Problem in throat
Dear sir my dad is suffering from a outgrowth near the food pipe n its near to heart he consulted a doctor he told that there is risk in operation so can u plz suggest how it will cure easily n quickly he smokes cigratte n occasionaly alcohol n eating pan N he is a gastric bp patient he takes medicine in daily
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Kindly mention the diagnosis . Information provided by you is insufficient to comment on it... It could be Zenker's diverticulum. Zenker diverticula require intervention only if they produce symptoms. In general, small (ie, < 2 cm) lesions found incidentally require no intervention. However, some surgeons contend that because these lesions are likely to become larger with time, intervention ought to be considered in younger, healthier, asymptomatic patients with Zenker diverticula.
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