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There is a dry thick feeling in the back of my throat and loss of voice plenty of antibiotics but this has been going on for 2 months?

There is a dry thick feeling in the back of my throat and loss of voice plenty of antibiotics but this has been going on for 2 months?

Loss of voice: I can't say precisely what is the cause of your symptoms, but it seems not to be due to a bacterial infection. Best not to take any more antibiotics right now until you get a thorough evaluation. Consider seeing an ENT specialist. ...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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Dry unproductive cough. Sore throat. Thick feeling in the back of throat. Insomnia. Happened for a week. What could it be?

Dry unproductive cough. Sore throat. Thick feeling in the back of throat. Insomnia. Happened for a week. What could it be?

Virus: The symtoms you describe most likely are due to a viral respiratory infection. If this is the case, it will get better with time. ...Read more

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Not feeling good. Nasal congestion dry cough sore throat but why does my chest and upper back hirt?

Not feeling good.  Nasal congestion dry cough sore throat but why does my chest and upper back hirt?

Lung involvement: Sounds as if you have a respiratory infection of wither viral or bacterial origin. The latter would require antibiotics and evaluation form a health care provider. The lungs can get involved which could cause chest and back discomfort with inflammation that occurs. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Burning feeling in back of throat after drinking beer or eating spicy food?

Burning feeling in back of throat after drinking beer or eating spicy food?

Burning throat: Greetings. The burning may be due to reflux. If you suffer from heartburn or GERD, then tums or a medication like Zantac (ranitidine) may be of help. Pharyngitis coming from a virus could be the cause and Tylenol/Motrin could help. See your doctor for confirmation. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Head feels full with pressure and heaviness. Feels difficult to breathe. Odd feeling in back of throat where tonsils are, almost like it's constricted?

Head feels full with pressure and heaviness. Feels difficult to breathe. Odd feeling in back of throat where tonsils are, almost like it's constricted?

Head pressure: Symptoms like this suggest a respiratory (upper and lower) infection, pharyngitis ortonsillitis, and maybe bronchitis with spasm of the breathing tubes. You need to be examined and a course of treatment determined. ...Read more

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Bad headaches and cool/breezy feeling in back of throat or blood feeling sort of.if this helps, i sometimes get pulsating aches in left temporal area!

Bad headaches and cool/breezy feeling in back of throat or blood feeling sort of.if this helps, i sometimes get pulsating aches in left temporal area!

Temporal headaches: Any eye issues? Follow up with doctor/ urgent care could be temporal arteritis,versus migraine,aneurysms,carotid issues, ( do not know your age), infection like zoster/herpes/ lyme or just bad strep. Check it out today with doctor/urgent care. ...Read more

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Feeling of something in throat...25yrs old and a smoker....The feelings goes away and comes back. ?

Feeling of something in throat...25yrs old and a smoker....The feelings goes away and comes back.
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Get it seen: Even if it turns out to globus pharyngeus (as i suspect it will -- a sensation produced by the throat muscles playing tricks on you, often when life's a little extra touch), it's still very much worth having seen. ...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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What could lead to my dry heave feeling in my throat?

What could lead to my dry heave feeling in my throat?

Dry heave feeling: Dry heaves usually refers to nausea and vomiting. If you're feeling this in your throat, you may be getting a sour taste. I am hoping i understand your symptoms. I suspect that you are suffering with some reflux. Very often when we get reflux to the back of the throat, we get a sour taste, we clear our throats, we feel the sensation like something is stuck in our throats and hoarseness. ...Read more