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4 hrs sleep per night for 6 nights, feeling like something is stuck in back of throat and trouble breathing. What's wrong with me?

4 hrs sleep per night for 6 nights, feeling like something is stuck in back of throat and trouble breathing. What's wrong with me?

Mucus?: Do you have mucus in your throat? Or do you just feel a lump in your throat? Does it awaken you or you cannot go to sleep because of it? Many questions because there are different answers to your symptoms, you really should see your doctor about this if it is affecting your sleep that much! ...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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I have the feeling of something stuck in the right side of the back of my mouth/throat/tonsil area. It feels like popcorn. What can it be?

I have the feeling of something stuck in the right side of the back of my mouth/throat/tonsil area. It feels like popcorn. What can it be?

Feels like popcorn: May be small particle of food caught in tissue folds. May. R a scratch from food debris. If it bothers you see your HP or Urgent Care, especially if it doesn't resolve in a day or two. ...Read more

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What can cause feeling of something stuck in throat goes away for a min when I brush the back of my tounge or eat? Clean CT scan been this way 3 month

What can cause feeling of something stuck in throat goes away for a min when I brush the back of my tounge or eat? Clean CT scan been this way 3 month

Many possibilities: That symptom is very common and could be associated with many things. It appears that you don't have an enlarged thyroid gland or other mass because of the ct, making cancer unlikely. It can be related to acid reflux (gerd) and laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr). Some people require mo's of twice daily reflux meds to help. Another issue can be muscle tension dysphonia, so see an ent/laryngologist. ...Read more

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Hiya, I'm so nervous. Bumpiness at back of throat Dull ear and neck ache on right side Feeling of something stuck/lump in throat Pain in sternum, ma?

Hiya, I'm so nervous. Bumpiness at back of throat Dull ear and neck ache on right side Feeling of something stuck/lump in throat Pain in sternum, ma?

Throat: A great number of patients present to the ENT with bumpiness of the back of the throat. This photograph shows some bumpiness that is associated with lymphoid tissue in the back of the throat. This type of finding can be associated with irritation from post nasal drip or allergies. It can also be associated with viral illness and if persistent should see an ENT or PCP. ...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.?

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 raises bumps on the back or the throat be? They are not white. Constant feeling of something being in the throat!

It could be normal: It could be normal anatomical tissue called vallate papillae. But consult your doctor as it will be difficult to diagnose without exam. ...Read more

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Tiny white dots on the back wall of my throat. What is this? Back wall also has red/white bumps. Painless, feeling of something in throat comes&goes.

Tiny white dots on the back wall of my throat. What is this? Back wall also has red/white bumps. Painless, feeling of something in throat comes&goes.

White dots on throat: This needs to be seen clinically and visually for a diagnosis. Make an appointment to see your medical doctor or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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I have pinches/weired feel in my chest top area and feeling like something is stuck in my throat I also caugh sometimes I feel the pinches in my back?

I have pinches/weired feel in my chest top area and feeling like something is stuck in my throat I also caugh sometimes I feel the pinches in my back?

Globus: Please talk to your parents or your pediatrician about your concerns since you have provided us no information about yourself not even your age let alone any medical history. You get as much information in the response as you provide in the question. Its medicine not magic. We operate on information. ...Read more

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I always have this lumpy feeling in the back of my throat. Is there something wrong with my digestive health?

I always have this lumpy feeling in the back of my throat. Is there something wrong with my digestive health?

See ent or gi: Many structures at the back of throat. Could be nothing or something serious. Needore info but an ENT doctor would be a place to go. ...Read more

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I have acid reflux but for the past two days I have been feeling like something is stuck on my throat and my back hurts?

I have acid reflux but for the past two days I have been feeling like something is stuck on my throat and my back hurts?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I've been having neck pain, sharp hot pains in head and the feeling of something pushing through the back of my throat. What could it be?

I've been having neck pain, sharp hot pains in head and the feeling of something pushing through the back of my throat. What could it be?

