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Feels like a lump in my throat?

Dr. Michio Abe Dr. Abe
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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 have a recurring sore throat/ sore neck that feels like throbbing or pulsing on the left side near my Adam's apple. It starts as a sore throat or feeling like my throat is swollen and then becomes a pulsing in my neck or a feeling like something is popp

I have a recurring sore throat/ sore neck that feels like throbbing or pulsing on the left side near my Adam's apple. It starts as a sore throat or feeling like my throat is swollen and then becomes a pulsing in my neck or a feeling like something is popp

ENT evaluation: Your symptoms need to be assessed by an ENT specialist to start with, several structures in the neck need to be evaluated, you might nred imaging studies as well, ask your doctor for referral or check for yourself, goodluck ...Read more

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Ive can feel a lump in top middle of mybstomach itvfeels like theres somethingbstuck?

Ive can feel a lump in top middle of mybstomach itvfeels like theres somethingbstuck?

Need more info...: Often a firm and immobile lump in upper mid abdomen is a bone called xiphoid, totally normal, about size of tip of thumb. However if having swallowing or digestive issues, change in appetite/weight, should be sure to have MD examine you to fully evaluate. ...Read more

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My throat feels like A lump as if something is sitting in my throat. Feels kind of numb too. And back of my throat is yellowish. What isit?

My throat feels like A lump as if something is sitting in my throat. Feels kind of numb too. And back of my throat is yellowish. What isit?

Strep?: There are many possibilities. Strep is common, with risk of severe complications but easily treated with simple antibiotics. Other causes may be bacterial and also easily treatable with antibiotics. Less commonly there are viruses and fungal infections but you won't know unless you get examined and tested. ...Read more

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The left side of my throat hurts, it feels like a pulled muscle but when I swallow it feels like there is a ball stuck in my throat. Why?

The left side of my throat hurts, it feels like a pulled muscle but when I swallow it feels like there is a ball stuck in my throat. Why?

Throat: Could be your thyroid with enlargement of a nodule, acid reflux, a muscle strain or viral if its been going on for a short time. You can try warm salt water gargles but its something you should check out ...Read more

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Feels like something is stuck in my throat and chin feels tight?

Feels like something is stuck in my throat and chin feels tight?

Throat: See ur Doctor to examine ur throat. Some esophageal disorders, psychiatric conditions, electrolyte disturbances and infections may present in this way. Exam and interview should be enough to ascertain proper clinical path and work-up. ...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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I have a feeling of a lump in my throat and it hurts to swallow like it's hard and feels like pressure by my vestibular fold and thryoid cartilage ?

I have a feeling of a lump in my throat and it hurts to swallow like it's hard and feels like pressure by my vestibular fold and thryoid cartilage ?

Go see your Dr and: get checked for infection and/or inflammation of your throat, thyroid gland, neck soft tissue, lymph nodes or it could just be related to anxiety etc. Take care and God bless you! http://www.healthline.com/health/neck-lump ...Read more

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Throat hurts feels like something stuck and I feel it in my neck also.

Throat hurts feels like something stuck and I feel it in my neck also.

Sore throat: If the pain is new and different than the discomfort with reflux, then you most likely have pharyngitis of a throat infection. Try hydration, rest, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Nyquil and if after a couple of days you are not improving see your doctor as you may need antibiotics. Avoid nicotine and alcohol. ...Read more

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Feels like there's a lump in my throat after I eat when i swallow?

Feels like there's a lump in my throat after I eat when i swallow?

Web?: People sometimes feel this after eating or swallow? This could be a number of things and needs workup. Could be reflux, tumor, web although this is rare, or stress. Needs to be visualized in the office of ENT May actually need upper endoscopy. See the doc for complete eval. ...Read more

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I have like a lump feeling in my throat and cannot cough up.I feel like I could burp but it is like it is trapped in my throat?

I have like a lump feeling in my throat and cannot cough up.I feel like I could burp but it is like it is trapped in my throat?

? GERD: The sensation you are describing is called a globus sensation - like something is caught in your throat. It has many potential causes including reflux (gerd), thyroid enlargement, enlarged lymph nodes, post nasal drip. I'd recommend that you see your doctor. ...Read more

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My throat hurts and like it not like a sore throat it feel like there is a ball or a bump in my throat and it makes a pop sound somethimes when I et?

My throat  hurts  and like it not like a sore throat it feel like there is a ball or a bump in my throat and it makes a pop sound somethimes when I et?

Throat: May be a zenker's diverticulum. See physician. Can assess with an esophagram or indirect or direct viewing. Need also check vocal cords. Smoker ? How old? Chewing tobacco? ...Read more

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I feel like I have a lump in my food pipe in the middle of my chest below my pectorals it isn't very painful feels like it moves up and sometimes?

I feel like I have a lump in my food pipe in the middle of my chest below my pectorals it isn't very painful  feels like it moves up and sometimes?

Esophageal spasm: This may be one of a few things, from a spasm of the esophageal musculature to a hiatal hernia, to a condition know as globus hystericus. Bottom line is this should be evaluated by a gastroenterologist, and may require some further testing including a barium swallow or endoscopy. He may first try a brief course of an antispasmodic medication before more invasive testing is done. ...Read more

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Worried about a lump on the side of my tongue that is accompanied with a sore throat, earache, white spot on tonsil, lump in neck - feels like a pea.

Worried about a lump on the side of my tongue that is accompanied with a sore throat, earache, white spot on tonsil, lump in neck - feels like a pea.

Time for a visit.: It's time to visit your oral surgeon /primary care physician for a thorough examination and possibly a strep test. ...Read more

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It feels like a "lump" in right side of throat just behind my tongue. Its been like this for a few weeks now?

It feels like a "lump" in right side of throat just behind my tongue. Its been like this for a few weeks now?

ENT evaluation: This can represent several possibilities including cyst, lymphoid tissue or perhaps most concerning a primary tongue or head/neck malignancy. Should you have a smoking or alcohol use history this would increase your risk for malignancy. This lump should be seen by your primary doctor or an otolaryngologist (ENT) physician. A proper physical exam and history is highly reccomended. ...Read more

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My throat is so sore feels like there is something stuck in back of my throat it hurts?

My throat is so sore feels like there is something stuck in back of my throat it hurts?

See your doc: Have your doctor take a look at the back of your throat and you might need to see an ent. It could be simple post nasal drip, limited tonsillitis/pharyngitis, or acid reflux. Usually conservative therapy helps: soft food, bland food, adequate hydration. ...Read more