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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 other wise we will be guessing good luck ...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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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