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I have large bumps on the back of my tongue which causes the throat to be sticky and causes choking

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Post-nasal drip: You may have a condition termed "post-nasal drip"-which basically means secretions from your nasal cavity are running down your throat. Sometimes thi ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
16 years experience Dentistry
Certain foods?: You mention a constant choking feeling when you eat. Is it with certain foods or all the time? This is a complicated problem that requires physician ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: What you are describing medically would be called dysphagia, there are multiple causes. Among the more common is chronic reflux disease leading to co ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chastain
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See a doctor: Unclear by history, but depending on where the lump is, it may be an enlarged thyroid (if at bottom of neck). Could be any number of things, possibly ... Read More
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Dr. Vivian Rider
34 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: You should see a doctor right away. There are many causes for sore throat and some require treatment with antibiotics. This includes strep throat an ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Ent doc: With symptoms present for that duration, see an ENT doc for exam.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
Multiple problems: Burping releases gas which enters the stomach during swallowing. Shortness of breath, choking sensation, neck pain and rapid heartbeat could be due to ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergy: Although there are other treatments, the triad of treatment for allergic rhinitis and post nasal drip includes: 1. Nasal saline 2. Nasal steroid s ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Taste buds: These are your taste buds. I promise. This is what they look like.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Kossler
14 years experience Ophthalmology
Taste buds : These bumps are your taste buds or papillae that love on the back of your tongue and can slowly enlarge as you get older. If the bumps on your tongue ... Read More

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