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why do I have a lump in my throat

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Globus: Please see an ENT doctor to rule out acid reflux or other conditions.

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Globus sensation?: Do you experience the feeling of a ball or lump in the back of your throat that you have to swallow past? If so, this is "globus." alternatively, you ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joan Kinlan
51 years experience Psychiatry
Unknown: There are so many things that can couse this symptom. A any chance you have any dental problems? Are you anxious? Any physical problems? Try and ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely : Could be a thyroid mass, better get assessed by your dictor who may do some tests, wish you wellness
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
26 years experience Family Medicine
Common things being.: Common, it would be very unusual for a healthy, non-smoking 19 year old to have throat cancer. It would much more likely be something like an infectio ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose your symptoms. I don't know the cause of the sensation that there is a lump in your throat. If you are a heavy smoker or heav ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Reflux: One of the most common reasons my patients complain of this symptom is acid reflux. A small bit of acid can come up when you lie flat and it causes sw ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Biaxin (clarithromycin): Biaxin (clarithromycin) should not cause a lump at the back of your throat. See your doctor to find out what that lump is.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beck
10 years experience Dentistry
Yes: I will defer to the other doctors on this question. My previous answer was not correct.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Tonsillitis: It sounds like you have tonsillitis if you are seeing 'huge lumps' inside your mouth-near the back part. The causes could be viruses (i.e. Mono) or po ... Read More

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