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Look down throat towards the epiglottis, a lot of white spots gathered in throat. Nosymptoms, except feeling something stuck in throat. Causes? Anxious.

Look down throat towards the epiglottis, a lot of white spots gathered in throat. Nosymptoms, except feeling something stuck in throat. Causes? Anxious.

Lots of things.: It is better to go to your doctor or a Quick Care Clinic to have a swab of the lesions to determine what they are and get it treated. It could be Thrush or Strep throat or nothing at all. This will at least ease your mind. ...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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Have GERD Is ranitidine better than Nexium (esomeprazole) and Pepcid to help take away burning stuck feeling in throat.

Have GERD Is ranitidine better than Nexium (esomeprazole) and Pepcid to help take away burning stuck feeling in throat.

There is no one best: Medication for GERD. the best med will be the one that you & your doc find helps you the best, with the fewest side effects. ranitidine is an H2 blocker, as is pepcid; while nexium (esomeprazole) is a "PPI" or proton pump inhibitor. it seems unlikely, that if a PPI + an H2 blocker is not fully effective now, that an H2 blocker alone (ranitidine) would be effective. Review ur sxs w/ ur MD to find the best tx 4 u! ...Read more

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What are some signs confused with HIV ars and anxiety? I have had white tongue which oral surg. Says is not yeast, feeling something stuck in throat.

What are some signs confused with HIV ars and anxiety? I have had white tongue which oral surg. Says is not yeast, feeling something stuck in throat.

Not exactly sure: What info you are asking for. I will provide some anxiety sxs: feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders ; back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration ; easy fatiguability. Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. Do any of these fit? ...Read more

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Pain cetre chest & back - abdomen pain both sides, feeling food stuck chest / throat. Slightly yellow eyes. GP says leave & go bk in month. Worried?

Pain cetre chest & back - abdomen pain both sides, feeling food stuck chest / throat. Slightly yellow eyes. GP says leave & go bk in month. Worried?

Sounds like you: Should seek a second opinion. Unfortunately we can't examine you over the internet. Find another local health care provider who can fully evaluate you with a thorough history, physical exam and blood work. ...Read more

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Got a feeling of something stuck in throat?

Got a feeling of something stuck in throat?

Reflux?: Many of my patients have this complaint. Acid reflux can come up to your throat and inflame the tissues of the voicebox (larynx) which are sensitive. This causes swelling and the sensation that something is always there. But other things as well, including cancer. If it persists I tell people to get into see an ENT to evaluate. ...Read more

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When slumping feeling something is stuck in throat?

When slumping feeling something is stuck in throat?

See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

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Feeling that something stuck in throat when try to salivate?

Feeling that something stuck in throat when try to salivate?

More info: Need more info - how long, did it start after eating a meal, was it there upon waking, is it sore, any cold symptoms, rash or post nasal drainage. Possible allergies, ulcer, foreign body, diverticulum, or even cancer. Would recommend seeing your physician or an ent- will need an exam or even direct visualization with a scope if not improved or worsening. ...Read more

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Happens at random times, feeling of something stuck in throat, leads to coughing consecutively then disappears and reappears after a while- what to do?

Happens at random times, feeling of something stuck in throat, leads to coughing consecutively then disappears and reappears after a while- what to do?

Globus pharyngeus: Is a feeling of foreign body or lump in the throat. It could be associated with GERD or local irritation (pharyngitis or tonsillitis), and postnasal drip in chronic sinusitis. All the above causes could be associated with cough. Psychological factor could cause globus sensation (globus hystericus). Consult an ENT physician to role out these causes. ...Read more

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Feeling food is stuck in throat which specialist to see?

Swallowing: I would first see an ent. If they cannot find a cause, the next doctor to see would be a gastroenterologist. Feel better! ...Read more

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What would cause a feeling of something stuck in throat, and or chest area?

What would cause a feeling of something stuck in throat, and or chest area?

Reflux: There are many things that can cause a globus sensation (something in throat). One common cause is reflux. You should definitely be evaluated by your physician to rule out other causes should your symptoms persist! ...Read more

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Feeling something stuck in my throat one sided. It also feels dry. It comes and goes but ive had it for a while now. Causes?

Feeling something stuck in my throat one sided. It also feels dry. It comes and goes but ive had it for a while now. Causes?

Salivary gland/diver: The sensation of something "stuck" in the throat could be secondary to an enlarged salivary gland (associated with dry mouth) secondary to a little stone in the salivary gland duct. Other possibility could be a small diverticulum (a little sac or pouch) on the side of esophagus (the food pipe that goes from the mouth to the stomach). Acid reflux can irritate the upper esophagus also. ...Read more

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Feeling of something stuck in throat when swallowing.

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Feeling of something stuck in throat when swallowing.

See your doctor: Symptom of difficulty swallowing in a patient over age of 50 needs to be evaluated. I urge you to see your doctor soon about it. ...Read more

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Reflux for awhile. Constant feeling of something stuck in throat. Over past 2 days thing in throat has gotten so huge & uncomfortable I cant handle it?

Swallow ok?: Most important question is can you swallow without trouble? If not, then see your dr. Sooner rather than later. This feeling can be due to reflux, constriction or even anxiety. The thyroid gland sits outside the throat, on the front part of the neck and I would want you to get examined to see that this is not enlarged too. ...Read more

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Do GERD symptoms include feeling something stuck on your throat?

Do GERD symptoms include feeling something stuck on your throat?

