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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
This : This problem calls for a medical evaluation. You could be dealing with acid reflux, allergies, or a thyroid abnormality, enlarge tonsils, etc. You nee ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Reflux?: A 36 year old female with a knot in throat and slight cough, with neck and upper back pain. All these symptoms could be due to GER (gastroesophageal r ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Too sad to cry: Have you heard the song numb? By usher i think about this. Like it is too cold to snow it is too sad to cry. Cry can happen only when your heart is op ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
See doc....: Shortness of breath is a serious symptom and with difficulty swallowing, hoarseness, etc. Could be indicative of a problem in your upper airway. If th ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
The : The safest thing to do would be to make an appointment with an internal medicine physician, or a family practice physician for a complete evaluation. ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Choking feeling: It can br.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can check: A very sore throat can be evaluated by a primary care doctor or an ear-nose-throat doctor to see what the cause might be. Sometimes it is a strep thr ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get seen: This requires a physician's office visit, though this may be nothing more than gastric reflux -- worth evaluating on its own -- or something equally b ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Dysphagia: Feeling something is stuck in your throat is not normal and needs to be worked up. It is difficult to give you an answer with no history. Talk to your ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodos answered
61 years experience Psychiatry
Many possible causes: This is a symptom with many possible causes: 1. there is some anatomic/disease issue causing the sensation.an office procedure with a flexible scope w ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Throat ulcers: You have a viral illness which can be treated symptomatically with ibuprofen
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Reflux?: Many of my patients have this complaint. Acid reflux can come up to your throat and inflame the tissues of the voicebox(larynx) which are sensitive. T ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See your doctor: although that could have started as a viral upper respiratory infection, from you description there could be a secondary bacterial infection on top ne ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Viral illness?: It's impossible to say what you have without examining you, but the combination of pain with breathing, sore throat, and pain in ear suggests a viral ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
ENT evaluation: Your symptoms need to be assessed by an ENT specialist to start with, several structures in the neck need to be evaluated, you might nred imaging stud ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Scratchy throat: You may have a sinus problem which is causing a post nasal drip. Use saline nose drops and a vaporizer while sleeping. Taking an antihistamine like cl ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat: Sounds like an allergic reaction be if from something you ate, touched or inhaled. Start by seeing an allergist
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Sore throat: Yes a viral illness may feel like someone is choking you.
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety : A lump sensation can be a symptom of anxiety. However if there is an actual mass that should be medically assessed.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe, maybe not: A lump anywhere in the body can be cancer, so one has to be lucky in life. In the throat, an infection is more likely than a cancer. Mono is from the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
DYSPHAGIA: Not always strep infection. Some other conditions like foreign body, viral infection can manifest the feeling of lump in the throat.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
See anENT MD: Either see your md or an ENT md!
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
At your age: I would ask your doctor for a referral to either an ENT or gastroenterologist for either direct laryngoscopy or upper endoscopy to be certain there is ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
29 years experience Prosthodontics
See an ENT: It could be anything ranging from trauma or an infection to cancer. You should see a physician, preferably an otolaryngologist (ear, nose, throat) spe ... Read More

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