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Crunching Noise In Throat When Swallowing
I have pain underneath my shoulder blade, neck pain, crunching in my jaw and popping in my ears when I swallow, are these related?
Some of them YES:
The shoulder area RHOMBOID muscles are enervated by nerves from the neck C 5& C6 - therefore your neck pain could be linked. An MRI may help to explain
Your jaw and ear plus swallowing could be involve but start solving the problem one step at a time
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Many possibilities.: It's not possible to say why your throat hurts when you swallow without more details or your history and an exam. There are many potential sources of odynophagia, or painful swallowing. See a doctor to have your throat examined. ...Read more
Dry Throat: Hello. Dry throat could be due to a side effect of medications, are you on any prescription or OTC medications? Allergy medications are commonly used during this time of year and can cause dryness. Another consideration is your fluid intake. If you aren't drinking enough water, our saliva and mucus from the nose is thicker and not as mobile hence a dry/painful feeling. Lab testing may be helpful. ...Read more
Probable Virus: More than likely you have a viral sore throat. It could have associated fever, a white covering on the tonsils and back of the throat, swollen lymph glands in the neck, under the jaw and you could even have a rash. Strep throat could do the same. If you have not ingested anything to cut or abrade the throat or back of throat, then viral would come to mind, though others could cause this. ...Read more
Ring: With luck it passed through the esophagus without becoming embedded or causing a perforation. Should have gone to ER and had x-rays, depending on symptoms and location, surgical procedure might be indicated. ...Read more
Would you know if you swallowed a needle? What would the signs be and how would you even be able to get it down your throat.
See below: I would go immediately to the emergency room!!! they could take an x-ray you need to get evaluated immediately!!!! good luck thank you ...Read more
I was eating tortilla chips and swallowed a sharp piece which has caused pain in my throat. What should I do to relieve the pain?
Chip chip: Such abrasions in your pharynx normally heal by themselves. They can be caused by a variety of foods that are hard. For temporary comfort you can use ice chips. If there is swelling then salt water gargle may be very helpful in reducing the swelling. It should improve in about 4 days. If not then please see your primary care doctor for better evaluation. ...Read more
Pain in throat when swallowing sometimes I feel it sometimes I don't it's very mild and feel it about once every month but wondered what it is?
Allergies v. viral: Depending upon where you live, you could be suffering from allergies, wherein the drainage causes irritation of your throat. Otherwise, you could have a viral infection that recurs periodically. Discuss with you PCP. ...Read more
Hello why I feel something small piece stuck in throat every time I eat it happened before happening again feels like u want to swallow it can't?
Globus Hystericus: Is the condition is what doctors commonly call “Globus, ” and patients call a “lump or foreign body in the throat." 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
Felt a pill go down the wrong pipe (the sensation was on the right side of my throat while trying to swallow, however), worried it might be lodged in?
Will dissolve: Even if a pill was lodged in the pharynx, it would soon dissolve and not cause any problems. I doubt it went down "the wrong pipe" meaning the airway, you would have had considerable coughing. ...Read more
Sometimes I have a weird sensation where it feels like my throat "forgets" how to swallow? After a few minutes it is normal again. Happening more now.
Please have your doctor refer you to an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor.
Everything is very likely to be controlled!
Hope all goes well! ...Read more
I think I swallowed stapler pin. Having some throat discomfort n it was cold I ate some ice so m guessing maybe it's d reason. What r d other symptoms?
Go see ENT: You need to go get your throat looked at by an ear nose and throat professional. Although there is a possibility that the pain will pass out in the stool, the fact that your throat is uncomfortable should be evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more
Feels as if something stuck in lower part of throat. I swallow, but sensation still there. No pain, seems to get worse throughout day. What could it b?
When I swallow I can feel something in my throats and I have had a pretty bad cough for the past two days and I put a flashlight to my tonsils and the?
Please have your primary doctor refer you to an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor.
Things will get better! ...Read more
Last night I awoke felt like my throat was being cut on one side and it made it so I could not swallow, so I coughed non stop still could not swallow?
Odynophagia: The medical term for painful swallowing - can have many causes including some related to irritation of the lining of throat or upper esophagus, or the muscles, or a nerve problem can cause pain on swallowing. There is a condition called glossopharyngeal neuralgia that is a nerve problem. See your doctor to discuss if you should be referred. Ent or neurologist. ...Read more
Yes: I would see either your primary or an ears nose and throat specialist. The ENT can look at your throat even deeper down to the vocal cords right there in the office. They can discuss options and what the determine the problem is. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or mild flu (antibiotics are not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is very painful (as in this case), recurrent, or doesn't go away in a day or two (to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges can decrease throat pain temporarily. ...Read more
I acidently swallowed the cover of a medicine! And I can feel it on my throat but I can eat breathroperly?
ER NOW: Can cause major problems of aspirated or injested. Please go now. ...Read more
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