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A 31-year-old male asked:

Been having a weird feeling past 8 months where my pulse / heart beat weaker in strength daily.i workout i don't feel pounding heart beat feeling. lump in throat feeling nonstop . if no tumor in throat what can it be? seen every kind of doc? cancer?

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Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 12 years experience
Globus sensation?: Not sure about the heart beat part of the question. The feeling of having a persistent lump in one's throat (without actually having a lump) is known as globus sensation or globus pharyngeus. Typically exacerbated by acid reflux or excessive post-nasal drainage. It is quite common.
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