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what is the most likely reason for clicking in my throat when i swallow

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
46 years experience Neurology
Ear clicks: The most likely reason for clicks when you swallow is the opening and closing of the eustachian tubes. They go from the back of your throat to your e ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Kameros
52 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possible inflammatio: the clicking may be secondary to the hyoid or thyroid cartlidge e and a mild inflammation but due to the history of smoking a thorough exam with scope ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Cartilage problem: Likely snapping of an elongated thyroid cartilage over the cricoid cartilage. Requires surgery for correction. See an ENT doc.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nodes: probably not related but you should see an ENT to check it out
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Kudler
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing wrong : This may be what is called a "globus" sensation or could be related to your stated history of acid reflux. The globus sensation is generally associate ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Need neuro exam: I don't know what to exactly make of the clicking sound you hear when you swallow but numbness and tingling in the face should be evaluated and prefer ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Uncertain: I don't have any details in your case, but a normal barium swallow tells me that the anatomy of your lower throat, cervical and thoracic esophagus is ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Levine
27 years experience Neurosurgery
palatal myoclonus: Sometimes clicking in the throat can be a movement disorder called palatal myoclonus. This is a benign and rare syndrome. You should see and ENT who ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
VC polyp?: Those who sing regularly can get vocal cord polyps, which could very well explain your symptom. An ENT exam and direct laryngoscopy are in order as a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Tao
Dr. Linda Tao answered
34 years experience Cardiology
Go see ENT: You need to go get your throat looked at by an ear nose and throat professional. Although there is a possibility that the pain will pass out in the st ... Read More
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