping a distance of about 1 cm, and the tissue can be inserted through the biopsy hole. Tweezers, adjust the direction of the opening and push out the polyps. It can be done in the outpatient clinic. No hospitalization is required and you can go home after surgery.

Larger laryngeal polyps can be removed using laryngoscopy under general anesthesia. The polyps can be clamped out directly through the mouth or removed with a CO2 laser. No additional neck cut is required. A preoperative examination is particularly necessary for patients with chronic diseases such as high blood pressure. , heart disease, diabetes and other indicators that need to be controlled, as well as recovery and observation after surgery are required.

Laryngeal polyps

Particularly large laryngeal polyps, whose stalks often lie in the anterior symphysis of the vocal cords, require laryngeal dehiscence surgery. Such cases are rare and also require hospitalization and preoperative examination. The operation requires a midline incision of the thyroid cartilage at the front of the neck, allowing full exposure of all anatomical parts of the larynx from front to back and removing huge polyps. There are cuts in the skin that need to be stitched and the dressing changed after surgery.

After cervical polyp surgery, you will not be able to speak for a long time. This can easily cause fatigue, which can cause some damage to your neck. It’s best not to speak. You can only speak softly or slowly for more than two weeks. Don’t talk excessively. It is very harmful to the throat. In severe cases, loss of voice may occur.

Neck polyp surgery is a very common operation in life. After surgery, you need to pay more attention to rest, develop good living and eating habits, eat more nutrient-dense foods, eat a balanced diet, and eat more fresh fruits. Try to reduce contact with spicy, fatty and irritating foods and drink plenty of water to avoid water deficiency in the body, which can cause local inflammation and easily worsen the condition.

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Last Update: 19 April 2024