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Speaking after total laryngectomy

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How long is the recovery time after laryngectomy?

I am a larygectomy patient do I qualify for long term care in nursing home feeding tube
 

What does a blood oxygen level of 88 indicate?

My husband's blood oxygen level is presently at 88. He has COPD and recently had a total laryngectomy due to larynx cancer. Should we get to ER immediately? ...
 

Suggest treatment for shortness of breath when diagnosed with aspiration pneumonia

I am Laryngectomy patient n feeding tube short XXXXXXX of breath I would like to move in a nursing home ...
 

Suggest treatment for glottic cancer in an elderly person

My father is 85 years old and diagnosed with cancer of glottis and supraglottis. Stage 3. Doc suggesting laryngectomy but we are scared of surgery. Any medication will help? What is the best treatment ...
 

What causes loss of voice after a total thyroidectomy?

I had a total thyroidectomy on April 22nd of this year. They removed one parathyroid ... really getting anxious about not being able to speak. I can only whisper. ...
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Why did I have sever cough with phlegm and blood after having a laryngectomy for vocal cord cancer?

I am a laryngectomy already for vocal cord cancer. I had a severe coughing attack on Thursday in which I coughed up a lot of phlegm and blood and also mucus coming from my throat and had severe pins ...
 

What does "MULTIPLE SMALL SUBCENTIMETER LEVEL 2" mean?

My dad has gone through total laryngectomy with thyroidectomy and post radiation all was well.. After 6 months pet scan was done all was well nd nw after 1 yr made a Ct scan nd it says MULTIPLE SMALL ...
 

64 yr old, Hx of COPD, CHF, High BP, diagnosed with stage 4 CA, had total laryngectomy with G-Tub placed. Not for chemo. Spreading time limit ?

% closed. Three days later they performed a total laryngectomy and 7 days later placed G-Tube. My father ...
 

Does coughing with phlegm and blood in laryngectomy patient require medical attention?

I am a laryngectomy patient already and I am coughing very badly and when I do I have pins and needles stabbing me in my chest. Also, the other night I had a coughing attack that lasted more than five ...
 

Upper endoscopy done second time. Having sore throat. Swelling, pain, redness in neck. Is this normal?

blood but neck area is real red and warm to the touch wondering is this normal, I have had a total Laryngectomy a year ago ...
 

Differentiate DL Scopy and Biopsy surgeries

I am a 49 years age male who has undergone total Laryngectomy and its been two months that the surgery is done. But still i am not able to swallow anything including liquids...now the doctor has ...
 

Suggest treatment for squamous cell carcinoma of hypopharynx area

i have undergone a surgery for Total Laryngectomy + Partial Pharyngectomy with Total Thtroidectomy in which after the removal of disectional parts from neck the biopsy reports of the same is hereunder ...
 

Reverse total shoulder replacement surgery. Has Parkinson s disease. Numbness on face, problems speaking. Damaged nerve?

with numbness of his whole face and has problems speaking/with low voice level. After awhile it s ok. He never ...My husband is 74 years old. Almost a month ago, he had a reverse total shoulder replacement surgery ...
 

What causes sudden word errors while speaking?

This afternoon I got a phone call, when asked a question I only answered with totally off the wall words that meant nothing. I was thinking clearly but answered with totally unrelated words. I kept ...
 

Suggest treatment for difficulty in speaking

and have stopped after experiencing some problems with my ears which are now affecting my voice. I ve three months now with this problem and I cant speak for the past two months. ...
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