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why do I feel like something is in my throat

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Globus feeling: Hello, the sensation that you may be feeling could be coming from a condition called globus pharyngitis. This is usually caused by a reflux of juices ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
LPR : Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic so ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Throat concerns: You will need to take it back to the surgeon who did the surgery. You will need to be re-examined and see if there is anything that causes you to have ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Several; things: You could have allergies causing post nasal drip, you could have enlarged tonsils. Among other things if you are smoking you must stop. Another proble ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See MD: You should have an examination by your physician and if necessary an ENT phtsician.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You would have to: Be medically evaluated with a thorough history to answer this question. This would help to determine if there is an actual lump/ mass or if it is a se ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
May have passed: If you are not coughing or gagging, it may be an area of tissue that is inflammed. Consider gargling with aloe vera juice to reduce symptoms. For any ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Dry: Probably need to drink a little more fluids. If you have concurrent symptoms of dry eyes and dry mouth you may have a condition called Sjogren syndrom ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Globus Hystericus: This has long been known as a symptom that indicates that the nervous system is the problem.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
15 years experience Family Medicine
Ear plugging: The question is if it is plugged from the inside (fluid on the other side of your eardrum) or if there is something in the canal- have a doctor take a ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Exam: "weird feelings" cannot nbe diagnosed online.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Lets try to figure i: Your symptoms are a bit unusual, so I can not blame it on anything medical unless it is acid reflux. There are 2 simple approaches to handle it. First ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Go to the ER: If you are having severe abdominal pain, there is nothing that can be done on an online forum to make things better. You need an evaluation urgently b ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many possibilities: This symptom can't be assessed easily this way. You should see an ENT if it persists.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
34 years experience Family Medicine
Probably GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) can present in many different ways. Most people expect heartburn symptoms, but many people with GERD never notice heart ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Pascolini
16 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Drainage?: Do you have allergies? That continuous drainage in the back of your throat could be the problem. When does it happen the most? These are some quest ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Acid reflux?: Acid reflux can cause this sensation, and would more commonly occur at night when lying down. See if your symptoms occur more often after eating foods ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Abscess?: What you are describing could be symptoms of an abscess in your throat, either near your tonsils or in the back of your throat. If you have a fever wi ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Burning: Acid reflux, takes antacids, if persistent take prilosec. See ENT.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Gottschall
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sticking: Symptoms of 'sticking' when swallowing may be related to dry throat. Keep well hydrated and lubricate the throat with water. Some conditions could m ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not enough info: It is impossible to give much of an answer with so little information. There are several possible causes. See an ENT doctor if it bothers you.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ear : If the feeling hasn't gone away by itself, you should get it checked out to see if you did something to your middle ear or your ear drum by the pressu ... Read More

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