A 31-year-old member asked:
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i have discomfort in my ear and a sense of having something on my throat that i can't swallow. what does this mean?

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Dr. Mark Loury
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See ENT: The nerves that go to the throat also send branches to the ear. Therefore things in the throat can manifest also with ear symptoms. It may as simple as a small ulcer on the throat or vocal cord but throat cancers can have ear pain as the only symptom. You need to have this checked within the next two weeks.
Answered on Mar 10, 2013

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