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i feel like a ball in my throat

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat: Whenever you have the sensation that something is stuck in your throat, you should really have this checked. It could be a number of things, most of ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be infection.: This very well could be an infection, especially if your symptoms are new. If it was just the feeling in the throat I'd lean more towards allergies w ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
GERD: Sounds like reflux. see MD for diagnosis confirmation and treatment.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
Iron deficiency ?: Please see a physician for full evaluation. Psychological issues and possible iron deficiency need to be considered
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sam Sugar
Dr. Sam Sugar answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Globus: Need to have ENT look in and evaluate.
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A male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See a clinician: Limos in the throat may be serious, so,it is best to determine where it came from. A good exam of external and external throat area is needed, and may ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Lump in throat: A lump in the throat, also called globus sensation, is the persistent sensation of having phlegm or some obstruction in the throat. It could be due to ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Web?: People sometimes feel this after eating or swallow? This could be a number of things and needs workup. Could be reflux, tumor, web although this is ra ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends....: This may be due to swelling, a choanal polyp or an enlarged uvula among orther possibilities. Best to have your otolaryngologist examine this are to d ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Lump in throat: A lump in the throat, also called globus sensation, is the persistent sensation of having phlegm or some obstruction in the throat. It could be due to ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
GERD: I agree that your symptoms are consistent with reflux of acid from the stomach. There are many meds now available to decrease acid production in the ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
17 years experience Cardiology
Get an evaluation: Many conditions can cause the symptoms you are describing, you should a through history and physical exam done. Anxiety, panic attacks, acid reflux, e ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Dysphagia: These symptoms should be followed up with your physician. He may recommend an upper endoscopy to rule out an esophageal process.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Smith
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Drink water: Drink plenty of fluids- if not resolving make appointment with your doctor for an examination
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
23 years experience Family Medicine
Post nasal drainage: Post nasal drainage can cause the sensation like something is in the back of your throat. Allergies and other sinus issues can cause this. Also cert ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Globus: Please talk to your parents or your pediatrician about your concerns since you have provided us no information about yourself not even your age let al ... Read More
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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Cold lump in chest: Not clear what you mean. Do you have lump or just feel like there is one there? Need more information
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Globus: A pill will dissolve in your throat if it is there. Sensation of something in throat is very common. Chest pain could be cardiac in origin but more li ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Pharyngitis: Could be strep throat . See your doctor for throat culture.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Tendinitis: likely. See foot doctor for an injection
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Need eval : I can't tell you what is going on. The best thing for you to do is see an oral surgeon or an ENT for an exam. It could bea umber of things.
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