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Feels like a lump in my throat?

Feels like a lump in my throat?

Lump in throat: A lump in the throat, also called globus sensation, is the persistent sensation of having phlegm or some obstruction in the throat. It could be due to inflammation related to acid reflux, infection, an ulcer or a mass in the throat. But stress,  associated with anxiety or depression, can tighten up the muscles of the throat, causing this sensation. Should be checked by a doctor. ...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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I feel a small lump that hurts in the center of my neck right under my adam's apple, is it possibly a swollen lymph node?

I feel a small lump that hurts in the center of my neck right under my adam's apple, is it possibly a swollen lymph node?

Possibly: It is possibly a lymph node; alternatively, it could be a nodule on your thyroid, or even an abscess. If it is worrisome, you should see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and feels like a lump in neck My lymph nodes are swollen and hurt to the touch theres a large mass of bumps it hurts to swallow?

Acute Pharyngitis: it sounds like you may have an acute process going on. It is either by viral or bacterial.. it is hard hard for me to tell you which it is without being examined . however if you have school age children it could possibly be step. I highly recommend you go to urgent care for a quick strep test and if + you will be treated . if - , they will wait for culture results . ...Read more

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Today i suddenly felt a painful lump in throat sensation, especially painful when swallowing. i also have a slight ache in my ear when swallowing

Today i suddenly felt a painful lump in throat sensation, especially painful when swallowing. i also have a slight ache in my ear when swallowing

Depends: It can be signs and symptoms of an upper respiratory infection. When the throat is inflamed or fighting an infection, they can become swollen. You can experience pain when swallowing. Check if there are other symptoms associated like fever, malaise, ear discharge. I suggest supportive care like rest, chicken soup and NSAIDs. If sx worsen go to your Doctor. Good luck ...Read more

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I feel a lump in the back of my throat, can it be cancer?

I feel a lump in the back of my throat, can it be cancer?

Maybe, maybe not: A lump anywhere in the body can be cancer, so one has to be lucky in life. In the throat, an infection is more likely than a cancer. Mono is from the ebv virus, and can cause swollen glands (lymph nodes) and big tonsils. Strep throat can do the same thing, but strep throat needs antibiotics. Some other infections can cause big lymph nodes. This all means that a trip to the doctor would be wise. ...Read more

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Do I have a tumor in my throat/esophagus? I've had a feeling of a lump in my throat with pain/discomfort upon swallowing for a few weeks. The lump feels like it's stuck in the bottom of my throat and the pain radiates through the middle of my chest and i

See your doctor: If the pain has been there for a couple of weeks and not associated with cold, injury etc. I would start with your primary care doctor who will make appropriate referrals and examination, you may need a fiber optic scope through your nose for a look at the back of your throat. You may also get other work up like imaging, cardiac work up etc. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my throat I saw it today, and it's look like a lump. And also a strange feeling in my throat .what can I do?

I have a lump in my throat I saw it today, and it's look like a lump. And also a strange feeling in my throat .what can I do?

See a clinician: Limos in the throat may be serious, so,it is best to determine where it came from. A good exam of external and external throat area is needed, and maybe a swab as well. There is a lot of sexually transmitted oral disease which can lead to serious problems if. It treated, so it should be checked out. ...Read more

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That thing hanging in my throat is swollen and my throat hurts?

That thing hanging in my throat is swollen and my throat hurts?

See physician: Would recommend you see your doctor so he/she might be able to take a look. Could be a number of things that need to be checked out. ...Read more

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I am feeling a little bump in my throat, its in the upper right from my adams apple, It might be my lymph nodes that's swelling, should I worry?

I am feeling a little bump in my throat, its in the upper right from my adams apple, It might be my lymph nodes that's swelling, should I worry?

Small lymphnodes ok: if it is just a small mobile lymph node I wouldn't worry about it. they come and go whenever people get sick. as long as it doesn't continue to grow or hard and matted I wouldn't worry. ...Read more

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I have a sore on the tip of my tongue and I've had a fever, sweats . Feels like there is a lump in my throat. I also have pain in my ears?

I have a sore on the tip of my tongue and I've had a fever, sweats . Feels like there is a lump in my throat. I also have pain in my ears?

Sore, fever, sweat: it is hard hard to know for certain why these symptoms without more history and a physical exam, but an acute viral illness can present itself like that ...Read more