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Doctor insights on: Clicking And Rubbing Sensation In My Throat When Swallowing

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Clicking and rubbing sensation in my throat when swallowing?

Clicking and rubbing sensation in my throat when swallowing?

That is normal: The voice box rises up and down during swallowing and its cartilage back wall can rub against the front wall of the cervical vertebrae making a clicking noise in some people. ...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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I've had a burning sensation in my throat and neck for sometime now. It doesn't hurt to swollow but there is a sort of click when I do.

I've had a burning sensation in my throat and neck for sometime now.  It doesn't hurt to swollow but there is a sort of click when I do.

See a doctor: It is better to be examined by a doctor so they can assure you after careful inspection of your throat otherwise we will be guessing good luck ...Read more

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I keep swallowing my saliva every night as it keep building up, causing me to breathe rather fast than calmly and my throats makes a clicking noise.?

I keep swallowing my saliva every night as it keep building up, causing me to breathe rather fast than calmly and my throats makes a clicking noise.?

Allergy/reflux: Get checked by pmd. Allergy can cause your symptoms so also reflux. You can have anatomical variation causing it as well. ...Read more

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What makes your throat click and pop a lot when you swallow saliva?

What makes your throat click and pop a lot when you swallow saliva?

Normal functions: When you swallow, you often hear a click in your ears because the eustachian tube opens and allows air from your upper throat into the middle ear to equalize pressure. Often, there is some clicking of the larynx or voice box as it rises in your throat with a swallow. It is all normal mechanics of swallowing and most of the time people don't notice it unless they focus on it. ...Read more

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What is the most likely reason for clicking in my throat when I swallow?

What is the most likely reason for clicking in my throat when I swallow?

Ear clicks: The most likely reason for clicks when you swallow is the opening and closing of the eustachian tubes. They go from the back of your throat to your ears. When you swallow or yawn, you open the tubes and equalize the pressure to your ears. Sometimes ear or throat infections can make this worse. It would be good to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi when I swallow there is a popping/clicking noise in my throat what is this?

Hi when I swallow there is a popping/clicking noise in my throat what is this?

Eustachian tube pop: Too little data, it may be your ear tubes (eustachian tubes) opening and closing due to your palatal muscle action during swallowing (most common) ...Read more

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Can taking antibiotic stop the clicking sounds coming out of my throat whenever I swallow? This has been happening for 3-4 months.

Not enough info: Have you been prescribed one for a specific problem? Antibiotics aren't cure alls don't take unless there is a clear reason in this case ask your doctor. ...Read more

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For almost a yr now my throat makes a clicking noise when I swallow with our without food/water. I don't smoke and same diet. No pain or lump. Thanks?

For almost a yr now my throat makes a clicking noise when I swallow with our without food/water. I don't smoke and same diet. No pain or lump. Thanks?

Thyroid Cartilage: Interference with thyroid cartilage.
See ENT surgeon for assessment.
http://ucdvoice.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Clicking-in-the-throat.pdf ...Read more

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I was put in a head lock and my throat was squeezed really hard and now there is a clicking noise when I swallow saliva but it doesn't hurt , damage?

Clicking and swallow: There should be a clicking sound when swallowing — the opening and closing of eustachian tube openings. If you are not having any fever, neck swelling, or difficulty breathing — give it a few more days to allow any swelling to subside. Any of these symptoms, seek medical care right away. ...Read more

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Clicking sound in throat when drinking water. This sound also comes when swallowing mucus formed in throat. Please suggest something?

Clicking sound in throat when drinking water. This sound also comes when swallowing mucus formed in throat. Please suggest something?

Clicking normal: There are a number of muscles in the throat that contract when you swallow. As they contract, clicking noises can occur. This is normal and of no concern. ...Read more

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Every day occasional clicking in the mid-throat region when swallowing (no dysphagia) w/ mild throat tightness is due most likely to what?

Every day occasional clicking in the mid-throat region when swallowing (no dysphagia) w/ mild throat tightness is due most likely to what?

Possible inflammatio: The clicking may be secondary to the hyoid or thyroid cartlidge e and a mild inflammation but due to the history of smoking a thorough exam with scope and or x-rays is indicated ...Read more

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I have a clicking feeling/sound when swallowing to the right of my hyoid bone when it reaches the top of the throat when swallowing. Healthy 25 yo?

I have a clicking feeling/sound when swallowing to the right of my hyoid bone when it reaches the top of the throat when swallowing. Healthy 25 yo?

Well: Was there any injury to your throat or Nick?. This is probably harmless if there's no pain and no injury.for specific diagnosis and treatment see an ear nose and throat doctor ...Read more

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Why do I have a tight throat/clicking sound when swallowing saliva?

Globus pharyngis: Is the condition is what doctors commonly call “Globus, ” and patients call a “lump or foreign body in the throat and clicking noise." The patient is suffering a lot of discomfort and there is no need for the condition to persist as it can often be treated successfully. A first step in diagnosis and treatment is to see your PCP. ...Read more