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A 18-year-old female asked:

At night time i keep getting this feeling like something is stuck in my throat. i've tried gargling salt water, drinking water, and nothing. any ideas?

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Dr. David Kam
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Globus: It is a common symptom and the cause range from acid reflux to severe stress. See an ENT doctor for laryngeal examination.
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