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Adams Apple Feels Swollen
Could be: Your neck can become tender during an upper respiratory infection. However, if the swelling is not going away or if you have trouble breathing or choking, you should see your doctor right away for an examination. It could be something more serious, especially if it isn't going away. ...Read more
For some time now I feel an enlarged/swollen area around my adams apple, what could it be? I haven't been sick lately but do have moderate asthma
Worrisome: Could be angioedema, uvulitis or a mass that you can't see. It needs to be evaluated by someone who can put a scope inside and look into your throat (ent). If they find nothing visible, next step is to request a ct scan of the soft tissue of the neck. If both are negative see an allergist for traditional treatment of possible angioedema. ...Read more
My husband has taken alinia 500mg for 2 days and he said that it feels as if his adams apple is swollen and hurts. Is this an allergic reaction?
GERD: Acid from the stomach comes up and irritates the back of the throat, causing pain, discomfort and swelling. See your PCP for definitive diagnosis, tests and treatment. ...Read more
Why does my throat feel sore externally around my adams apple, sort of swollen but I have no other syptoms? What can cause this
I have a pea sized bump that moves above my adams apple about an inch away from the center of my adams apple. I thought it maybe a swollen lymph node?
Normal swollen lymph nodes from a cold - However, I also have a swollen lump directly above adams apple to my right. Same size as lymphs. Any ideas??
Teritorial issue: It is related to interlinking of lymph nodes.....getting affected by disease process. ...Read more
Hello, I've had a swollen feeling in my throat down below my adams apple but actually in my throat, I have to clear my throat way more than normal, i?
Swollen bump under chin in front of neck near adams apple. Assuming it is a swollen submental lymph node and concerned also have had a headache today, and wonder what I should do about it
This: This may be suggestive of a thyroglossal duct cyst, particularly if there has been a history of fluctuating size, isolated midline or near midline structure, and elevates with swallowing. An ultrasound or ct scan of the neck is often helpful if this is suspected. A more thorough history and physical exam is always a good starting point. ...Read more
Since last 2 weeks I have, 1. Around 4 hard small (<1 cms) movable lumps on top of Adams Apple. 2. Swollen Gland below left jaw (possibly salivary gland) 3. No pain, but sometimes discomfort while gulping food.?
Lump in the neck: Hi there, multiple swollen glands could be due to infection. You could have had an infection two weeks back and now are feeling fine but still hav ethe lumps. Reason being is that post infection these lumps or glands may take some time to completely resolve to a size they're not noticeable. Please see your go for an evaluation ...Read more
Woke up with issue swollen throat around adams apple. Visible from mirror. Golf ball size. No pain. Slight abnorm feeling in throat. Hosp? Y/n?
My throat has been really sore/painful for about 7 days now, also right side of adams apple sore touch and hurts to turn neck and tounge swollen?
Recover from swollen neck nodes by adams apple better now although I have trouble sleeping night sweats now&then ache in lower back dull pain in chest?
See a doc: Night sweats are a serious symptom. You need to be re evaluated. ...Read more
Had swollen glands near adams apple, night sweats not to bad started getting depressed/anxious lost appetite sweats got worse muscle aches chest tight?
See physician: This sounds like an infection of some kind and you need to be seen by your physician for a physical examination and treatment as indicated. ...Read more
No insurance and need to see a doctor in palmdale lancaster area. Lump above adams apple cysts on jaw line, swollen lymphs, and throat sore to touch?
Some ideas: A thyroglossal duct cyst? Your hyoid bone? Any of a number of other possibilities. Show your physician on your next physical, or get it seen now if it's growing rapidly. ...Read more
How does the adams apple feel? Is it smooth or kinda rough feeling? Can you move it and can the shape vary?
Yes: Mid line in the front of the neck and is more prominent in men. ...Read more
Just wondering am I able to feel my adams apple and if so where is it located and would it feel kinda like like a bone if touched?
I am a 21 year old who has been smoking since I was 18, below my adams apple near my voicebox I feel something small and squishy, should I be worried?
Get it checked: Get it checked and try to stop smoking before it is too late ...Read more
Slight bump below adams apple. Slight pain also near adams apple usually left side when bending down?
Go see doctor: If you feel a lump and one that causes you some discomfort go see your factor for exam ...Read more
My two year old has a small knot right above his adams apple... we just noticed it and it does not seem to hurt him...should be see pedi?
Could be: A thryoglossal duct cyst. Get to an ENT for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I feel a small pea size movable lump a bit above my adams apple and it moves when I press it No other symptoms What could it be?
Lump on neck: It's probably a lymph node. Usually if they move easily, they are not worrisome. The lymph nodes in the neck are close to the skin surface and are easy to feel. Reasons to see a doctor would be if it keeps getting larger, if it gets red and tender, if you get night sweats or weight loss. If you smoke, stop! ...Read more
Not easy; surgery: I am not sure exactly what you're asking... Is it very prominent or actually too high in your neck? Either way there is no easy fix and surgery would be required, which would be unlikely to be covered by insurance as it's for cosmetic reasons. There is a way to trim the thyroid cartilage down to make it less prominent, but you will be left with a scar in the neck. Good luck; not easy to fix. ...Read more
Probably nothing but: Truly excessive force on the larynx (Adam's apple) can result in bruising or fracture of the laryngeal cartilage. This is usually from blunt force trauma. In severe cases, swelling or bleeding in the airway can result for which one should seek emergency treatment. With severe trauma laryngotracheal separation may occur where the voicebox disconnects from the windpipe resulting in asphyxiation. ...Read more