A 24-year-old male asked:
when swallowing, something in sidemy throat seems to be moving and pressing hard against the wall of my throat, it's below thyroid cartilage. also i feel sick almost like my stomache is squeezed everytime i swallow saliva.
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Ans: You need to see an ENT to possibly be scoped. Think if you swallows somethings earlier and perhaps got stuck in your throat. Go back to when you first noticed the problem. Don't waste time in being seen for this. Go to your pmd and get referred
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Reflux: you most likely have reflux. Do you have an acid taste in the mouth ? Your cricopharyngeus muscle is spasming as a result of the reflux. Try eating a low acid diet. Find the reflux diet on the Internet. You may try some over the counter Prilosec two times a day and take it one hour before breakfast and supper. Do not eat 3 hours before bed. Only drink water before bed and see how you feel.
Last updated Oct 19, 2015
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