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what does lump in throat mean
A 33-year-old member asked:
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends: Depends on what you mean. Is it a lump you can see in the throat of neck. Does it occur only when you swallow? It may be normal or it may be a problem ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
37 years experience Dentistry
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:
25 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
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:
52 years experience Psychiatry
Unknown: There are so many things that can couse this symptom.
any chance you have any dental problems?
Are you anxious?
Any physical problems?
Try and ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See doctor ASAP: Description sounds serious and may need immediate attention. Please see a doctor as zoos as possible or go to er.
A 38-year-old member asked:
22 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
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 36-year-old member asked:
29 years experience Critical Care
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.
A 18-year-old female asked:
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other caus ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You sould see your doctor. This lump needs to be palpated by your doctor and he/she needs to be able to put the rest of your symptoms in perspective.
A 34-year-old male asked:
A Verified Doctor answered
Globus: Depends on the cause. If its acid reflux, then diet changes and antacids would help. If it dehydration, then water. Uncommon it can be thyroid gland i ... Read More
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