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Symptoms of broken hyoid bone - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help yoiu
User :   this dr?
Doctor :   No
User :   who is this?
Doctor :   It is Dr
User :   wheres dr?
User :   how do u know if your hyoid bone isbroke?
Doctor :   Xray
User :   other ways
Doctor :   and physical examination
Doctor :   by a doctor
User :   like what u mean physical emaination?
Doctor :   the examination by the doctor
User :   what would he do?
Doctor :   he will palpate the area
Doctor :   and ask yoiur history
Doctor :   most important
Doctor :   and at the same time
User :   he was touching thefront of my neck would hehave known?
User :   ?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   did he mention that
Doctor :   it is broken
Doctor :   ??
User :   he told me the neck was fine buti think its broke
Doctor :   who thinks it is broken??
User :   ido
User :   is it posssible to push in?
Doctor :   Look I cant help you in this unless you get an Xray or CT scan done?
User :   but tellme whats possiblwe
User :   possible
Doctor :   How could it be possible
User :   what are the symptoms that its broke or fractured?
Doctor :   No symptoms
User :   would i be inpain?
Doctor :   may not be
Doctor :   or may be
User :   is this a serious thing?
Doctor :   No
User :   if its just fractured would it heal by its self or if its broke?
Doctor :   yes
User :   no surgery?
Doctor :   no
User :   i herd this causes breathingdifficulties
Doctor :   rarely
User :   could that be from post nasal drip
Doctor :   no
User :   yeah post nasal drip causes breathing difficulties
Doctor :   is it?
User :   i herd hyoid bone causes death
Doctor :   is it?
User :   tell me the truth
User :   does hyoid cause death
Doctor :   Only hyoid bone fracture doent cause death
User :   whatabout broke?
Doctor :   they are the same
User :   it dosent cause death?
User :   i herd it did
Doctor :   I cannot argue it with you
Doctor :   We have a long queue of patients waiting to get medical advise. Please restrict your medical queries
User :   but the truth does it call it?
User :   is dr back?
Doctor :   hi
User :   who is this?
User :   wich dr?
User :   hello
User :   is somebody there
User :   well imwaitng nicely
User :   hello
User :   please
User :   hello:)
Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
User :   who is this
Doctor :   Dr
User :   yes thank god:)
User :   i think i have a broken hyoid
User :   bone
User :   or damaged
Doctor :   how are u feeling
Doctor :   get any xray done
Doctor :   it will show if u have broken hyoid bone
User :   what are symptoms?
User :   will i need surgery?
Doctor :   did uget the xray of neck?
User :   no will ineed surgery if broke?
User :   ?
Doctor :   due it position,the hyoid bone is not usually easy to fracture in most situations
User :   fromme always touching it cant damage it?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   dont worry ur fine
User :   imscared if its broke
User :   i herd it causes swallowing difficulty
User :   and painful screaming
Doctor :   breathe or speak for a while
User :   hu?
User :   excuse me?
Doctor :   not able to breathe problem
Doctor :   not able to breathe
Doctor :   would be the symptom
User :   how would ikno if im not able to breathe?
User :   right?
Doctor :   u will feel breathless
Doctor :   u will be having trouble breathing
Doctor :   in that case
User :   would my doctor haveknown when he listended to my breathing?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   he would have know
Doctor :   known
User :   my chiropractor was feeling myneck
Doctor :   yes he would known as well
User :   like wheni run the left front side of neck feelslike something is cought in it
Doctor :   it is just ur feeling
Doctor :   ur fine
Doctor :   i have told u so many times
Doctor :   stop worrying too much
User :   why would myneck hurt?
Doctor :   it is just ur feeling
Doctor :   divert ut attention
Doctor :   divert ur attention for some time
User :   are you sure should i go to my friends party tomorrow
Doctor :   yes u can go
Doctor :   ur a normal child
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   ur perfectly fine
Doctor :   dont thing of this problem
User :   what if something happens wilei play football i dont wanna die
Doctor :   nothing will happen
Doctor :   u can play football
Doctor :   ur fine
User :   i hope im scared
User :   like when i burp it feelslike it getsstuck inmyneckand has noroomto go out what is that?
Doctor :   ur fine man
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   please now go and sleep
Doctor :   ur fine
Doctor :   ok
User :   is that part of reflux
Doctor :   bye for now
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