A member asked:

Hey docs. gotten a full workup by heart doc lung ent and gi. check chart on profile. i feel lump my throat and pulse / heart beat feels weak on neck and chest. can't feel it. 1 year are you suppose to? breathing patterns different cancer? heart dis?

5 doctors weighed in across 2 answers

Biopsy: you should have biopsy of lump on your throat to find the cause so be treated.

Answered 2/6/2021


Dr. Rebecca Gliksman answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Weak pulse: Pulse may feel weak because not assessing it in the right spot or may have muscle /fat over it. If can go to work, play, get out and about, take care of self then your heart is working Ok. Do not worry , The lump in the throat can be from reflux, esophageal, spasm , post nasal drip (allergies), anxiety, rarely globus pharyngeus. Video swallow exam may show mechanism of swallow. f/u/ w/ doc

Answered 10/22/2017



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