A tumor of the larynx: symptoms, pictures, treatment of folk remedies
How to recognize the swelling of the larynx and cure people’s means?
Every year a growing number of people suffering from cancer of the larynx. Primarily the disease affects men aged 20 to 45 years. Fortunately, malignant tumors of the pharynx and larynx are observed in patients 10 times less common than benign.
Fashion on Smoking is not going anywhere, so, as before, the main risk group are smokers. While both active and passive. Symptoms of cancer of the larynx are non-specific, therefore, the appearance of the complaints, characteristic for this state, we urgently need to see a specialist.
Clinic cancer of the larynx
At the beginning of its development, the disease is asymptomatic. The process is limited only by the fabric of the larynx, not extending beyond its borders, has no metastases and do not cause a violation of the functions of the authority.
Gradually with the growth of the tumor begins to take shape the clinical picture. The first symptoms are usually sore throat and slight cough periodically. Rarely go to the doctor with such complaints. Often they are referred to a possible SARS, pharyngitis or laryngitis, i.e. catarrhal disease. Visually during the inspection of the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract can detect tiny spotted rash and a whitish hue.
Attention! Delayed treatment of laryngeal cancer threatens a person with loss of voice (aphonia), and possibly hearing (deafness).
If the process takes place at the level of the vocal cords, it is very easy for hoarseness. The intensity of the cough increases gradually. It becomes a constant and painful, often occurs at night.
Most patients also chalk it up to colds or Smoking. If you conduct an inspection of the throat at this stage, together with a rash on the mucous membrane of the body you can see a small erosion and ulcers. These symptoms of cancer of the larynx shown in the photo below.
As the progression of the process, the patient begins to feel pain, which is persistent and increases with swallowing or deep inhalation. Patients often describe it as «cutting». If a malignant process is at the level of the Eustachian tube (connects the throat with the middle ear), to the above symptoms joins impairment (hearing loss). During swallowing the pain experienced in the ear.
The tumor gradually increases, and there is a partial obstruction (blockage) respiratory throat. This manifests as shortness of breath, difficulty breathing. Possible sudden laryngeal spasm and asphyxia.
In the later stages the tumor can be palpated and even seen. It will bulge in the form of a tubercle. As the cancerous process is accompanied by the disintegration of the tissues, when coughing may appear purulent or bloody sputum character.
All disease is accompanied by a feeling of weakness, fatigue. Develop chronic fatigue and depression. The person loses weight, stops to eat normally, there is an asthenic condition.
Treatment of folk remedies
In the early stages of the disease is possible conservative treatment. Together with him, shall be allowed to use traditional methods. In the later stages of cancer of the larynx treatment of folk remedies has the desired effect and more used to enhance immunity.
The most famous and effective remedy for the treatment of cancer is a celandine. It is used in the form of tinctures, and decoctions. Due to the toxicity of plants to use inside it is accurate. Celandine can cause irritation and inflammation of the mucous membranes of the gastrointestinal tract. The plant contains substances which can in large quantities cause paralysis of the nervous system, hallucinations or seizures.
The positive properties possessed by Chelidonium:
- bactericidal – this plant contains substances that destroy pathogenic bacteria;
- pain – part of the plant are alkaloids;
- antitumor – this property is currently being studied, but we already know that the celandine is able to suppress the growth of tumor cells and prevent the development of metastasis.
Important! Celandine is a poisonous plant. Therefore, before starting treatment requires consultation with your doctor. Also make sure that endurance of this plant.
Tincture of celandine, you can buy in the drugstore or make your own.
Fresh leaves should be finely chop, place in a quart jar and fill with 70% alcohol.
The workpiece should be placed in a cool dark place for two weeks. 1 tsp alcohol tincture diluted in one glass of room temperature water.
You must use 3-5 times a day. The course of treatment is 2 weeks and next 2 weeks a break.
A decoction of celandine take 1-2 tbsp. a day. To cook a Cup of dried chopped herbs pour boiling water and infuse for several hours.
Prevents the growth of malignant tissue carrot juice. As celandine contains a large number of antioxidants that do not allow cancer cells to spread to healthy tissue.
Other herbs and plants are used to symptomatic treatment of:
- Infusion of mistletoe reduces swelling.
- A decoction of calendula promotes healing of erosions and ulcers forming on the mucous membranes of the larynx and pharynx.
- A decoction of calamus or yarrow relieves inflammation.
Prevention of cancer of the larynx
In order to avoid both benign and malignant tumors of the larynx should follow a few rules:
- Need to avoid trauma to the neck, as to the emergence of a neoplastic process can lead even a normal injury of the larynx.
- Timely cure all diseases encountered in the area of the throat.
- To abandon Smoking and drinking large amounts of alcohol.
- To normalize the diet to include fruits and vegetables rich in antioxidants.
Do not postpone visit to the doctor in the event of such seemingly trivial complaints. It is better to make sure that this is a common laryngitis or influenza, than to leave everything to chance. Your health is in Your hands and none of You so do not care, as You do!