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when I swallow it feels like something is in the back of throat on top

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Dr. Dennis Clifford
42 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not enough info: Your symptoms can be caused by innocent things like post nasal drip, or sinusitis. However, serious infections of the throat can also cause unusual se ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
COLD? GERD?: this can be due to postnatal drip, cold, reflux- heartburn. Depends on how long it's been.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: GERD symptoms. You can try OTC meds such as Prilosec or Nexium (esomeprazole) (PPI class of drugs). If this does not work or if it recurs even after ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Tonsil Stone ?: Only a guess, since this needs to be visualized. See your physician for a definitive diagnosis and treatment if necessary.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Long
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Dry throat : many things can cause a dry throat. First look at any meds or supplements. Next look at humidity - you are in a cold area in the winter. Heating sy ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
14 years experience Family Medicine
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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
39 years experience Integrative Medicine
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
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds : Like post nasal drip. Several different treatments out there. Call your doctor to get some help
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More

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