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A 26-year-old male asked:

It feel like something is stuck in the back of my throat sometimes it hurts like i tried to swallow to much food?

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Dr. Rhonda Simons
Family Medicine 15 years experience
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 cricopharyngeal spasm, gastroesophageal reflux (gerd) ;, laryngopharyngeal reflux. There can also be a "pouch" in your esophagus (zenker's diverticulum) which can "catch" swallowed food. Barium swallow to check anatomy. Ent or GI depends on location.

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Last updated Mar 16, 2015

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