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Feels like food is stuck in my throat?

Feels like food is stuck in my throat?

Difficulty swallowin: Time to see an otolaryngologist (ear, nose & throat specialist). ...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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Feels like something stuck in my throat come and goes?

Feels like something stuck in my throat come and goes?

Reflux most likely: You don't mention if there are any other symptoms such as pain or difficulty swallowing. It may be nothing, but I also see similar symptoms (globus sensation) in patients with acid reflux, tonsil or lingual tonsil issues, thyroid nodules, or enlarged thyroid gland. ...Read more

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It feels food is stuck in my throat?

It feels food is stuck in my throat?

SEE A GI SPECIALIST: You may have an esophageal ulcer or a stricture . Do you smoke cigarettes and or drink alcohol? Then you might have a more serious problem--a tumor. You may have narrowing of the esophagus from chronic gastroesophageal reflux. You need to see your doctor and get a barium swallow or upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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4 weeks and can't eat solids. Food get stuck in throat. Feels like there's something there all he time. Food feels stuck in front of throat. Wctb?

4 weeks and can't eat solids.  Food get stuck in throat.  Feels like there's something there all he time. Food feels stuck in front of throat. Wctb?

Dysphagia: Sounds like you had or have scheduled a barium swallow. That's a great first step for this problem. If that doesn't provide an answer, get a referral to ENT for 'laryngoscopy' of throat and possibly 'esophagoscopy' of food passage. Really can't say what is causing this common symptom without taking a look. ...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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Feels like I have food in my throat. Acid reflux?

Feels like I have food in my throat. Acid reflux?

May be: It may be acid reflux.You can try over the counter omeprazole for at least 3to 5 days. If no better consult your doctor ...Read more

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I feel like something stuck in my throat?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining your throat. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Diarrhea& vomitting. No fever.threw up A LOT. throat on fire & feels like vomit stuck in throat. Breathing ok. Swallow & feels like a lump there?

Diarrhea& vomitting. No fever.threw up A LOT. throat on fire & feels like vomit stuck in throat. Breathing ok. Swallow & feels like a lump there?

Mgt: You may have a viral gastroenteritis infection which will resolve usually within one week to ten days. I would suggest a liquid antacid which can alleviate some of the symptoms. Drink fluids, stay well hydrated and rest. If there is continued pain or fever, a visit to your PCP is indicated. ...Read more

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Trouble swallowing, weird gurgling in lower throat/chest, feels like something moving in my throat, hurts when i swallow, coughing up lots of phlegm?

Trouble swallowing, weird gurgling in lower throat/chest, feels like something moving in my throat, hurts when i swallow, coughing up lots of phlegm?

Swallowing trouble?: Swallowing trouble can reflect problems when moving food from mouth to upper esophagus (tranfer dysphagia) or when moving food down the esophagus (transit dysphagia). Partial obstruction of esophagus may "hang-up" dry solid foods but typically allow liquids to pass. Motility disorders may "hang-up" both solids as well as liquids. Consider gerd, spasm, as well as eosinophilic esophagitis here. ...Read more

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Stomach feels fool, can't eat, smell of food makes me sick, vomit, feels like have a rock in stomach sometimes feels like stomach meeting in middle?

Stomach feels fool, can't eat, smell of food makes me sick, vomit, feels like have a rock in stomach sometimes feels like stomach meeting in middle?

Stomach issues: You certainly must be examined, evaluated, treated and diagnosed by a GI expert. I suggest calling for an appointment ASAP. I suggest immediate evaluation at your local UC clinic or ER today! ...Read more

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My throat feels like something stuck in it. Feels like someone is squeezing my throat. Little hard to swallow. Neck feels big. No sickness. What?

Lump in Throat : At your age, the symptoms you describe point to possible thyroid gland enlargement. This can be easily checked by your doctor by running some simple lab and imaging tests. ...Read more

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Lower front part of throat feels weird like swollen or something stuck?

Lower front part of throat feels weird like swollen or something stuck?

Throat discomfort: This can be from acid reflux and can also cause nausea, but may also be post nasal drip from nasal allergies. Depending on other symptoms you have, the treatment differs. ...Read more

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Having discomfort in throat and chest. Feels like something is lodged in throat..Sensation of swallowing something large even when not eating.....?

Having discomfort in throat and chest. Feels like something is lodged in throat..Sensation of swallowing something large even when not eating.....?

Dysphagia: Esophageal stenosis (narrowing) from scar tissue (strictures) is of itself not painful. However, depending upon how tightly narrowed the stricture may be, food can impact there (cause dysphagia). Usually dysphagia occurs with meats, bread. Pain on swallowing (odynophagia) may result. Esophageal spasm, dysmotility, ulcers, fungal infection (usually candida) are all possible. Best to get evaluated. ...Read more

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