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Reflux for awhile.Constant feeling of something stuck in throat. Over past 2 days thing in throat has gotten so huge & uncomfortable I cant handle it?

Reflux for awhile.Constant feeling of something stuck in throat. Over past 2 days thing in throat has gotten so huge & uncomfortable I cant handle it?

Swallow ok?: Most important question is can you swallow without trouble? If not, then see your dr. sooner rather than later. This feeling can be due to reflux, constriction or even anxiety. The thyroid gland sits outside the throat, on the front part of the neck and I would want you to get examined to see that this is not enlarged too. ...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 post nasal drip cause constant feeling of something stuck in throat for 3 months? Goes away when i eat and for a min after brushing nack of tounge

Can post nasal drip cause constant feeling of something stuck in throat for 3 months? Goes away when i eat and for a min after brushing nack of tounge

Possible, see more: The feeling of "post nasal drip" associated with the feeling of something in the throat (often call "globus symptom") may be due to excessive mucous production such as with a cold or allergies however it is often that the mucous accumulates in the throat because it does not pass through the esophagus to your stomach smoothly. This is the case in patients with esophageal reflux due to esophageal spasm. Other reasons for swallowing disorder are strictures, tumor, achalasia, diverticulum, or altered anatomy. You may need to see doctor to evaluate this problem. ...Read more

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What would cause a constant feeling of something being stuck in your throat?

What would cause a constant feeling of something being stuck in your throat?

Reflux?: Many of my patients have this complaint. Acid reflux can come up to your throat and inflame the tissues of the voicebox(larynx) which are sensitive. This causes swelling and the sensation that something is always there. But other things as well, including cancer. If it persists i tell people to get into see an ENT to evaluate. ...Read more

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What would cause a constant feeling of something being stuck in your throat? It just stays at the back if my throat. It's scaring me.

What would cause a constant feeling of something being stuck in your throat? It just stays at the back if my throat.  It's scaring me.

Globus Pharyngis: I've heard it diagnosed as globus pharyngis or hystericus. It's a lump in the throat feeling w/o actual cause. It is usually anxiety, can be GERD or post-nasal drip. Here's a wonderful video that shows how to deal with it. Lovely British accent - helpful advise. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ys_fxSLIyzw Best wishes! ...Read more

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Constant feeling something is stuck in my throat. It does come and go and moves around. Nothing hurts, no trouble swallowing, etc. Just annoying ?

Constant feeling something is stuck in my throat. It does come and go and moves around. Nothing hurts, no trouble swallowing, etc. Just annoying  ?

Globus sensation: That is the medical term for what you are describing. Can be a very vexing problem. In some cases, it is due to occult reflux. Try some OTC Prilosec and see if if helps or not. If not, see your doctor to see if you should be referred to a specialist such as a Gastroenterologist or ENT. ...Read more

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Small knot in between chin and throat. Trouble breathing constant feeling of something stuck in top of my throat, hoarse and trouble swallowing?

Small knot in between chin and throat. Trouble breathing constant feeling of something stuck in top of my throat, hoarse  and trouble swallowing?

See doc....: Shortness of breath is a serious symptom and with difficulty swallowing, hoarseness, etc. Could be indicative of a problem in your upper airway. If the shortness of breath is worsening, go to the nearest er right away. See a doctor as soon as possible to get this diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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If you have oral cancer why do u get the feeling of something stuck in throat? Would it be constant?

If you have oral cancer why do u get the feeling of something stuck in throat? Would it be constant?

That feeling : Sometimes arises from the fact that the mouth is so dry. If that is a factor, consider using an oral system like biotene (available everywhere) to help. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What could raises bumps on the back or the throat be? They are not white. Constant feeling of something being in the throat!

What could raises bumps on the back or the throat be? They are not white. Constant feeling of something being in the throat!

It could be normal: It could be normal anatomical tissue called vallate papillae. But consult your doctor as it will be difficult to diagnose without exam. ...Read more

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What would cause a constant feeling of something in my throat? I can feel it moving and eating solid foods makes it worse.

See ENT: The sensation of feeling like something stuck in the throat is concerning, because it could be a serious problem. You should see ENT for the swallowing tests, endoscopy, and ENT evaluation. Do not procrastinate, get a referral ASAP. ...Read more

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I've been choking easily ,difficulty swallowing,constant headaches , feeling like if there is something stuck in throat.

 I've been choking easily ,difficulty swallowing,constant headaches , feeling like if there is something stuck in throat.

Esophageal disorder: Your symptoms could be related to esophageal function versus a scarring or narrowing of the esophagus, and deserve further workup. How they tie into a headache is unclear. If your problem is actually swallowing then it could be neurologic. If it's that food gets stuck on the way down it's more likely the esophagus and you should see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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That feeling like you have phlegm stuck in your throat constantly?

That feeling like you have phlegm stuck in your throat constantly?

Phlegm that is stuck: A "tickle" cough can be a sign of post nasal drainage. Mucous specific syrups or tablets are readily available. Decongestant medicines can help if the phlegm build up is related to sinus drainage. Also consider trying to sleep with an elevated head or with a bedside humidifier. All the best! ...Read more

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Constantly feels like i have a thin waxy film in my mouth and a feeling of something in my throat! Cause?

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Constantly feels like i have a thin waxy film in my mouth and a feeling of something in my throat! Cause?

Anxiety: symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiological changes include nausea, sob, insomnia, dry mouth, aphasia, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can adjust your medication. ...Read more

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Constantly have phlegm in my throat since june 2015. Im always clearing my throat. My throat feels like a tight collsr around it, lump feeling.

Constantly have phlegm in my throat since june 2015. Im always clearing my throat.  My throat feels like a tight collsr around it, lump feeling.

Allergy/Allergies...: 23 y/o Female says Constantly have phlegm in my throat since June 2015. I'm always clearing my throat. My throat feels like a tight collar around it, lump feeling. Sounds like Allergy/Allergies to environment, food, drink ... This could progress; best to see PCP or Allergist and identify cause/causes to prevent more serious results ...Read more

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What can cause throat clearing and constant mucus feeling in throat?

What can cause throat clearing and constant mucus feeling in throat?

Stuff going up/down: Upper respiratory issues (sinusitis, allergies) causing mucus drainage down the throat or acid reflux up the throat can commonly result in those symptoms. Acid reflux or "silent reflux" commonly causes throat clearing, sensation of something stuck in throat, voice changes, post-nasal drip or phlegm in throat, and cough. Stay hydrated and see your doc! ...Read more

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Constant belching when drinking liquid and a feeling of liquid in throat what could it be ?

Constant belching when drinking liquid and a feeling of liquid in throat what could it be ?

GERD Acid Reflux: This is called waterbrash . Sign of peptic ulcer disease. Anti reflux measures and medicines like Omeprazole or famous fine for 6-8 weeks will settle it down ...Read more

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There's this tickling feeling in the back of my throat and i constantly cough! how to cure this?

There's this tickling feeling in the back of my throat and i constantly cough! how to cure this?

Antihistamines: The most common reason for having a throat tickle is allergy. You may or may not have runny/itchy eyes & nose with sneezing; but it is worth a try. Daily, non-sedating claritin, (loratadine) zyrtec, or Allegra should do the trick. This may be a seasonal thing, or may be year round. If it is more of a constant thing, then switch your daily antihistamine every 2-3 months to maintain the effect. ...Read more