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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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?
Globus: Need to have ENT look in and evaluate. ...Read more
My throat hurts but not like a sore throat its like a sharp pain in the middle of my throat and hurts very much to swallow?
See your PCP: or an ENT asap for proper diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more
Feeling of something is stuck in my throat when i swallow and i recently noticed a pea sized red ball near my tonsil i'm also experiencing a hoarse voice, dry throat and a mild fever
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 ?
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
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?
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?
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
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
Feel like a lump in my throat, sometimes feels like pressure building up in my throat and moves up to my jaw and cheeks?
May be anxiety: if that runs in your familyGet a more detailed answer ›
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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