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feels like a lump in my esophagus

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Jarowski
49 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Throat symptoms: If the esophagus is burned or scratched by food the symptoms usually resolve on their own. Maybe you also scratched your throat causing the "lump" sym ... Read More
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Consult PCP: The sensation of a lump in the throat should resolve on its own. Asthma symptoms would not result from scratching the esophagus. Consult your primary ... Read More
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See ENT: If there is something related to your throat, you need to get examined by an ENT doctor to find out the cause. Upper airway obstruction may cause shor ... Read More

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Conner
25 years experience Family Medicine
Normal node: you either are feeling a normal lymph node or salivary gland. If you have pain, fever or many of them see a doctor. Without any symptoms I suspect you ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Tricky: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, nodes that are in odd spots, and not mobile are potentially a sign of cancer and need to be looked ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Node enlargement: Depends on exact level . Below tracheal bifurcation? Probably needs biopsy. Concern sarcoidosis, lymphoma, other tumor.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Biopsy needed: Did you doctor do a biopsy when he did the endoscopy? Your grandmother should have a biopsy done to the lump. Malignancy is something that particularl ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Lymph nodes: These may well be burnt out lymph nodes left over from previous throat infections. If they haven't increased in size or if new ones don't appear, this ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Adam's apple-thyroid: Not sure without looking, but the Adam's apple can be more or less prominent in some females. Also the thyroid can sometimes give a full appearance - ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Mass: Yes, it would be visible. Good Luck
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Possible...: Tumor, cancerous or benign (not cancerous). Likely had tissue sampling (biopsy specimen). Ct to look for abnormalities, including lymph nodes, outside ... Read More
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