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McKees Rocks, PA
A 31-year-old female asked:

Is the globus/lump in throat i have anxiety/stress related or is it the actual swelling from my gerd,lpr,gastritis?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
"Globus hystericus": (Google It!) is ANXIETY related however you should seek treatment for your acid reflux (which can cause hoarseness and heartburn!! ) Hope this is helpful! Dr Z

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Last updated Jul 23, 2018

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