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Feels Like Something Is Stuck In My Chest When I Swallow
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
ENT doc: See ENT doc . He/she can look and see if anything stuck. ...Read more
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?
Watch it: If this is a new thing, you might have scratched your throat somehow. It should resolve in a few days. If not, see your doctor for exam. You might need a scope to look into your throat. ...Read more
I started feeling like i couldn't burp. It felt like something was stuck in my mid esophagus and throat. Does this sound like acid reflux?
Acid reflux?: Feeling of something stuck in the throat and the area between mid esophagus and throat could be related to gastroesophageal reflux. Repeated exposure to acid from the stomach can lead to erosion of the lining of esophagus and eventual scarring leading to feeling of something stuck as well as the feeling of not being able to burp. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more
Depends: That could be a variety of things ranging from minor to concerning. Although things like heartburn or chronic post nasal drip could play a role, a conversation and exam with a doctor is probably important because of the potentially more serious concerns. Sometimes an imaging or endoscopy is needed. In the meantime chew your food well and take small bites! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exam: Well need a better history here. Did you have any trauma to the neck? Any chance of swallowing something and getting stuck? Any other symptoms? You really should see your doctor for exam ...Read more
What to do if it feels like I need to burp, lump in throat, feels like something's in my throat when I swallow?
Probably GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) can present in many different ways. Most people expect heartburn symptoms, but many people with GERD never notice heartburn. Instead, the symptoms you describe, including belching, lump or fullness in the throat, and a foreign body sensation are very common. I suggest trying an over the counter product like ranitidine. Avoid booze, caffeine, tobacco and large meals. ...Read more
Why do I often wake up feeling like there's something stuck in my throat? It feels like a lump and I think I've swallowed something and panic.
Acid reflux?: Acid reflux can cause this sensation, and would more commonly occur at night when lying down. See if your symptoms occur more often after eating foods and drinking beverages that cause acid reflux such as spicy foods, caffeine, chocolate, red sauces, peppermint, alcohol, etc. Also, taking an OTC acid blocker could help give you more answers. If not improving, start with a primary care doctor. ...Read more
When i swallow my saliva i can feel something in my throat feels like something stuck but then i swallow food i cant feel anything what could this be?
Sticking: Symptoms of 'sticking' when swallowing may be related to dry throat. Keep well hydrated and lubricate the throat with water. Some conditions could make symptoms persistent or chronic, such as acid reflux or voice overuse/abuse. If symptoms become chronic or severe, see and ENT to evaluate the throat. ...Read more
Stuck: Something may be stuck or may be another problem. See ENT doc for exam/assessment. ...Read more
I have been having this pain in my esophagus where it meets my chest. It feels like something is stuck. Like a lump or something I have been having this pain in my esophagus where it meets my chest. It feels like something is stuck. Like a lump or somethi
Yes, : Yes, you should get this checked out. The only way to determine the cause is a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Have pain on back thru yo chest feel like something stuck in throat and it hurts my throat and chest when i swallow?
Esophagus: You are describing pain in the upper esophagus or posterior pharynx (the far back part of the throat). If something is stuck there, try to swallow a piece of soft bread. If it persists, you need to see your physician ...Read more
Bump like sensation in my throat, it feels like something is stuck in my throat but i cant cough it up, drinking something doesn't do anything?
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