Throat & Neck

At Sacramento Ear, Nose & Throat, our specialists are committed to providing the best possible care for throat and neck disorders to patients of all ages. We treat a variety of conditions such as head and neck cancer, salivary gland infections, tonsillitis and chronic sore throats.

If you are experiencing any throat or neck pain or discomfort, contact us to schedule an appointment.

Head/Neck Cancer

Head and neck cancers are those that grow in and around the throat, larynx, nose, sinuses and mouth. The majority of these cancers are squamous cell carcinomas that form in the cells lining the mucosal surfaces of the head and…

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Face/Neck Lesions, Masses, Tumors

A number of masses may develop in your head or neck; these masses may also be called growths, tumors, lumps or bumps. While some head and neck masses are cancerous, many are not. It is important to see a physician…

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Salivary Gland Infections, Tumors, Stones

The salivary glands, located in the mouth and throat, are responsible for producing saliva to keep your food moist, making it easier to chew and swallow. Saliva also aids in digestion, keeps your teeth from decaying and contains antibodies that…

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Chronic Sore Throat

A sore throat is a painful but common affliction that everyone suffers from on occasion. It may be the first sign of a cold, the result of strained vocal cords or a symptom of a more serious condition such as…

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Thyroid/Parathyroid Disorders

The thyroid and parathyroid are separate glands located in the neck. Each serves an important function: the thyroid generates a hormone that regulates the body’s metabolism, while the parathyroid controls the level of calcium in the blood. Together, they are…

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Peritonsillar Abscess (PTA)

A peritonsillar abscess, also known as a PTA, is collection of pus that is formed behind the tonsils. Unlike tonsillitis, which is more common in children, a peritonsillar abscess occurs just as frequently in adults as it does in children.…

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The tonsils and adenoids are part of the lymphatic system and serve as defenders of the immune system, protecting your body by preventing germs and bacteria from entering through your mouth and nose. Occasionally, they will develop problems themselves, requiring…

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