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What does it mean everytime I eat it burns my stomach. And it feels like a lump in my throat all the time?

What does it mean everytime I eat it burns my stomach. And it feels like a lump in my throat all the time?

GERD: You may have gerd. I recommend a visit to the doctor so they can make a proper diagnosis and discuss treatment options with you and choose the best treatment for you. ...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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My brother hasent been feeling well. He says that it feels like a lump in his throat and that it takes along 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 along 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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Feels like a lump in throat on left side half way down. It's swollen at times and sore. Ent said I had swollen vocal chords only?

Feels like a lump in throat on left side half way down. It's swollen at times and sore. Ent said I had swollen vocal chords only?

That is reasonable: If you are uncomfortable with the other doctors diagnosis or do not have improvement you can seek a second opinion from another ent. ...Read more

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Since exams, I've had pain in my back, lump in my throat most of the time but not all the time and just generally felt ill. I've also been very anxious?

Since exams, I've had pain in my back, lump in my throat most of the time but not all the time and just generally felt ill. I've also been very anxious?

Maybe anxiety: Sounds like you may be under stress with exams, and worried about the outcome. As stress increases, our body can respond with increase in pain; the lump in the throat and feeling ill also indicate anxiety symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there any condition that causes the throat to close very slowly over an extended period of time? Persistent feeling of lump in my throat. Been2ent

Is there any condition that causes the throat to close very slowly over an extended period of time? Persistent feeling of lump in my throat. Been2ent

Many possibilities: That symptom is very common and could be associated with many things. It can be related to acid reflux (gerd) and laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr). Some people require 4-6 months of once to twice daily reflux meds to help. Another issue can be muscle tension dysphonia. If you saw 2 otolaryngologists, you may want see a sub specialist called a laryngologist to assess things. ...Read more

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I feel like I ave a constant lump in my throat which sum times I feel I am being suffocated I can breath ok, I feel like my top bones need cracking?

I feel like I ave a constant lump in my throat which sum times I feel I am being suffocated I can breath ok, I feel like my top bones need cracking?

This is known as: "Globus Hystericus" and has been known for a very long time. Originally thought to be a person's imagination, we now know that it is a symptom caused by poor chemistry in the brain., The commonest cause is poor diet, particularly all the sweet junk. ...Read more

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For the past week I've had a lump in my throat. No pain or soreness but I feel it every time I swallow.

For the past week I've had a lump in my throat. No pain or soreness but I feel it every time I swallow.

Exam: Get examined by your PCP with particular attention to your esophagus and thyroid gland. You should consult both a GI expert and an ENT specialist ...Read more

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Breathless on exertion for more than a year, tired all the time despite full nights sleep and now feeling of a lump in my throat?

Breathless on exertion for more than a year, tired all the time despite full nights sleep and now feeling of a lump in my throat?

See a doc: See a doctor for a proper evaluation. There are many causes for your symptoms- you need a physical exam and possibly blood tests. ...Read more

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Breathlessness for over a year and now have sensation of lump in my throat which is very uncomfortable and am tired all the time. What could this be?

Breathlessness for over a year and now have sensation of lump in my throat which is very uncomfortable and am tired all the time. What could this be?

At your age: If your physical exam is normal (this means you have had a "check up" yearly physical in the past year these symptoms are most likely related to ANXIETY (The name for your throat condition is most likely "globus hystericus" an "old fashioned" name for "lump in the throat" without any physical explanation. Hope this information helps you! Good luck

Dr Z ...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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There is a pink pea sized lump in the back of my throat. No pain but I can feel it. Hasn't always been there. Long time smoker.

Throat lump: Go to your PCP or get an appointment wth an Otolaryngologist (ENT) ear, nose, and throat specialist. You may need a biopsy but there is no way you can get a diagnosis without being seen. Good luck. ...Read more

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For about 2 months now, I have had a lump inside my throat. It is on the right side, fairly small, hard, and often times it is painful. Is it a tumour?

For about 2 months now, I have had a lump inside my throat. It is on the right side, fairly small, hard, and often times it is painful. Is it a tumour?

Lump in throat: Any lesion, lump or sore in the mouth or throat that does not heal in 7-10 days, or recurs, needs to be examined clinically and visually, and possibly biopsied.
Make an appt to see an oral surgeon or an ENT specialist ASAP. ...Read more

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Front neck/throat hurt. Lump pop9s out of place push it in and it pops/cracks. Severe throat pain at times. It's always bothering me what coukd it be?

Hyoid bone: You may have a displaced hyoid bone rubbing on the thyroid cartilage. Seek the attention of an otolaryngologist for confirmation. ...Read more

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Throat sore for months. Feels scratchy &like lump or something is there. Get acid reflux several times/week. See doctor or just try OTC meds for reflux?

Throat sore for months. Feels scratchy &like lump or something is there. Get acid reflux several times/week. See doctor or just try OTC meds for reflux?

See a GI doctor: Not only do you want to be sure that your throat symptoms are related to the acid reflux, but you also want to be evaluated to see why you are having such significant reflux or hyperacidity. ...Read more

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Pain to left of what would be adam's apple but slightly above almost where throat begins. On amox for a cough since Thur. No lump, just feels painful at times when swallowing or not even swallowing.?

Pain to left of what would be adam's apple but slightly above almost where throat begins. On amox for a cough since Thur. No lump, just feels painful at times when swallowing or not even swallowing.?

Neck discomfort: Discomfort there may be from throat muscle strain from coughing, but could be due to inflammation of the throat as part of the upper respiratory tract infection. If discomfort persists or worsens, have a careful throat and neck examination by your physician or an Otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Can your heart beat get weaker as time goes? Maybe cancer or heart problems? I been to heart / lung / ent / hemat doc bunch tests all good except + meth challenge airway disease. Feel lump my throat and cnt feel heart beat in chest at rest or pace.

Can your heart beat get weaker as time goes? Maybe cancer or heart problems? I been to heart / lung / ent / hemat doc bunch tests all good except + meth challenge airway disease. Feel lump my throat and cnt feel heart beat in chest at rest or pace.

Detailed history: It sounds like you have a complex situation and have already had extensive testing. These little text boxes are not big enough to go through all the details, which is what a doctor would need to be able to help. You might consider a second opinion inbox consult here on HealthTap where you can share the records of your tests and have them reviewed. ...Read more

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Hit in the throat with heavy object, still lump for a week, is that normal? I'm wondering if I should be concerned, no bruise or hard time breathing

Hit in the throat with heavy object, still lump for a week, is that normal? I'm wondering if I should be concerned, no bruise or hard time breathing

Hematoma: Sounds like you have a hematoma. It's even possible that you fractured your hyoid bone. (http://www. Healthline. Com/human-body-maps/hyoid-bone) If you have no difficulty breathing, talking or swallowing, it's not dangerous but could be a cosmetic issue (?) ...Read more