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Feels like lump in throat when swallowing saliva or food. No pain nausea fever Had some ear aches severl months but not now On low cal diet what is it?

Feels like lump in throat when swallowing saliva or food. No pain nausea fever Had some ear aches severl months but not now On low cal diet what is it?

Globus: Some people complain about this sort of sensation, may need to have a ENT specialist take a look at you or your primary care. ...Read more

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A lump in my throat that makes it hurt to swallow, should I be concerned?

A lump in my throat that makes it hurt to swallow, should I be concerned?

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

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Lump on left side of throat — pronounced when swallowing. What could this be?

Lump on left side of throat — pronounced when swallowing. What could this be?

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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Hi, I have got a baby 9months old, he has a lump on the right side of the throat, whenever he swallow his food has difficulty. Is there any problem?..

Hi, I have got a baby 9months old, he has a lump on the right side of the throat, whenever he swallow his food has difficulty. Is there any problem?..

If there's a lump: Inside his mouth/throat and he is having difficulty swallowing, please see his doctor. The two issues may not be related, but it would be difficult to say without seeing him and his throat. Until you see his doctor, consider having him eat soft foods, to lessen the chance of choking. ...Read more

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More than 15yrs ago as a teen, I used to have a heavy feeling in my throat, like I have swallowed a big lump of food n go down. Now its back.What's it?

More than 15yrs ago as a teen, I used to have a heavy feeling in my throat, like I have swallowed a big lump of food n go down. Now its back.What's it?

Not sure: I'm not sure I know what your problem was and is, but one possibility is enlargement of your thyroid gland. An ultrasound of your neck could check this. If this doesn't show anything, then a look down your throat with a camera scope may be in order. ...Read more

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Lump in my throat only when waking up at night? Otherwise, I eat fine, swallow fine.

Lump in my throat only when waking up at night? Otherwise, I eat fine, swallow fine.

Thick mucus in throa: You may be mouth breathing and/or have post nasal drip. Both can lead to drying of mucus as it moves from the back of the nose to the throat, causing it to thicken and "stick" to the back of the throat. This leads to the sensation of a lump in the throat which can wake you up with the urge to cough and clear your throat.
Stay hydrated, make sure you don't snore, try saline gargles. See your doc. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like I have a lump down my throat and having a hard time swallowing food?

Why do I feel like I have a lump down my throat and having a hard time swallowing food?

Dysphasia: Or difficulties swallowing should be investigated promptly. Please keep track of the type of the food that is causing more trouble, specifically solids/liquids, and if symptoms are progressive or not. Usual work up includes a Barium swallow and an upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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For 3 weeks now I have had a feeling that my throat is thick like there is a lump when I swallow ?

For 3 weeks now I have had a feeling that my throat is thick like there is a lump when I swallow ?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor as the symptoms have persisted long enough.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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I have this lump like feeling in my throat, its makes it hard for me to swallow foods or drinks. What can I do to help this?

Get examined: This can range from enlarged tonsils, adenoids, throat infection, growth or tumor-please get examined, preferably by an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Almost 2 weeks now when I swallow I have this lump feeling on the right side of my throat. It only hurts when I swallow. 24 yr old female!

Almost 2 weeks now when I swallow I have this lump feeling on the right side of my throat. It only hurts when I swallow. 24 yr old female!

Odynophagia: Odynophagia is pain with swallowing. I would suggest having your throat examined. Your symptoms may be from enlarged tonsils or a mass in the back of your throat that may need to be removed. Best to have someone visually inspect your throat to determine the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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My brother hasent been feeling well. He says that it feels like a lump in his throat and that it takes a long time to swallow. What could it be?

My brother hasent been feeling well. He says that it feels like a lump in his throat and that it takes a long time to swallow. What could it be?

See a doctor: It could be a number of things but the most fear is a mass affecting his swallowing. He needs to see his physician to get this evaluated. He might need imaging and possibly referral to an ENT if needed. ...Read more

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For the last 5 days i have felt like i have a lump in my throat its constant throughout the day, as can really feel it there when swallowing.?

For the last 5 days i have felt like i have a lump in my throat its constant throughout the day, as can really feel it there when swallowing.?

Globus: There is condition called globus which you may have. http://www.sw.org/misc/health/Globus%20Syndrome.html
To make sure you don't have more than globus, see an ENT doc for examination. ...Read more

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One lump in the middle and base of neck/throat area. Very worried. No pain. Sometimes feels harder to swallow. I posted a picture of this as well.?