Maybe: This is a very common complaint amongst patients with gerd, but is poorly understood. There is definately the sensation something is stuck there, but typically nothing really is. It probably has to do with abnormal sensory input form the pharynx and upper esophageal sphincter. In any case, its certainly not dangerous. If you want to check out your gerd, see your doctor. ...Read more

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If you have oral cancer why do u get the feeling of something stuck in throat? Would it be constant?

If you have oral cancer why do u get the feeling of something stuck in throat? Would it be constant?

That feeling: Sometimes arises from the fact that the mouth is so dry. If that is a factor, consider using an oral system like biotene (available everywhere) to help. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can chronic sinusitis cause feeling of something stuck in throat and bad breathe? And can it be viral?

Can chronic sinusitis cause feeling of something stuck in throat and bad breathe? And can it be viral?

Yes: Yes, chronic sinusitis can cause bad breath and mucus - feeling like it is stuck or dripping into the back of your throat. If your symptoms are chronic, that is, having lasted for more than 3-4 weeks, it is less likely to be viral and more likely to be there because of a bacterial or fungal infection. Also underlying allergies are often a contributing factor to the development of sinusitis. ...Read more

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I occassionally have feeling of something stuck in throat. I drink water to push food down. Could it be result of stress?

I occassionally have feeling of something stuck in throat. I drink water to push food down. Could it be result of stress?

Explanation: Perhaps. May be globus.
Very good explanation here: https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Globus_pharyngis.
You should have an exam by an ENT doc to rule out real pathology. ...Read more

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Having feeling of food stuck in throat, probably due to acid reflux, but no acid reflux symptoms at the moment, followed by bad breath. Solutions?

See an ENT physician: There are too many possibilities to guess what the problem is so vhave the doctor look down your throat to be able to diagnose the cause. ...Read more

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How likely is it to get throat or oral cancer for a former smoker of weed? Feeling that something stuck in throat a symptom but it could be anxiety

How likely is it to get throat or oral cancer for a former smoker of weed? Feeling that something stuck in throat a symptom but it could be anxiety

Unlikely: At age of 21, it is very unlikely but not impossible. This symptom can be related to many infections and even irritation or foreign body. Get checked soon.. ...Read more

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What could cause feeling of something stuck in throat with out any other symptoms? Be like this 3 months clear CT scan

What could cause feeling of something stuck in throat with out any other symptoms? Be like this 3 months clear CT scan

Reflux: May likely reflux. Have an ear nose and throat doctor. They can look at the throat to make sure it is nothing else. Do you smoke? Do you have heartburn? These are some of the questions the ENT is going to ask you. Good luck! ...Read more

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20 m. Feeling of food stuck in throat after swallowing. Also feel like mouth/throat is dry. Worried I'll choke, not happened yet. Possibilities?

20 m. Feeling of food stuck in throat after swallowing. Also feel like mouth/throat is dry. Worried I'll choke, not happened yet. Possibilities?

Dysphasia?: A lot of different things can cause those vague symptoms, the best bet is to see an ENT (ear, nose and throat) doctor in your area. ...Read more

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May be a silly question, but I swallowed a chewing gum the other day and have a feeling it's stuck in my throat, is this possible? Sinus problems

May be a silly question, but I swallowed a chewing gum the other day and have a feeling it's stuck in my throat, is this possible? Sinus problems

Anything's possible: Highly improbable, but should be investigated. There could be other reasons for the sensation of something stuck in your throat. Call your primary care physician. Referral to Ear/Nose/Throat specialist may be in order. ...Read more

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I been having oral cancer fears does a feeling like something stuck in throat always mean you have oral cancer? No other symptom present maybe earpain

I been having oral cancer fears does a feeling like something stuck in throat always mean you have oral cancer? No other symptom present maybe earpain

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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Feeling of something stuck in throat? Polyp in maxillary sinus and thickening of septum and turbinates? Could these things cause feelin in throat?

Feeling of something stuck in throat? Polyp in maxillary sinus and thickening of septum and turbinates? Could these things cause feelin in throat?

Throat discomfort: You probably have a post nasal drip caused by your sinuses. The post nasal drip can cause discomfort in your throat. However, the polyp speaks for a long standing problem and you may havenasal allergies. Speak to your doctor for a referral to an allergist. ...Read more

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When eating the feeling food stuck in my throat & it makes me vomit tho feeling stays. Drinking doesn't help but blocks airway, happens 2x+week, why?

When eating the feeling food stuck in my throat & it makes me vomit tho feeling stays. Drinking doesn't help but blocks airway, happens 2x+week, why?

See your pcp.: The sensation of food sticking in the throat or the chest is called dysphagia. It could be (oropharyngeal / esophageal causes) due to obstructive causes like a narrowing in the neck (bony growths from the cervical vertebra due to asthritis) or the food pipe, or it can be due to faulty propagation of food in the food pipe. Please see your pcp to see if you need to see an ENT or a GI physician. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip cause constant feeling of something stuck in throat for 3 months? Goes away when I eat and for a min after brushing nack of tounge

Can post nasal drip cause constant feeling of something stuck in throat for 3 months? Goes away when I eat and for a min after brushing nack of tounge

Possible, see more: The feeling of "post nasal drip" associated with the feeling of something in the throat (often call "globus symptom") may be due to excessive mucous production such as with a cold or allergies however it is often that the mucous accumulates in the throat because it does not pass through the esophagus to your stomach smoothly. This is the case in patients with esophageal reflux due to esophageal spasm. Other reasons for swallowing disorder are strictures, tumor, achalasia, diverticulum, or altered anatomy. You may need to see doctor to evaluate this problem. ...Read more

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