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Feeling of something stuck in throat? Polyp in maxillary sinus and thickening of septum and turbinates? Could these things cause feelin in throat?

Feeling of something stuck in throat? Polyp in maxillary sinus and thickening of septum and turbinates? Could these things cause feelin in throat?

Throat discomfort: You probably have a post nasal drip caused by your sinuses. The post nasal drip can cause discomfort in your throat. However, the polyp speaks for a long standing problem and you may havenasal allergies. Speak to your doctor for a referral to an allergist. ...Read more

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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Can an esophageal stricture be in the middle of your throat like where Adams apple is?

Can an esophageal stricture be in the middle of your throat like where Adams apple is?

Swallowing problems: Esophageal strictures can occur anywhere along the length of the esophagus. They can be caused by both benign or malignant conditions. If you experience difficulty swallowing solids and liquids, have weight loss then you should see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of candidiasis in your throat or esophagus?

What are the symptoms of candidiasis in your throat or esophagus?

Candidiasis of UGI: A previous question best sums up your answer: "i am having trouble eating & drinking--my throat & stomach burn even my tongue." ask your doctor to consider oral & esophageal thrush if you are medically compromised, using inhaled steroids, & have noticed the development of a cheesy coating in your mouth & throat. Treatment is simple but if question regarding esophageal involvement, endoscopy helps. ...Read more

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Can sore throat ,burning in esophagus and stomach when stomach is empty ,sign of h.pylori ?

Can sore throat ,burning in esophagus and stomach when stomach is empty ,sign of h.pylori ?

Anything's possible!: H.Pylori status is checked with the intention of treating the infection to eradication, when found. Some strains of h.Pylori may increase your risk of ulceration as well as of stomach cancer. Diagnostic options: serology (a positive test may not necessarily mean active infection), breath testing, stool testing for h.Pylori antigen, stomach biopsy or CLO testing. ...Read more

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Does gastroesophageal reflux causes pain in throat and tingling of the lips?

Does gastroesophageal reflux causes pain in throat and tingling of the lips?

Perhaps?: Gerd certainly can cause some pain in the throat. I am not sure about the symptoms of tingling of the lips. I do not see the association. In any event, these symptoms should be checked out and treated appropriately. One would probably need a look down the throat (egd) and perhaps a look at the whole throat area. Maybe even and ENT evaluation would be needed. Medications may help. Get checked! ...Read more

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Can reflux gastritis cause a ticklish feeling at the back of the throat?

Can reflux gastritis cause a ticklish feeling at the back of the throat?

LPR: Absolutely! larygopharyngeal reflux (lpr) typcially causes frequent throat clearing or cough, the sensation that something is stuck in the throat and a rough-quality to the voice. A tickle falls in line with the foreign body sensation, which we frequently call globus sensation. If you are having this, you should have someone look at you and make sure. Treatment is quite effective. ...Read more

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What controls the movement of the stomach and esophagus?

What controls the movement of the stomach and esophagus?

Coordinated muscles: Here's a video link: https://medlineplus.gov › Videos & Tools › Health Videos ...Read more

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Can ge reflux cause a feeling of swelling in the throat?

Can ge reflux cause a feeling of swelling in the throat?

Yes, GERD but ...: First, could 'swelling' in throat be an allergic reaction to something new in your environment (new food, med). Gerd symptoms are: sensation of a lump in the throat, hoarseness or sore throat, burning sensation in your chest (heartburn) spreading to the throat, sour taste in your mouth, difficulty swallowing (dysphagia), chronic dry cough , regurgitation of food or sour liquid (acid reflux). ...Read more

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Can Barrett's esophagus cause hoarseness and tightness in the ribs?

Can Barrett's esophagus cause hoarseness and tightness in the ribs?

Possibly related: Barrett's esophagus can result from long term reflux. If reflux is severe it can irritate the vocal cords and cause hoarseness. Reflux can also cause a lot of burning and chest discomfort that can feel like rib tightness. So it is really the reflux that may cause your symptoms, not actually the Barrett's. ...Read more

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What is the cancer of nose and throat?

What is the cancer of nose and throat?

Two separate areas: You might mean "what is cancer of head and neck" nose and throat maybe grouped together due to the specialist that most commonly diagnoses the patient with head and neck cancer, otolaryngologist or ENT (ear nose throat doctor). ...Read more

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What are the causes of chronic laryngitis and choking sensation in throat.?

Most likely reflux: Most likely cause is acid reflux even if there is no heartburn. Only 1/3 of people with reflux have heartburn. Consider avoiding caffeine, alcohol, acidic or spicy foods, smoking, eating less than 4 hrs before sleep, sleeping with the the head higher than the heart, and antacids. Could also be throat tumor so consider ENT evaluation if symptoms present longer then 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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What causes sounds at the top of the throat while swallowing saliva and food also?

Could be: It could be your eustation tubes opening and closing... Especially if it is a clicking type sound... That would be normal. Otherwise i would suggest seeing a physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cancer of the esophagus or stomach?

What are the symptoms of cancer of the esophagus or stomach?

Difficulty swallowin: Cardinal sign of esophagus cancer, weight loss. Associated with alcohol and smoking. Stomach cancer can begin as an ulcer, with heart burn, indigestion, belching, unusually vomiting blood, but slow ooze can lead to anemai, fatigue, weight loss. ...Read more

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Is the sensation of something stuck in your throat a symptom of acid reflux/GERD?

Is the sensation of something stuck in your throat a symptom of acid reflux/GERD?

It can be.: That sensation may be a manifestation of food actually having a tough time going through an irritated esophagus, or it may be what is called globus sensation. Globus sensation is the feeling of something in the throat when nothing is there. It may be related to reflux also. Frequently that sensation goes away with good control of acid reflux. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dilated esophagus and stomach?

What are the causes of dilated esophagus and stomach?

Bariatric Surgery?: The digestive tract could dilate before a point of narrowing or obstruction. If you still has the lap band that could explain that. Other possibilities could be genetic, viral infection, diabetes that could affect the nervous system in the gut. ...Read more

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What could cause food stuck in throat, sore throat after eating and heartburn. Cancer of esophagus? Is endoscopy only way to diagnose?

What could cause food stuck in throat, sore throat after eating and heartburn. Cancer of esophagus? Is endoscopy only way to diagnose?

Reflux esophagitis: Which can cause other changes including cancer. Endoscopy is the way to go. Do this soon. Best wishes for a satisfactory outcome. ...Read more

Esophagus (Definition)

This is the muscular structure built like a tube that connects your throat to the stomach though which food ...Read more


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