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feeling of something stuck in back of throat

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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
ENT: See an Ear Nose and Throat doctor to have a scope to find out if there is a problem in the back of the throat. This would diagnosis cancer but unlikel ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Mucus?: Do you have mucus in your throat? Or do you just feel a lump in your throat? Does it awaken you or you cannot go to sleep because of it? Many question ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Feels like popcorn: May be small particle of food caught in tissue folds. May. R a scratch from food debris. If it bothers you see your HP or Urgent Care, especially if ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many possibilities: That symptom is very common and could be associated with many things. It appears that you don't have an enlarged thyroid gland or other mass because o ... Read More
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 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chen answered
15 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: Symptom of difficulty swallowing in a patient over age of 50 needs to be evaluated. I urge you to see your doctor soon about it.
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A 49-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
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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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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria gina Tiomico
Specializes in Family Medicine
Postnasal drip: most common reason why there is phlegm in the back of the throat is mucus coming from the nasal area (postnasal drip) that is thick and dries up. Stea ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: If it's in your esophagus as well. The question is why this might be. Do you know your HIV status? Are you diabetic? Please think about getting endosc ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
Lots of things.: It is better to go to your doctor or a Quick Care Clinic to have a swab of the lesions to determine what they are and get it treated. It could be Th ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John McMahan
47 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat Issue: It could be gerd, allergies, a foreign body like a fish bone or a mass or diverticulum. See an ENT doc for a definitive diagnosis.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Sims
Dr. Hugh Sims answered
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat: A great number of patients present to the ENT with bumpiness of the back of the throat. This photograph shows some bumpiness that is associated with ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Someone needs a look: Usually painful swelling in neck is a lymph node responding to an infection, possibly a pimple or sore on the scalp. You will probably feel better pu ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lorrie Oneal
26 years experience Family Medicine
Viral URI: Most likely early symptoms of viral infection or Upper respiratory Infection. These can manifest in many different ways, including runny nose, increa ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Glossitis: possible inflammation of the tongue and the back of the tongue, near the taste buds. Should be checked. Advise warm water gargles and glycerine-zinc l ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: This could be due to many things - such as medications, food, even use of body lotions/oils, or clothing.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
? Thyoid: Before declaring it to be anxiety, i would wonder about a goiter growing behind your sternum. Mention the possibility to your doctor. An ultrasound sh ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
It can be.: That sensation may be a manifestation of food actually having a tough time going through an irritated esophagus, or it may be what is called globus s ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Post nasal drip: This can be from nasal allergies, an allergies can help you , you need a nasal spray.
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A male asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Uvula not epiglottis: You may see your uvula but it is difficult to see epiglottis. You have pain with swallowing. Feels like something in your throat. I would recommend ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nonspecific: These symptoms are not diagnostic and could be due to gastritis(inflammation of the stomach lining),simple dyspepsia,anxiety,GERD, or gall bladder dis ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Uncertain: I can't be clear but a lot of neck pain can be muscle. You also have bone and disc in the neck, joints in the neck. Each of these could be contributin ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Stuck: Because something is stuck deep in the throat. See ENT doc to consider tonsillectormy.

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