A 23-year-old female asked:
sometimes i feel like there is a lump on my throat and i have abdominal discomfort. it is not painful but it feels like i'm starving. is this serious?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Could be reflux: A persistent feeling of a 'lump in the throat' is usually due to reflux of acid. It might also be due to anxiety or other factors. The combination of this with abdominal discomfort and a hungry feeling might further suggest reflux or possibly an ulcer. If this is a frequent feeling, i would see a gastroenterologist.
Last updated Dec 3, 2014
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