One lump in the middle and base of neck/throat area. Very worried. No pain. Sometimes feels harder to swallow. I posted a picture of this as well.?

Unknown: Kaitlyn, this could be a thyroglossal duct cyst or a thyroid nodule. Could you do a Virtual consult with me and provide me a good photograph of the lump? Dr. Jones ...Read more

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I have had what feels like a lump in the back of my throat, makes me feel nashious for two weeks now. I can't swallow it. Is it serious or nuisance?

Try antihistamine: Can be a common symptom after URI or allergic-type pharyngitis with swollen mucosa. Try otc fexofenidine once daily for a few days and if you do, stop smoking. Should clear within a few days but if not see your doctor. ...Read more

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Suddenly had some discomfort in left side of throat, gradually became extremely painful to swallow in matter of hours. Feels like a lump. Not a cold.

Suddenly had some discomfort in left side of throat, gradually became extremely painful to swallow in matter of hours. Feels like a lump. Not a cold.

Possible Infection: Any sudden pain should be evaluated by your PCP. Infection of the tonsils is a possibility this would cause increase pain especially with swallowing. You may even have enlarged lymph nodes with an infection in your throat. It is best to have a health professional take a look at the back of your throat. ...Read more

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Please help! I'm having pain when swallowing, lump in throat?

Please help! I'm having pain when swallowing, lump in throat?

Yes it can be reflux: Gastroesophageal reflux is a common cause of feeling a swelling in the throat and trouble swallowing. Often it is accompanied by hoarseness, especially after eating. You might also notice nausea, belching, more pain after eating, or heartburn. I suggest trying ranitidine or famotidine. Avoid caffeine, tobacco, alcohol, and large meals, as well as not eating right before bed. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain when swallowing along with a lump in my throat?

What can I do for this pain when swallowing along with a lump in my throat?

Throat Pain: Schedule an appointment with your physician for an examination. Pain when swallowing along with a lump in your throat can be elicited by many things, including strep throat, inflamed tonsils, gastric reflux and several other concerns. Your doctor will best be able to diagnose your symptoms and provide the appropriate treatment. Today, take Aspirin (if you are able to) to relieve the discomfort! ...Read more

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For about two months I have had a swollen lump in the right side of my throat that hurts when I swallow?

For about two months I have had a swollen lump in the right side of my throat that hurts when I swallow?

Time to see doctor: There are numerous possible causes. You should see your family doctor for an initial examination. He or she would then refer you to an ENT specialist if the cause of your symptoms isn't readily found. ...Read more

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I have a hard white lump at the back of my throat on the right side witch is causing pain when swallowing?

I have a hard white lump at the back of my throat on the right side witch is causing pain when swallowing?

See doctor: Please see your doctor for an examination and a possible biopsy. While it may be benign, it could also be quite serious. ...Read more

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During a swallow study a "mass" was found in my 1yr olds throat. Doc appointment monday. What are some possible causes?

During a swallow study a "mass" was found in my 1yr olds throat. Doc appointment monday. What are some possible causes?

Foreign body: I think foreign body is certainly a possibility in a one-year-old. In other words, they may have swallowed something that shouldn't be there. Other than that, it would be best to let a physician get a good history of what the problem has been which prompted the swallowing study in the first place and you will be able to go from there. ...Read more

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For the past 3 years I get a lump on the right side of my throat when I swallow food. It is not painful but I feel uncomfortable.

For the past 3 years I get a lump on the right side of my throat when I swallow food. It is not painful but I feel uncomfortable.

Get a barium swallow: The lump can be from many things, such as an out pouching of the larynx or pharynx or a mass. Get a modified barium swallow to evaluate the problem ...Read more

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I feel like there is a lump in my throat making it difficult for me to swallow I think it may be my glands! How can I treat this?

I feel like there is a lump in my throat making it difficult for me to swallow I think it may be my glands! How can I treat this?

See a doctor: See a doctor and find out what is causing this. It may be an infection, or a virus. If it does not feel better in a few days you ned to find out what is causing this pain. ...Read more

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Woke up with a painful lump in my throat it's in the right side its annoying can't get back over to sleep with it and can't swallow?

Woke up with a painful lump in my throat it's in the right side its annoying can't get back over to sleep with it and can't swallow?

Throat pain: This is likely from post nasal drip. You probably sleep on the right side and the nose has been draining all niight long. I would try some sudafed and or flonase and see how it does today. You can try some alka selser this evening it has an anticholinergic that will help with the post nasal drip tonight. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more