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Hi. I have a lump in my throat. It moves from below my jaw and goes to my neck. It looks like an adam's apple but I'm a female. It pains and itch.

Hi. I have a lump in my throat. It moves from below my jaw and goes to my neck. It looks like an adam's apple but I'm a female. It pains and itch.

Have it checked out.: Any type of lump that does not feel normal and hurts needs to get checked out by a physician.
This could be anything from an infection to possibly a tumor which needs attention early on. ...Read more

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Rough popping feeling with pain inside of throat on left side near Adam's apple when swallowing/coughing. (Female, 17)?

Rough popping feeling with pain inside of throat on left side near Adam's apple when swallowing/coughing. (Female, 17)?

Now, that's annoying: Since that feeling is near your Adam's apple (or in your case, your Eve's apple) it's probably not coming from your ear on that side. But it could be a cartilage near your apple. Best to have it examined by your regular doctor. Be sure to tell him/her if you have ever had trauma to that area. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is an adam's apple feel like?

Can you tell me what is an adam's apple feel like?

See below: When you run a finger down the midline of your throat, you will feel a bump or protrusion (may be slight) almost halfway down. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have an adam's apple or is it just forming?

How do I know if I have an adam's apple or is it just forming?

Normal: The "adam's apple" is a protrusion of the thyroid cartilage and is normal. It is more prominent in men than in women. ...Read more

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Can a girl have an Adam's apple?

Can a girl have an Adam's apple?

They do!: The "Adam's Apple" is actually a term for a structure in the larynx, which is anatomically present in both sexes. During puberty, the structure becomes more prominent in men and is more noticeable. Anatomic variances can also produce an Adam's Apple which is more prominent than usual in women. ...Read more

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Under my adam's apple kind of hurts and it feels like something is stuck. I'm a girl so I don't have an adam's apple. What could it be?

Under my adam's apple kind of hurts and it feels like something is stuck. I'm a girl so I don't have an adam's apple. What could it be?

Hyoid pain?: Under your adam's apple is a bone (and surrounding tissue) that can sometimes get twisted or pulled out of place and be tender. The thyroid gland is also in that area, and can hurt when inflamed. Things aren't supposed to hurt or feel stuck...But there are several different possibilities. A visit to your doctor who can evaluate you more closely would be a very good idea. ...Read more

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Is there an adam's apple implant or other ways to grow adam's apple? I don't mean the voice change, I want it's shape only.

Yes: Yes, there is a procedure that can give you the look of an Adams's apple. Talk to your plastic surgeon about the different techniques that might be used, hope that helps! ...Read more

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What is in adam's apple?

What is in adam's apple?

In the neck: Some people have prominent laryngx in the neck and that is called adam's apple. Nothing to do with food. It is benign finding. ...Read more

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Why does my adam's apple hurt?

Why does my adam's apple hurt?

Maybe...: There are so many possible reasons, here's a memory trick: vascular, infection, nervous system, degenerative disease, inflammatory disease, congenital disease, autoimmune diseases, trauma, endocrine. (v.I.N.D.I.C.A.T.E.). Most likely possibly is a cold. ...Read more

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I have pain right of my Adam's apple?

I have pain right of my Adam's apple?

Lymph node?: May cause pain and swelling adjacent to adams apple but could also be a thyroid or neck muscle problem or a number of other conditions. A doctor examination should help here and if unclear then tests can be run (bloods, scans etc) ...Read more

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Is there pain when adam's apple grows?

Probably not: While everyone is unique, it is unlikely to have pain when the adam apple grows. See a primary care doctor and they might be able to help you come up with a reason your adam's apple hurts. ...Read more

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What should I do to lose my adam's apple??

What should I do to lose my adam's apple??

There is nothing...: Specifically that you can do to loose your 'Adam's Apple.' The Adam's Apple is the thyroid cartiledge and it comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. The only way that it could be possiblly changed is with drastic reconstructive surgery. ...Read more

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I have pain near adam's apple. Please help?

I have pain near adam's apple. Please help?

Not enough info.: A thorough history, examination and possibly laboratory assessment would be needed to provide you with an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Take care. ...Read more

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What are the causes of big adam's apple and how to solve this issue?

What are the causes of big adam's apple and how to solve this issue?

Genetics: An adam's apple is the front part of the voice box and is a part of your body that is genetically determined and can be surgically altered, most commonly for sex change operations. Very thin individuals may have a prominence of their adam's apple due to lack of surrounding tissues. ...Read more

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How to grow adam's apple faster? Because I'm 24 now and I don't have any of them.

How to grow adam's apple faster? Because I'm 24 now and I don't have any of them.

Adam's Apple.: Adam's apple is nothing more than the voice box whose growth is related to changes that occur at puberty through testosterone.

As long as other secondary changes of puberty have occurred (I assume they have since you did not mention them, but did mention the voice box.) then there is nothing else you can or should do. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your adam's apple to not be centered? Just noticed mines a bit to the left. Why would this be?

Generally midline: Most of the time the adam's apple (a part of your voicebox) should be in the midline and not off to one side. I would get checked out to make sure there isn't something pushing the voicebox off to one side. It is possible yours is just a bit more prominent on one side but I think it's better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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