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Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Everytime I swallow something it feels like my throat is being cut what is it?

Everytime I swallow something it feels like my throat is being cut what is it?

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

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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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It feels like something is stuck in my throat everytime i swallow and its been a while since i got my tonsils out, what could this be?

It feels like something is stuck in my throat everytime i swallow and its been a while since i got my tonsils out, what could this be?

Globus feeling: Hello, the sensation that you may be feeling could be coming from a condition called globus pharyngitis. This is usually caused by a reflux of juices from your stomach up through your esophagus into the area around your vocal cords. This irritation occurs over a long time. See your ENT doctor where he/she will perform an endoscopy to confirm the cause of your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Grin
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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 ?

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

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Dr. Sathish Adigopula
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I have pain in my throat and its very red and hurts daily every time i swallow or eat something, it also feels like a piece of food is stuck there ?

.: It could be herpangina, viral inflammation in throat. Check if your physician to rule out strep throat too. It might need antibiotics if you have strep. Otherwise symptomatic treatment to help with pain including mouthwash. ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Every time when i swallow it feels like i'm swallowing something down my throat please tell what can this be?

Every time when i swallow it feels like i'm swallowing something down my throat please tell what can this be?

Swallowing: When you swallow, you're swallowing saliva at least. If your throat is swollen from viral or bacterial infection, or if your thyroid is enlarged from nodules or other reasons, you may feel discomfort or fullness when swallowing. To know what's going on with you, it's best to let your own doctor examine you. Be well, . ...Read more

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Dr. Marc Hirsch
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I had a soar throat for a week now. It did go away but now there is a feeling like something is stuck in my throat.Everytime i swallow ?

I had a soar throat for  a week now. It did go away but now there is a feeling like something is stuck in my throat.Everytime i swallow ?

Exam: It could be a foreign body sensation from irritation or something more. Have a doctor take a look. You might need someone who can look down behind your tongue, like an ENT (ears, nose & throat) doctor who has a flexible scope, or a mirror to look down there. As long as you're breathing ok you can wait a few days, but, if it's really annoying have it checked. ...Read more

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