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when i swallow i feel a ball in the back of my throat why?

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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 determine the exact cause of your symptoms.
Answered on Jul 21, 2019
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Dr. Lewis has given you good advice, and this would be advisable. If there is no visible lesion, it may be the common, harmless globus pharyngeus -- but this is a diagnosis of exclusion.
Nov 16, 2013

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