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what happens when you swallow it feels like a lump in your thoat

A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Mathew
17 years experience Internal Medicine
See a doctor: It could be a number of things but the most fear is a mass affecting his swallowing. He needs to see his physician to get this evaluated. He might ne ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Mirochna
12 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple answers : Most commonly, it is a viiral throat infection or strep. Sometimes serious causes can occur. Depending on age and other risk factors, a throat cancer ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Try antihistamine: Can be a common symptom after URI or allergic-type pharyngitis with swollen mucosa. Try otc fexofenidine once daily for a few days and if you do, sto ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Stewart
38 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Infection vs. Tumor: This could be a number of things but the possibility of an infection versus a tumor cannot be ruled out by your question. Allergy is also a possibilit ... Read More
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Dr. Travis Kidner
16 years experience Surgical Oncology
See your doc: Symptoms for three months warrants a trip to your friendly ent.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Globus: Sounds like something we call "globus" or the sensation of having a lump in the throat. It could be post-nasal drip or something else. Best to see an ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
GLOBUS HYSTERICUS: Is the fancy LATIN name for a "lumo in the throat" often seen with anxiety and other "functional" GI disorders. FIRST make sure there is no anatomic p ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
It sure: sounds like TONSIL ENLARGEMENT...\ Needs an In Person visit to a medical professional..start with your PCP who may wish to refer to to an ENT (Ear No ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
See Dr.-?strept: See a dr. Could be strept. Rash may or may not be related, ..Dr. Will check both areas out. Best wishes.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Acid reflux?: Acid reflux can cause this sensation, and would more commonly occur at night when lying down. See if your symptoms occur more often after eating foods ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla L. King
22 years experience Pediatrics
Possible Infection: Any sudden pain should be evaluated by your PCP. Infection of the tonsils is a possibility this would cause increase pain especially with swallowing. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: pharyngitis or tonsillitis can present like that. Examination is needed
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