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Sensation of lump in throats when swallowing

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Lump in throat: This can actually be sign of anxiety in some people. It may be nearly the only symptom they have with anxiety. Other than that, without having pain or... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
Urgent Care 14 years experience
Tonsillitis: It seems to be inflammation of tonsils or pharynx. Try Ibuprofen and if it does not help then see physician.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lump: Probably GERD. Take prilosec 20 mg twice a day for ten days. See if sensation diminishes or goes away. may be indicated to stay on prilosec.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 60 years experience
Only with treatment: Gerd can produce high reflex and cause a lump feeling in your throat. Proper treatment with what are called hydrogen ion blockers (prilosec, nexium) ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Hard to say : Would need more info and exam. If it has been fairly recent swollen nodes can cause similar symptoms and are often associated with a viral or bacteri... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Jarowski
Hematology and Oncology 49 years experience
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
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felecia Sumner
Family Medicine 10 years experience
See A Doctor: Your status says you have insurance. If that is truly the case, now is the perfect time for you to establish care with a primary doctor. Make an appoi... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Depends: It can be signs and symptoms of an upper respiratory infection. When the throat is inflamed or fighting an infection, they can become swollen. You can... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Washburn
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Many possibilities: Could be as simple as post-nasal drip or allergy problems. Could also be a throat or ear infection. Go to your doctor if fever develops or if it wo... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satish Charo
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Likely a virus: Probably a virus infection of throat or ear. But you may want to have a doctor examine your neck, throat and thyroid.

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