Having a working voice is essential for many professions, such as teachers, lawyers and singers, so having a voice disorder can be very disruptive. Mr Brian Fish, a top otolaryngologist, explains how voice disorders can affect us and when to see a doctor about them.
To look after our voice, caring for our voice box is the main priority. This is particularly important if you rely on your voice for your career, for example, if you are a teacher, lawyer, singer, or sales representative. Mr Brian Fish, who is an ENT surgeon and expert in treating voice disorders, gives us advice on what we can do to look after our voice.
As the neck is full of so many different structures, there are a great number of opportunities for a lump to develop. Neck lumps are fairly common and they can occur in any age group, and depending on which age group they happen in, this will often determine how seriously it should be treated. Mr Brian Fish is a leading otolaryngologist, and here he explains in detail how prevalent neck lumps are and why you should see a doctor if you have a lump on your neck.
Thyroid lumps are common – it’s estimated that nodules or lumps could be present in half the population. In this article, the second in a two-part series on thyroid lumps, leading consultant ENT surgeon Mr Brian Fish explains when surgery is the best treatment option and what the procedure involves.
How does the thyroid gland work, what does it mean to have an under- or over-active thyroid, and can this be related to thyroid cancer? We asked leading consultant ENT surgeon Mr Brian Fish, a specialist in treating neck lumps and thyroid disorders.