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When I swallow I feel like there is something in the back of my throat

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
General Surgery 28 years experience
Reflux?: see a doctor and consider getting an endoscopy. Sometimes this can be a sign of chronic acid reflux.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 51 years experience
Depends....: This may be due to swelling, a choanal polyp or an enlarged uvula among orther possibilities. Best to have your otolaryngologist examine this are to d... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Long uvula: An elongated uvula is hereditary and can touch the tongue causing those symptoms. If this is enough of a problem for you, consult an Otolaryngologist ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Exam needed: Thanks for your question! I think you would benefit from a good and thorough history and exam. I would see your GP first. Hope you feel better!
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Many possibilities: The clogged sensation in the ears is usually a sign of eustachian tube dysfunction which could be from an irritant or allergies. Allergies can irritat... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Globus Hystericus: Is the silly name given to this because it is usually described as "like a lump in my throat". It is actually evidence of an irritable nervous system.... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Globus Sensation: The "lump in the throat" sensation is often caused by inflammation of one or more parts of the throat, such as the larynx or hypopharynx, due to crico... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
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Dangerous. See ENT: A sharp foreign body lodged in the throat is dangerous. See an ENT who will do an indirect laryngoscopy and provide you wit( management plan.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
Integrative Medicine 40 years experience
Yes, sense: I'd recommend getting checked out, just in case it's an infection that might need antibiotics. But you could go to the drug store and purchase a neti ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Sounds : Like post nasal drip. Several different treatments out there. Call your doctor to get some help

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