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Can't eat food anymore, anything more than one bite makes me feel a lump in my throat, scratchiness and like it's coming back up, what could this be?

Dysphagia: You're having difficulty transferring food from your mouth to your pharynx or from your pharynx to your esophagus. Another possibility is GERD and/or esophageal dysfunction. Sometimes a pouch or diverticulum in the throat is the problem. If symptoms persist see an otolaryngologist or a gastroenterologist for evaluation and further testing if needed. ...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 had several choking epis most at night and 1 ocured at day?I feel a lump in my throat and often must clear throat what are possible causes? I had tt

I had several choking epis most at night and 1 ocured at day?I feel a lump in my throat and often must clear throat what are possible causes? I had tt

Probable reflux: The most common cause of choking out of sleep is reflux. With reflux the upper esophageal sphincter can tighten causing a sensation of a lump (globus) and the throat clearing is from acid irritation or the throat not clearing saliva and other secretions. Suggest no food/drink 3-4 hrs before sleep, sleep with head > 30deg, and avoid alcohol, fats, caffeine. If not better then antacids and see md. ...Read more

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Why when i swallow sometimes i'll feel a lump in my throat that won't seem to go away with water?

Why when i swallow sometimes i'll feel a lump in my throat that won't seem to go away with water?

Throat lump: Lumps in the neck can sometimes be a variety of things, like normal salivary glands or lymph nodes. Other things such as congenital mass and cysts can also occur. You could also have something like a tumor. It is best to have it looked at to make sure you know what it is so you can get the right treatment, if you need it. ...Read more

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I have Hashimotos. For about a month, I've had trouble swallowing, a raspy voice and I feel a lump in my throat. Should I be worried about cancer?

I have Hashimotos. For about a month, I've had trouble swallowing, a raspy voice and I feel a lump in my throat. Should I be worried about cancer?

No. Cancer unlikely: see an endocrinologist who specializes in diseases of the thyroid. Hashimotos is an autoimmune disease where your own immune system attacks your thyroid. You need to have your thyroid hormone checked and a thyroid ultrasound. What you may be feeling could be from acute thyroiditis or a thyroid nodule. While most thyroid nodules are benign, it needs to be watched closely in younger patients. ...Read more

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Im a 37/f I feel I lump in my throat and im lossing my eyebrows. What could this be?

Im a 37/f I feel I lump in my throat and im lossing my eyebrows. What could this be?

Low thyroid: You are describing the classic symptoms of hypothyroidism. Other symptoms could be constipation, weight gain, dry skin, and fatigue. Autoimmune hypothyroidism, called hashimoto's thyroiditis, is common in women your age. See your doctor for appropriate testing. This is easily treated! ...Read more

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I am suffering from COPD and anxiety neurosis.Even if I am relaxed i still feel the lump in my throat due to anxiety neurosis.How to get rid of this?

I am suffering from COPD and anxiety neurosis.Even if I am relaxed i still feel the lump in my throat due to anxiety neurosis.How to get rid of this?

Orkney on anxiety: A gloobus sensation or "lump in the throat" is common in people who suffer from anxiety. Make sure it is well controlled. Another common cause of this is acid reflux, known as laryngopharyngeal reflux. You might want to get checked or this. ...Read more