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Bad cough for year now. More and more consistent. Feels like something stuck in throat.

Bad cough for year now. More and more consistent. Feels like something stuck in throat.

ENT eval needed: A foreign body sensation in the throat and constant cough is a reason to have your vocal cords evaluated by a specialist. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...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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I've had neck pain for months now. Since then I've experienced the front of my neck is sensitive to touch. Also feels like something stuck in throat. ?

I've had neck pain for months now. Since then I've experienced the front of my neck is sensitive to touch. Also feels like something stuck in throat. ?

Get an exam: It sounds like you're otherwise healthy, but it's concerning set of symptoms. Needs in-person evaluation. You should have an exam to rule out something with your thyroid, or a herniated disc in your neck. I would see someone within a week or two if you can. ...Read more

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My one side tonsils have spots. And its feels like something stuck in throat from two days.. how to treat??

My one side tonsils have spots. And its feels like something stuck in throat from two days.. how to treat??

If no fever or pain: and tonsil not inflammed and enlarged then probably just unrelated tonsillar concretions which should not cause that symptom. If no improvement with OTC antihistamines then see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes tight throat feeling/feels like something stuck in throat? Not enough saliva?

What causes tight throat feeling/feels like something stuck in throat? Not enough saliva?

Can be asthma, etc.: It depends on the circumstances and setting in which these attacks occur. They might be panic attacks, where part of the therapy is to breathe into a paper bag to slow brreathing down and relax. It can be an asthma attack triggered by a thing like cold air. It might be a heart attack. It would help to see your doctor to pinpoint the cause. ...Read more

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I had diphtheria 5 months ago still problems swallowing, when i yawn i choke, always feels like something stuck in throat. Thank you.

I had diphtheria 5 months ago still problems swallowing, when i yawn i choke, always feels like something stuck in throat. Thank you.

Diphtheria: This infection can produce damage to the nerves in your throat leading to difficulty swallowing. It can also damage your heart and make you susceptible to secondary heart valve infections. Sometimes if a part of your heart enlarges and presses on the vagus nerve this can also affect your swallowing. You really need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Esophageal web. 24/7 feels like something stuck in throat, been taking acid reflux medication 5 months not working (misdiagnosed?) could web be issue?

Esophageal web. 24/7 feels like something stuck in throat, been taking acid reflux medication 5 months not working (misdiagnosed?) could web be issue?

Possibly: I assume you have been evaluated by a gastroenterologist. It appears that classic reflux is not the problem. Other possibilities include a Zenker's diverticulum in the back of your throat or laryngopharyngeal reflux. These disorders don't respond to acid reflux medication. Perhaps an otolaryngologist could further evaluate you. ...Read more

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I have pinkie size bumps behind & in front of both ears also feels like something stuck in throat is this part of hypothyroid?

I have pinkie size bumps behind & in front of both ears also feels like something stuck in throat is this part of hypothyroid?

See your doctor: The "bumps" in front of and behind your ears are likely unrelated to hypothyroidism. They may be lymph nodes. The sensation of something stuck in your throat is not normal. Please see your physician for an examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Right tonsil swollen and sore and is rock hard since yesterday. Doesn't hurt to swallow but feels like something stuck in throat on R side. ?

Right tonsil swollen and sore and is rock hard since yesterday. Doesn't hurt to swallow but feels like something stuck in throat on R side. ?

R/O CRYPT TRAPPING: Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured and a full panel of blood work. Empiric antibiotics Also ENT CONSULT re tonsillectomy . The firm external sensation may be a secondary enlarged lymph node. ...Read more