Uncertain: I can't be clear but a lot of neck pain can be muscle. You also have bone and disc in the neck, joints in the neck. Each of these could be contributing to your symptoms. Your best the decision would be to see your physician and get in evaluation. You may need consultation, you may need imaging, but I can't be certain from what you tell us at this point what the symptoms are due to ...Read more

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Lump type feeling at the back of the throat 52yr old male?

Lump type feeling at the back of the throat 52yr old male?

Most often spasm: The feeling of a lump in the throat is most often due to spasm of a muscle that encircles the top of the food tube. This muscle is irritated by acid and stomach contents. If you have reflux or heartburn or if you have been eating and drinking things that are acidic spicy or alcoholic the muscle can tighten and feel like a lump. ...Read more

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What causes a minty/menthol feeling in the back of my throat?

What causes a minty/menthol feeling in the back of my throat?

Depends: This could be due to many things - such as medications, food, even use of body lotions/oils, or clothing. ...Read more

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Can reflux gastritis cause a ticklish feeling at the back of the throat?

Can reflux gastritis cause a ticklish feeling at the back of the throat?

LPR: Absolutely! Larygopharyngeal reflux (lpr) typcially causes frequent throat clearing or cough, the sensation that something is stuck in the throat and a rough-quality to the voice. A tickle falls in line with the foreign body sensation, which we frequently call globus sensation. If you are having this, you should have someone look at you and make sure. Treatment is quite effective. ...Read more

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I have this feeling as if my throat is welling or getting smaller; yesterday I made turkey chili and noticed it, it backs today is it the cumin?

Sounds like: You might be having an allergic reaction. It could be cumin, but it could be any number of other things. If you have difficulty with breathing or swallowing, you must get medical attention fast. Impossible to say for sure here, so you should see a doctor for medical evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this feeling of food stuck in the back of my throat?

How do I get rid of this feeling of food stuck in the back of my throat?

Please see your PCP: Or gastroenterologist. There are several things that can cause such a sensation. You do need to get it checked. Sorry, can't say what it is exactly as I can't examine you. ...Read more

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There's this tickling feeling in the back of my throat and I constantly cough! How to cure this?

There's this tickling feeling in the back of my throat and I constantly cough! How to cure this?

Antihistamines: The most common reason for having a throat tickle is allergy. You may or may not have runny/itchy eyes & nose with sneezing; but it is worth a try. Daily, non-sedating claritin, (loratadine) zyrtec, or Allegra should do the trick. This may be a seasonal thing, or may be year round. If it is more of a constant thing, then switch your daily antihistamine every 2-3 months to maintain the effect. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of the feeling of food stuck in your throat? Feels like it wants to come back up?

How can you get rid of the feeling of food stuck in your throat? Feels like it wants to come back up?

ENT doc: Unusual symptom. You may have some anatomical abnormality. You may have a swallowing idsorder of esophagus See ENt doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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For a couple of days now it been feeling like hair is on the back of my tounge or in throat should I be concerned?

For a couple of days now it been feeling like hair is on the back of my tounge or in throat should I be concerned?

Oral hygiene: I suggest a dental consultation and buy a tongue brush at your local pharmacy to remove any unwanted surface buildup or coating of the tongue. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm feeling like something is coming up my throat, when I swallow, it will go down, when I stay still, it will start to "climbing" back up, ?

GERD: You must rule out reflux of acid from the stomach, so called gastro-esophageal reflux disease, (GERD). Other possibilities are post nasal drip from rhinitis (nasal allergy or nasal or sinus infection). I have stated this so many times, you need to see an ENT doctor for a specific diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Is feeling of something in back of throat a common symptom of oral cancer? Had this feeling for 2 months since car accident. No other symptoms

Is feeling of something in back of throat a common symptom of oral cancer? Had this feeling for 2 months since car accident. No other symptoms

Possibly: It is possible as you are a very heavy smoker. It is also possible that this "feeling" is related to trauma from your recent accident or even post nasal drip from your congestion. An evaluation by an ear, nose, and throat doctor should be able to settle this for you. ...Read more