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By: John Rowlinson - Updated: 29 Nov 2010 | comments*Discuss
 
About Our Site

ThroatProblems was formed to offer a unique reference point on comprehensive information about the throat and throat problems.

The throat is a part of the body that we tend to take for granted but it plays a crucial role in several important functions - such as breathing, eating and speaking. ThroatProblems explains all about the throat, what is in there and how it works and some common problems, such as sore throats, bad breath and losing your voice.

The lifestyle we choose can impact on the throat in many different ways smoking, drinking alcohol, shouting and having oral sex all have health implications. Articles on the site explain how, and offer advice on keeping your throat health and in good condition at all stages of life.

Infections are a common problem and these can be viral or bacterial in origin. Most throat infections are mild and need no treatment but some can become serious quite quickly. Recognising serious throat infections such as quinsy and diphtheria is important as prompt treatment can be necessary. The tonsils are helpful in preventing throat infections as are the adenoid glands but both of these can cause problems and need to be removed. These common throat operations are described in detail.

Throat cancer is relatively rare but does affect thousands of people each year in the UK. The diagnosis and treatment of throat cancer depends on the site of the cancer and the stage that it has reached. ThroatProblems reviews the major sites of throat cancer and the treatments and therapy available to fight it.

Our concern was that there was no single UK resource for interesting features and practical advice on this subject.

Our features and articles are written by experts - who have experience, or a particular interest in this area.

Our Background

ThroatProblems was founded by John Rowlinson, the founder of PtS.

John, through PtS, is involved in a number of ventures including software and property companies. A percentage of revenue from these activities goes towards funding ThroatProblems and a number of similar sites.

Our focus is simply on having experts create the highest quality information possible that is widely read.

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  • Mr.Problem Child
    Re: Ulcers In The Throat
    Hey, I was having Typhoid, and during it's treatment, I was diagnosed with Throat Ulcer too. My doctor has told me that the medications used…
    19 April 2018
  • Meeta Patel
    Re: Ulcers In The Throat
    Ulcer in throat not to eat any food plz give me tablet name or liquid.
    14 April 2018
  • lyns
    Re: What is Quinsy?
    I have tonisiis now and all I can teast is the infection and it's making really tired
    6 April 2018
  • Bimz
    Re: Can You Still Get Quinsy?
    Hi I recently had a quinsy first time I’ve ever caught it and I’m 27 and I’ve never had tonsillitis ether i started off with a really…
    27 March 2018
  • Callihistorian
    Re: Ulcers In The Throat
    Hey @AbbaGF, I saw a Doctor yesterday but at the time I didn't feel the pull in the neck indicating a possible throat ulcer. He could see…
    9 March 2018
  • AbbaGF
    Re: Ulcers In The Throat
    @Callihistorian - poor you - I feel for you :(. If it doesn't clear up go to your docs. But I had an ulcer after a sore throat. If you think…
    9 March 2018
  • Callihistorian
    Re: Ulcers In The Throat
    Is it possible to get a throat ulcer straight after having a sore throat from flu? I've been suffering 2 weeks now, the first week was from…
    9 March 2018
  • mary
    Re: Can Shouting Damage the Vocal Cords?
    Shouted at my daughter about 4 months ago and felt my voice pop.I love singing and can manage to hit very high…
    3 March 2018
  • Lauren
    Re: Losing Your Voice
    Whenever I get a cold I lose my voice. This seems to happen every couple of months. I had the flu jab and didn't lose my voice for a whole year!…
    16 February 2018
  • Monty
    Re: What Are Throat Polyps?
    I believe I have a throat polyp. I noticed a few weeks ago and thought maybe it was denture glue build up, because it was just dangling(I…
    12 February 2018
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