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Lump in throat when lying down

A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can examine: New throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Olson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Lump in throat: The experience of a lump in your throat can be associated with a number of symptoms. It sounds like you do not have anything actually stuck in your th... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
Anesthesiology 17 years experience
Lump in throat: No. Food in the trachea would cause immediate, severe coughing. Far more dramatic than a lump in the throat. You are mauch more likely to have some is... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Ballitch
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
That is reasonable: If you are uncomfortable with the other doctors diagnosis or do not have improvement you can seek a second opinion from another ent.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Pediatric Pulmonology 22 years experience
Various: A number of things can give the sensation of lump in throat and 'wheeze' including asthma, foreign body, allergies, tumor. Other causes exist as well.... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
Dentistry 37 years experience
See DR.: See doctor to examine throat and tonsil area. Do not delay since it can affect the airway also.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Hove
Facial Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Throat lump (globus): This is a general term describing a symptom, not a disease/disorder. The medical description is globus sensation. It can occur by simply crying (tem... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joan Kinlan
Psychiatry 52 years experience
Unknown: There are so many things that can couse this symptom. A any chance you have any dental problems? Are you anxious? Any physical problems? Try and ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Nephrology and Dialysis 9 years experience
See doctor ASAP: Description sounds serious and may need immediate attention. Please see a doctor as zoos as possible or go to er.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Liebler
Critical Care 29 years experience
The mind-body is one: The mind-body is one seamless energy system. Emotions can trigger physical responses. A lump in the throat is not an unusual response to sadness.

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