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It always feels like something is stuck in my throat. Should I be worried?

It always feels like something is stuck in my throat. Should I be worried?

ENT evaluation to: Rule out foreign body, infection, tumor, structural or functional abnormality is most important. Even if the exam is normal, a follow-up with ENT in 2-4 months is warranted if the symptoms persist, sooner if they worsen. "worrying" is not productive and in fact may contribute to the sense of something stuck in the throat. Reasonable concern, a good action plan w/ follow thru and stay relaxed. ...Read more

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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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After I eat it always feels like something is stuck in my throat. Why?

After I eat it always feels like something is stuck in my throat. Why?

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 more

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Is there a reason it feels like something is stuck in my throat when nothing's there?

Is there a reason it feels like something is stuck in my throat when nothing's there?

Needs to be checked: You need to have it checked by your family doctor.It may be a strep infection or some other condition.Meanwhile you may try gargles with some salt in warm water, it may help with the symptoms or you can suck on throat lozencesor use honey and lemon home remedies. ...Read more

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Feels like something is stuck in my throat. Tried gargling warm saltwater already but it's still there. I don't have other symptoms. ?

Feels like something is stuck in my throat. Tried gargling warm saltwater already but it's still there. I don't have other symptoms. ?

Globus sensation: is probably what you have. Have your throat examined. If nothing found wrong then probably this is what you have. Check this. http://www.uptodate.com/contents/globus-sensation I hope this helps. If you want to know more make a virtual appointment at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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I can't breathe because it feels like something is stuck in my throat. Am I just being nervous?

I can't breathe because it feels like something is stuck in my throat. Am I just being nervous?

Foreign body throat: If you are truly having breathing issues, get to an emergency room right away. If it was just a scratch and there is no longer anything stuck in your throat, it should just improve with time. If the symptoms seem to worsen though, see an ent. Anxiety can give you the sensation of tightness in your throat. ...Read more

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I have a tight cheat and throat also feels like something is stuck in my throat. Idk what it is! ?

I have a tight cheat and throat also feels like something is stuck in my throat. Idk what it is! ?

Tight chest: If you are having a hard time breathing I would go to an ER. Many times allergies cause tightness in the chest and an increase in drainage in the throat which result in throat sensation. Heartburn can as well. See a doctor. ...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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Why does it hurts to swallow and feels like something is stuck in my throat?

Why does it hurts to swallow and feels like something is stuck in my throat?

Needs to be checked: You need to have it checked by your family doctor.It may be a strep infection or some other condition.Meanwhile you may try gargles with some salt in warm water, it may help with the symptoms or you can suck on throat lozencesor use honey and lemon home remedies. ...Read more

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Why does it hurts to swallow and feels like something is stuck in my throat?

Why does it hurts to swallow and feels like something is stuck in my throat?

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

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Spots on throat and it feels like something is stuck in my throat. What does this sound like?

Throat: Difficult to tell if tonsils or something else, without looking at it. Consult your pcp for exam. ...Read more

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I am a 46 year old female feels like something is stuck in my throat, it hurts in my back, and i keep having a sensation to burp. Please help?

Get medcheck up: You will benefit from having your doctor to check your throat. This can be done by your primary care or if you want by a specialist(ENT doctor). An Antacid may help in case you have difficulty going to a doctor for examination. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Needds examination: This could be secondary to something as benign as allergies, but could be secondary to something more serious such as an infection or growth. Would see your Family Dr or an ENT Dr. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on the right side of my uvula. I noticed it today. It doesn't hurt it just feels like something is stuck in my throat. Please help?

I have a small bump on the right side of my uvula. I noticed it today. It doesn't hurt it just feels like something is stuck in my throat. Please help?

Uvula: How old are you? why did you notice this small bump? how do you know it hasn't been there for ever? If you don't provide the minim information such as your age, not even a minimum response can be expected. ...Read more

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It feels like something is stuck in my throat, I have upper back pain too. what could be wrong?

It feels like something is stuck in my throat, I have upper back pain too. what could be wrong?

Various causes: Causes include:Food or foreign body(although f.b.is more common in kids),GERD(gastro-esophageal reflux disease)w.or without esophagitis,growth outside esoph,muscles &nerves in throat not working right.Making online diagnosis,as you can see,is impossible.See your doctor for evaluation.Good luck for cure. ...Read more

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