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

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
27 years experience Breast Surgery
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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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
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
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
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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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
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 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Giddings
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Need exam: These symptoms are not specific for a single diagnosis, and really require an exam and proper evaluation. Ok to start with your primary care doctor. a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes it is possible need a little better history. When did symtoms start and with what. Any fever? Rest and hydrate. See how you feel. Make sure there ... Read More
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