U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

I feel like I have a hairball in my throat

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Hairball throat: Very common , typically due to post nasal drip/drainage. 4 weeks is plenty long to put up with it. Get checked.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
May have passed: If you are not coughing or gagging, it may be an area of tissue that is inflammed. Consider gargling with aloe vera juice to reduce symptoms. For any ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Get it evaluated: The are numerous possibilities. See an ENT doctor, have the throat examined and then you will know.
A female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 39 years experience
Your: List of procedures indicates endoscopy. Were your esophagus and stomach scoped? Esophageal strictures, cancer, and mobility problems such as achalasia... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
GERD, globus...?: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid ; pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation) = ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Get examined: Symptom may be related toinflammation from reflux of stomach content, may be due to inflammation from post nasal drip and sinuses, may be due to enlar... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them.
A 36-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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Yes: Yes. Is this something you can see or feel? It may be normal (look up globus) or it may be a problem. See an ENT doc for evaluation.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Tsai
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Reflux causes globus: Globus is a sensation that something is "stuck" in your throat when there is nothing there. Most commonly it is caused by chronic irritation of the t... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership