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Sometimes throat bone pops& gets uncomfortable. I push it side to side. Sounds like popping, or cracking. Also sometimes sounds like fizzing in throat?

Sometimes throat bone pops& gets uncomfortable. I push it side to side. Sounds like popping, or cracking. Also sometimes sounds like fizzing in throat?

Crepitus: When you move your larynx side to side, it rubs against the front of your cervical vertebrae and hence the noise. It is normal but you should not keep doing it. See an ENT doctor if you have problem with your throat! ...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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How come sometimes we have air in our throat and it makes funny sound?

How come sometimes we have air in our throat and it makes funny sound?

Burping?: Gas in your stomach can come up your food pipe to your throat, which leads to a burp. It's caused by swallowing air while eating, or ingesting carbonated beverages that generate carbon dioxide (co2) in your stomach. ...Read more

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I have pains on either side of my throat sometimes. They are not excruciating. What's it sound like?

I have pains on either side of my throat sometimes. They are not excruciating. What's it sound like?

Could be anything: Pain in throat sometime only can be from allergies, viral infections, gastr esophageal reflux etc and if it is persitant see your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more

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What are possible causes for the rattling sound in my chest/throat?

What are possible causes for the rattling sound in my chest/throat?

COPD: The rattling is usually fluid which can be from asthma or emphesema- two types of copd. Don't smoke- this paralyzes the small hairs in the lungs which prevents secretions from being clears. Allergies with post nasal drip can also lead to noises. ...Read more

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My throat makes weird sounds when I drink soda, what's wrong with me?

My throat makes weird sounds when I drink soda, what's wrong with me?

Weird sounds swallow: Nothing is wrong with you, if you throat makes weird sounds. This is one of two things: either the popping in your ears when your eustachian tubes open during swallowing or the mechanical sounds of fluids rushing down your throat. If you're worried, go see an ENT to have a complete throat exam. ...Read more

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Hi just want to ask bout my son cough, he's not coughing always just sometimes, but he making sound like there something on his throat, ?

Hi just want to ask bout my son cough, he's not coughing always just sometimes, but he making sound like there something on his throat, ?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities, but certainly asthma is one, as is acid reflux. Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. ...Read more

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Son/11mth/healthy. Cries (makes "ghaa. " sound) so loud from throat. In a day or two, looses his voice, gains it back & repeat. How to make him stop?!

Son/11mth/healthy. Cries (makes "ghaa. " sound) so loud from throat. In a day or two, looses his voice, gains it back & repeat. How to make him stop?!

Not normal behavior: And probably not a behavior at all but a symptom. He may be experiencing reflux, a fistula between the trachea and esophagus, an upper airway problem compromising the airway, or any one of a host of other structural and dynamic issues that need identification and treatment. Please have your pediatrician see him. He will likely order a swallowing study, other imaging, and make a referral to ENT. ...Read more

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I get a gurgle or crackling sound in throat. Acid reflux?

I get a gurgle or crackling sound in throat. Acid reflux?

Unlikely: Not likely. Reflux disease doesn't usually make a gurgling sound. Rather, there may be a problem in the esophagus. Have a doc check you out and see if you need a swallowing study vs teaching about your diet and chewing/swallowing practices. ...Read more

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My throat feels like its got bubbles popping. What does this sound like?

ET opening: Maybe your eustachian tube opening and closing if it does it every time you swallow. Normal. ...Read more

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I constantly have to clear my throat and after being active I sound wheezy. What's this from?

I constantly have to clear my throat and after being active I sound wheezy. What's this from?

SINUS/ALLERGY: Post nasal drip due to rhinitis/sinusitis may cause irritation of throat so that you have to clear it frequently.Wheezing after being active is suggestive of exercise induced asthma that could be helped by ora/inhaled medications. ...Read more

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Swallowed wrong and had a throat spasm...Kinda felt like a marble trying to go down. Sound serious?

Swallowed wrong and had a throat spasm...Kinda felt like a marble trying to go down. Sound serious?

Swallowing: If the stuck food did not cause inability to speak, sudden shortness of breath, or inability to swallow your saliva you will recover. If there is any prolonged pain with swallowing you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get this fizzy feeling/sound in my throat. Almost like the sound of soda fuzzing or pop rocks candy. What causes this?

