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I have a full feeling in my throat. It is not all the time and seems to be better at times then gets worse. It's in the lower part of my throat.. ?

I have a full feeling in my throat. It is not all the time and seems to be better at times then gets worse. It's in the lower part of my throat.. ?

Globus: Your description of fluctuating sense of throat fullness is suggestive of globus sensation which may be due to mucosal inflammation or irritation from below (acid reflux) or above (allergic rhinitis, PND or food allergy). A mass or infection would not fluctuate and wound either be persistent or progressive. I recommend an ENT evaluation and possibly prophylaxis with PPI or antihistamine. ...Read more

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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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What causes fullness feeling in throat and shortness of breath?

What causes fullness feeling in throat and shortness of breath?

Possibly reflux: Stomach juice can come into the throat causing the symptoms you describe. Sleep with the lower part of your neck elevated above your abdomen (semi-sitting). Do not eat or drink anything for 3 hours prior to going to bed. Take Prilosec otc before breakfast and Zantac (ranitidine) 150 before dinner. No coffee, tea, soda, tomatoe products. If you are not better within 2 weeks see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Can you have tonsil issues that cause hoarseness, breathy-ness, tight full feeling throat for months with no fever/sickness?

Can you have tonsil issues that cause hoarseness, breathy-ness, tight full feeling throat for months with no fever/sickness?

Sure you can: Hypertrophic tonsils could cause lots of problems such as snoring, collapsing airway when sleeping (obstruction sleep apnea) mouth breathing, poor oral hygiene with bad odor breath and even mood change (because you not sleeping well at night. Suggest consult a Healthtap doctor or your PCP. May need ENT referral. Take care and good luck. ...Read more

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3 days breathing uncomfortable when standing, mucus build up, sinus pressure, feeling of fullness in throat or chest like nausea, white mucus Dizzines

3 days breathing uncomfortable when standing, mucus build up, sinus pressure, feeling of fullness in throat or chest like nausea, white mucus Dizzines

Typical cold symptom: Your symptoms are compatible with typical cold virus, may have sore throat, runny nose, nasal & sinus congestion, may have fever for several days, mucous may be green/yellow & may last 10-14 days. If no contraindications, antihistamines with short acting decongestants work best, also Umcka coldcare series helpful and otc Ibuprofen or Naproxen or Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever or pain. See MD if gets worse ...Read more

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What is it? When feeling full even when haven't eaten? I feel like I have a a pile of food stuck in my throat.

Stomach issues: It looks like you've had some work up done (egd/colonoscopy), although, I am not sure of the outcome based on no info provided. You will need to discuss this with your gastoenterologist. But try to look for certain foods that can make you feel worse such as gluten containing foods, dairy, etc. Also, you may have irritable bowel especially if you're having diarrhea/constipation. Look 4 gall stones. ...Read more

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What can I do to address a feeling of fullness in the chest and neck / throat area?

What can I do to address a feeling of fullness in the chest and neck / throat area?

Chest pressure: I am concerned in a 44 year old that chest fullness that can also involve the neck can be coronary artery disease. This must be excluded first. If that is not the cause then look to the digestive and respiratory track and for structural causes with your physician. ...Read more

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Constant feeling in my throat Raspy voice . What are the causes of slightly hoarse voice ?Throat fullness ?

Constant feeling in my throat Raspy voice . What are the causes of slightly hoarse voice ?Throat fullness ?

R/O TONSILITIS: LATYNGITIS and recurrent sore throats can cause tonsillitis . You need to be examined and have a throat culture. If that is negative then blood work needs to be done to evaluate for other issues, especially H. pylori. It is the ulcer causing bacteria that can cause halitosis//Gerd as well as laryngitis.. Make sure to brush and floss teeth 3x/dy. Also use a specially designed tongue scraper ...Read more

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Cant eat properly, feel full after small amount. Bad bitter taste in morning, queasy stomache, block feeling in throat. What could it be?

Cant eat properly, feel full after small amount. Bad bitter taste in morning, queasy stomache, block feeling in throat. What could it be?

Could be reflux: If it's associated with sleep, then there's possibly a small amount of stomach contents going back into the throat due to gravity. Even a very small amount of reflux could give a strange taste in the mouth. Reflux can cause the blocked feeling in the throat. Stomach ulcers can cause you to feel full after eating a small amount. Make sure you get checked up by your doc for this! ...Read more