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Sensation of paper towel stuck in throat

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine 17 years experience
Post intubation ...: Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), odynophagia (pain with swallowing), or simply discomfort is not that unusual. For it to persist for three weeks is... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can check: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other caus... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Could be.: Globus sensation is usually not felt on only one side of the neck. As long as you are able to swallow and breathe easily, then you can see if this goe... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Nope.: Tonsillitis. Antibioitic if strep throat. May need tonsillectomy. See an ent doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Post tonsillectomy: I would agree that most of what you describe is fairly typical after tonsillectomy. The scabs initially form and protect the area, then as they start... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
It sounds like: Psychological, related to anxiety (?Globus hystericus). Get reassurance from your dr that u don't have any bacterial, viral or fungal infection. Take ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Should pass: Smoke & heat can both irritate your airway & the back of your mouth. Gargling with a bit of mouth rinse or sucking on ice chips may provide some relie... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Cold: You could have a cold or allergies. Try to do steam shower to see if it helps. Try also tea with honey.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
See your doctor: For a prescription medication, you need assessment, may need an allergist/immunologist evaluation, you most probably have an upper and lower airways ... Read More

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