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When I swallow why does it feel like I got food back in my throat

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

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
Breast Surgery 28 years experience
Not sure: I'm not sure i know what your problem was and is, but one possibility is enlargement of your thyroid gland. An ultrasound of your neck could check thi... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Painful swallowing: F unknown age or medical Hx or ethnicity asks: For 3 months I have had painful swallowing, sometimes feels like food gets caught in my throat. painful... Read More
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
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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
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Throat irritation: There are numerous causes of throat irritation, but many of them are more likely to be associated with some kind of illness. Since you aren't really ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Virus, other options: If you have no history of smoking or throat cancer, pain when you swallow food can be due to a variety of possibilities: pharyngitis due to a virus (c... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Giddings
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Not normal.: Sometimes a small blind pouch can form at the top of your esophagus producing these symptoms. See your doctor, a barium swallow can easily visualiz... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Otolaryngologist: Have a thorough examination by an Otolaryngologist. The specks are probably tonsillar stones which are old food and other debris. They are usually ins... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Grinstead
Family Medicine 3 years experience
You may need an endoscopic procedure to evaluate the entire esophagus and stomach to rule out other possible causes.

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