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My adams apple feels swollen is that a symptom of soar throat?

My adams apple feels swollen is that a symptom of soar throat?

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

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Why does it feel like my adams apple is swollen?

Why does it feel like my adams apple is swollen?

Hard to say: You should see a doctor, but sounds like a possible thyroid issue. Less likely something involving the cartilage in that area. Get this checked out. ...Read more

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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

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

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What could it be if a males adams apple is sore and swollen?

What could it be if a males adams apple is sore and swollen?

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

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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?

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?

Throat clearing.: General possibilities include allergic rhinitis (with post-nasal drip) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (heartburn). Could also be something specifically pharyngeal. Regardless, the cause should be elucidated. An ENT doc could help us figure this out quite nicely. ...Read more

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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

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

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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.?

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

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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?

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?

Urgent care: Urgent care might be more practical since it is a weekend if you do not have one go to the ER or get a live consult with one of health tap doctor from your state, they can order antibiotics for you or any other medicine you might need ...Read more

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Had swollen glands near adams apple, night sweats not to bad started getting depressed/anxious lost appetite sweats got worse muscle aches chest tight?

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

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Bump above my adams apple. Can feel it when I look up. What could this be?

Bump above my adams apple. Can feel it when I look up. What could this be?

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

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How does the adams apple feel? Is it smooth or kinda rough feeling? Can you move it and can the shape vary?

How does the adams apple feel? Is it smooth or kinda rough feeling? Can you move it and can the shape vary?

Thyroid cartilage: Its also called the thyroid cartilage, and is the big, firm lump you can feel in the front of your neck. It has some ridges, and has a shelf like feel at the top with a small notch. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Does your adams apple feel like a bump in your neck?

Does your adams apple feel like a bump in your neck?

Yes: Mid line in the front of the neck and is more prominent in men. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Yes you can feel it.: Yes you can feel your Adam's Apple. It is in the front and middle of your neck. It is hard but not as hard as a bone. It is dense cartilage. ...Read more

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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?

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?

A good idea: Probably a good idea to see ur pediatrician. Could be a thyroglossal duct cyst, which need to be removed. Other possibilities include dermoid cyst, branchial cleft cyst, and lipoma among others. ...Read more

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17, lump above my adams apple? Girl. Just recently happened. Cant feel it, just a sensation

17, lump above my adams apple? Girl. Just recently happened. Cant feel it, just a sensation

Could be: A thryoglossal duct cyst. Get to an ENT for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Prominent adams apple, can I fix this?

Prominent adams apple, can I fix this?

Doubt it: This is the thyroid cartilage. You unfortunately have a normal structure which is prominent. I doubt that any surgeon would modify its size. Remember the vocal folds are located within this cartilage and any manipulation of this cartilage might damage your voice. ...Read more

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How to permanently lower down my adams apple?

How to permanently lower down my adams apple?

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

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Is there a way to make your Adams apple larger?

Is there a way to make your Adams apple larger?

Adams apple: Become a male if a woman or get older if you are a young male. You gave us very little information and most of use here are not Sherlock Holmes. ...Read more

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I'm curious what could happen if you push on your adams apple too hard?

I'm curious what could happen if you push on your adams apple too hard?

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

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I have this bumb underneath my adams apple do you know what it might be?

Probably TDC: A thyroglossal duct cyst would be in the midline, soft, non-tender, and rise and fall with swallowing. They can get infected and get larger and hurt, also. A thyroid nodule or an enlarged lymph node are also possible. See your ent! ...Read more