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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Lump In Throat (Definition)

This is a general term describing a symptom, not a disease/disorder. The medical description is globus sensation. It can occur by simply crying (temporary), but if persistent, can indicate something more concerning like esophageal reflux, muscle spasm, iron deficiency, ...Read more


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What can cause a lump in throat feeling? It's making me nauseous. I keep trying to burp it away, but it comes right back. Stress? Indigestion?

What can cause a lump in throat feeling? It's making me nauseous. I keep trying to burp it away, but it comes right back. Stress? Indigestion?

Globus sensation: This is a common sensation that is poorly understood. It's not dangerous, and may be related to stress. It is often seen in people with reflux disease. See you primary care if it is bothersome enough, or persistent. Ask if a referral to a GI specialist is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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1.Head tightness in the side or back 2.Lump in throat feeling sometime 3.One nostril clogged alternative no heartburn could it be gastro problem!

Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, teeth grinding, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems among other things. See a doctor to get checked out so you can get som ehelp for your headaches. ...Read more

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Went to the ER for back/chest discomfort/dizzy/lump in throat. Dr said EKG looked great. Prescribed Xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety. Still having pain. Still worry?

Went to the ER for back/chest discomfort/dizzy/lump in throat. Dr said EKG looked great. Prescribed Xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety. Still having pain. Still worry?

If heart is: Healthy would encourage you to see your primary care doctor for a more thorough assessment to check for any other medical causes of these symptoms. If that workup is also negative, would encourage you to see a psychiatrist or psychologist for help with your anxiety. ...Read more

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Hiya, I'm so nervous. Bumpiness at back of throat Dull ear and neck ache on right side Feeling of something stuck/lump in throat Pain in sternum, ma?

Hiya, I'm so nervous. Bumpiness at back of throat Dull ear and neck ache on right side Feeling of something stuck/lump in throat Pain in sternum, ma?

Throat: A great number of patients present to the ENT with bumpiness of the back of the throat. This photograph shows some bumpiness that is associated with lymphoid tissue in the back of the throat. This type of finding can be associated with irritation from post nasal drip or allergies. It can also be associated with viral illness and if persistent should see an ENT or PCP. ...Read more

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Feels like acid is sitting in the back of throat for 3 days. Sour taste in mouth, throat is sore & lump in throat when I swallow. Antacids didn't work?

Feels like acid is sitting in the back of throat for 3 days. Sour taste in mouth, throat is sore & lump in throat when I swallow. Antacids didn't work?

Sounds like: GERD symptoms. You can try OTC meds such as Prilosec or Nexium (esomeprazole) (PPI class of drugs). If this does not work or if it recurs even after working for a short time, you should consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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What do I do about a lump in my neck and back pain?

Get an exam: A thorough history and exam is key with diagnostic imaging and possible biopsy to establish a definitive diagnosis as indicated. ...Read more

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Have a lump in my neck supra cavicular don't hurt and is kind of jelly feeling but it's getting bigger should I worry I'm having back pain headache?

Have a lump in my neck supra cavicular don't hurt and is kind of jelly feeling but it's getting bigger should I worry I'm having back pain headache?

This is concerning.: Lymph nodes in the supraclavicular area and usually too small to feel. Since you have one that is not only large enough to feel, but getting bigger, you definitely need to be checked out. There are a few trivial causes of enlarged supraclavicular nodes, but there are also some serious ones. ...Read more

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I have neck pain and 2 lumps on my neck could it be thyroid cancer? Also back pain and cough since october and done light nausea

I have neck pain and 2 lumps on my neck could it be thyroid cancer? Also back pain and cough since october and done light nausea

Possible: You need to consult a physician. These issues may or may not be related. The neck lumps could simply be enlarged lymph nodes due to infection of the lungs (explaining the cough) or something more serious. ...Read more

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Painless lumps on the right side of my neck, had no infection. Also fatigue, all over skin itching, chills, lower back pain, loss of appetite, nausea

Painless lumps on the right side of my neck, had no infection. Also fatigue, all over skin itching, chills, lower back pain, loss of appetite, nausea

Get going: You need a medical examination immediately. Not all infections are easy to find. If you have had injections or been exposed to needles, tell your physician everything. ...Read more

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Fatigue, 2 lumps on neck one by thyroid and 1 behind ear, nausea, back pain, feel like puking after eating and stabbing pain by stomach what could be?

Fatigue, 2 lumps on neck one by thyroid and 1 behind ear, nausea, back pain, feel like puking after eating and stabbing pain by stomach what could be?

See your doctor: It could be many things ranging from benign to dangerous causes: viral/bacterial infection, hyperthyroidism, tumor, cancer...Any lumps that don't go away need to be investigated to rule out possible cancerous process. Please see your doctor to investigate these signs and symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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Fatigue, 2 lumps on neck one by thyroid and 1 behind ear, nausea, back pain, feel like puking after eating and stabbing pain by stomach what could it be?

Fatigue, 2 lumps on neck one by thyroid and 1 behind ear, nausea, back pain, feel like puking after eating and stabbing pain by stomach what could it be?

Neck lumps: The lump behind your ear is almost definitely a lymph node. The lump by the thyroid could also be a lymph node. I suspect an infectious rather than a thyroid source of your symptoms. A physical exam will help. ...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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more