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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 feel like something is in the back of my throat making it feel strange to swallowmy right tonsil is also very swollen with pus pocketsdo ihave strep?

I feel like something is in the back of my throat making it feel strange to swallowmy right tonsil is also very swollen with pus pocketsdo ihave strep?

Strep or viral: A rapid throat culture is the best way to check for strep which would require antibiotics. If the test is negative, it's most likely a viral infection. Mono is less likely unless the symptoms are days old. Antibiotics are not used for viral throat infections. ...Read more

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It feel like something is stuck in the back of my throat sometimes it hurts like i tried to swallow to much food?

It feel like something is stuck in the back of my throat sometimes it hurts like i tried to swallow to much food?

Globus Sensation: The "lump in the throat" sensation is often caused by inflammation of one or more parts of the throat, such as the larynx or hypopharynx, due to cricopharyngeal spasm, gastroesophageal reflux (gerd) ;, laryngopharyngeal reflux. There can also be a "pouch" in your esophagus (zenker's diverticulum) which can "catch" swallowed food. Barium swallow to check anatomy. Ent or GI depends on location. ...Read more

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I've had this condition for about a year and half now. I feel like there's something in the back of my throat and occasionally when i cough, an off-white colored substance comes out. If i were to describe it, I'd say it looks like cooked quinoa. What caus

I've had this condition for about a year and half now. I feel like there's something in the back of my throat and occasionally when i cough, an off-white colored substance comes out. If i were to describe it, I'd say it looks like cooked quinoa. What caus

Tonsillar stones: You may have Tonsillar stones or tonsil liths. Some people get calcifications in the mucosa on their tonsillars. These are benign in nature, but are quite annoying. There is nothing really that you can do about these short of having your tonsils removed ...Read more

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Feels like something is stuck in the back of my throat, also have 1 tiny swollen lymph node. What is this?!? I also have anxiety, going on for 4 days.

Feels like something is stuck in the back of my throat, also have 1 tiny swollen lymph node. What is this?!? I also have anxiety, going on for 4 days.

Probably psyhcosomat: Most likley related to your anxiety if no other symptoms.Small lymph node not a problem if there is no change in size.If symtoms persist see md for evaluation. ...Read more

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It feels like theres something stuck to the back of my throat, it's causing discomfort and making it difficult to swallow. I thought it might be post ?

It feels like theres something stuck to the back of my throat, it's causing discomfort and making it difficult to swallow. I thought it might be post ?

Globus Hystericus: Is the silly name given to this because it is usually described as "like a lump in my throat". It is actually evidence of an irritable nervous system. Visit my blog "oxygen, the spark of life" that you can google. ...Read more

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For the past week, i feel like I have something in the back of my throat waiting to come up, what might this be?

GERD, globus...?: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid ; pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation) = lpr. Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, cough, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, ; even a higher risk of throat cancer. May be globus or may not be reflux so please get checked. ...Read more

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It feels like there is something in the back of my throat. It feels scratchy and almost like hair. Should I be concerned?

It feels like there is something in the back of my throat. It feels scratchy and almost like hair. Should I be concerned?

Pharyngitis: You may be coming down w/viral vs bacterial infection. Or maybe allergies are causing post-nasal drip to irritate throat via mouth breathing. Go see your family doc if worsens. We worry about difficulty breathing & swallowing. Short of that, watch for fever, cough, swollen glands, etc. ...Read more

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For about 4 wks now, I feel like I have something stuck in the back of my throat. I do have acid reflux. Could it possibly b post nasal drip instead?

For about 4 wks now, I feel like I have something stuck in the back of my throat. I do have acid reflux. Could it possibly b post nasal drip instead?

Post-nasal drip?: Allergy-related swelling of the back of the throat can make a feeling of swelling. Irritation from acid reflux can cause a local inflammation also. If the problem continues an examination by a physician is warranted. ...Read more

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I feel like there is something stuck in the back pf my throat is comes and goes any help?

Glomus sensation: Feeling like there's something stuck in the back of your throat, or glomus sensation, can be associated with many things, such as inflammation of part of the larynx/hypopharynx (part of the throat), cricopharyngeal spasm or gastroesphageal reflux (GERD). It can also be attributed to psycogenic causes and/or stress. I recommend you see your doctor for a complete history and physical exam. ...Read more

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