Zenker's: Diverticulum is one possibility. You're a little young, but it does happen sometimes. Other symptoms would be dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), lump in the neck, regurgitation, cough, halitosis. If you have any of these other symptoms, see your doctor! ...Read more

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I constantly have thick snot in the back of mt throat. Sometimes sound congested, but no other symptoms at all. What could be the problem?

I constantly have thick snot in the back of mt throat. Sometimes sound congested, but no other symptoms at all. What could be the problem?

Thick snot: You likely have allergies. Try irrigating the nose with saline spray. Make your own by mixing salt 1 tsp to one quart of water. Use a syringe or a bulb syringe to get 50 or more ccs of fluid and irrigate each nostril 4 to 5 times a day. Use a nasal steroid: nasal cort that is now available over the counter. 2 sprays each nostril once or twice a day. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am always clearing my throat as I always feel that something sticky is in my throat. This kind of affecting me with buzzy sounds when singing high notes.

I am always clearing my throat as I always feel that something sticky is in my throat. This kind of affecting me with buzzy sounds when singing high notes.

Throat issues: Please see an ear, nose, and throat doctor. Your primary care doc can refer if he/she agrees. Both your throat and your ears are affected. If the docs rule out a medical condition consider a consult w/a behavioral health professional who works w/anxiety or OCD. Peace and good health and please keep on singing. ...Read more

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I know it sounds strange but I have a fur ball feeling in my throat what can it be?

I know it sounds strange but I have a fur ball feeling in my throat what can it be?

Fur ball: Could very well represent GERD. Try taking a PPI for a few weeks in the evening to see if it helps. You may have silent reflux at night. ...Read more

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I can hear gurgling sound in my throat that worsens when I eat something. Is this normal?

I can hear gurgling sound in my throat that worsens when I eat something. Is this normal?

No: This sounds like reflux... Your esophagus is relaxing and allowing the contents of the stomach to come up. At a minimum you should take some reflux meds (zantac (ranitidine) or omperazole) which you can get over the counter and you should see a GI specialist. ...Read more

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

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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It feels like my lungs are being constricted and sounds like I'm clearing my throat all day every day! Please help!

Long standing?: If this is a long-standing problem my approach to start would include chest x-ray, sinus x-ray, check for reflux, and possibly pulmonary function tests. In the meantime try a mucous thinning agents such as Mucinex (guaifenesin) or arm and hammer nasal saline wash. ...Read more

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I don't have cough or pain in my throat, but didn't understand it gets almost choked, people are unable to recognize or hear my sound.?

I don't have cough or pain in my throat, but didn't understand it gets almost choked, people are unable to recognize or hear my sound.?

Vocal chord problem: See an otolaryngologist (ear, nose, and throat) - they will be able to directly visualize the problem and get you on the track for a solution. ...Read more

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My throat gurgles when I'm nervous. It sounds like I'm belching. It's embarrassing! It's not often I actually belch. How to prevent this?

My throat gurgles when I'm nervous. It sounds like I'm belching. It's embarrassing! It's not often I actually belch. How to prevent this?

Nervous belching: Its difficult to know what you mean by "gurgles". If you mean that you are burping or have air escaping during speech when you are nervous, then you may have anti-peristaltic movement of esophagus triggered by adrenalin. Is there a sour taste in your mouth or burning that may suggest acid reflux as well? Talk to your PCP about beta-blockers or anxiolytics. You may need an ENT indirect laryngoscopy ...Read more

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My 4 year old daughter keep making a sound as if she's clearing her throat a dr said its a tick I do not think it is. What else could it be?

My 4 year old daughter keep making a sound as if she's clearing her throat a dr said its a tick I do not think it is. What else could it be?

Allergies?: It might be a tic. Any other motor movements? It could also be a sign of allergies. How long has this been going on? Does she have nasal congestion, sneezing? I would follow with pediatrician ...Read more

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What could be the cause for really fait whistling sound that comes from the throat. Lungs sounded clear with the stethoscope while I had the whistle?

What could be the cause for really fait whistling sound that comes from the throat. Lungs sounded clear with the stethoscope while I had the whistle?

Sounds of breathing: Enlarged uvula or flaccid membranes, or enlarged lingual tonsil are possibilities. Get rid of throat flab using oropharyngeal exercises. See www. Grossaninstitntue. Com ...Read more

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What causes sounds at the top of the throat while swallowing saliva and food also?

Could be: It could be your eustation tubes opening and closing... Especially if it is a clicking type sound... That would be normal. Otherwise I would suggest seeing a physician for an evaluation. ...Read more