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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Globus feeling: Hello, the sensation that you may be feeling could be coming from a condition called globus pharyngitis. This is usually caused by a reflux of juices ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
LPR : Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic so ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Globus: This symptom is commonly due to tension and stress. It is termed "globus hystericus). Of course before this diagnosis is made you should have a carefu ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Levine
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Difficulty swallowin: Time to see an otolaryngologist (ear, nose & throat specialist).
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining your throat. Please see a doctor.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Stuck: Something may be stuck or may be another problem. See ENT doc for exam/assessment.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Dysphagia: Food or pills that feel like they are getting stuck in the esophagus need to be evaluated by a gastroenterologist. A scope can be passed into the eso ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Tonsils?: Inflamed tonsils could be a cause recommend md visit to determine source.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Exam: You must be examined for a definitive diagnosis.
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See doctor: Most people would know if they put anything accidently into nose . If there is no such history then there could be pimple or nasal polyp . Please see ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ENT doc: See ENT doc . He/she can look and see if anything stuck.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore throat: If the pain is new and different than the discomfort with reflux, then you most likely have pharyngitis of a throat infection. Try hydration, rest, ty ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See your doc: Have your doctor take a look at the back of your throat and you might need to see an ent. It could be simple post nasal drip, limited tonsillitis/pha ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Reflux most likely: You don't mention if there are any other symptoms such as pain or difficulty swallowing. It may be nothing, but I also see similar symptoms (globus se ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Lump in Throat : At your age, the symptoms you describe point to possible thyroid gland enlargement. This can be easily checked by your doctor by running some simple l ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See doctor: Probably should see a doctor for this. Too many possibilities to exclude.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradford Mitchell
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Other common causes of dysphagia ( sense of something stuck in throat ) are allergies with post nasal drip and acid reflux which may occur without hea ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Cowan
12 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Reflux or Impaction: It is possible that it is acid reflux. It is also possible that you have some food impacted in your esophagus. If there is something impacted in you ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
SEE A GI SPECIALIST: You may have an esophageal ulcer or a stricture . Do you smoke cigarettes and or drink alcohol? Then you might have a more serious problem--a tumor. Y ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
21 years experience Family Medicine
? GERD: The sensation you are describing is called a globus sensation - like something is caught in your throat. It has many potential causes including reflu ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: You need to have it checked by your family doctor.It may be a strep infection or some other condition.Meanwhile you may try gargles with some salt in ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
Watch it: If this is a new thing, you might have scratched your throat somehow. It should resolve in a few days. If not, see your doctor for exam. You might nee ... Read More

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