A 45-year-old female asked:
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on/off bouts of lump in throat w/severe drooling. assumed these were globus sensation, but now worried it's epiglottitus! how to tell difference?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Globus: epiglottitis is a true medical/surgical emergency usually associated with with and profound inability to breathe and swallow with assiociated neck pain and a sensation of suffocation.
Answered on Nov 4, 2018

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