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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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Frequent saliva swallowing, pain below adam's apple when swalliwing saliva but not food, dry throat, pocket of air sensation in throat , belching?

Frequent saliva swallowing, pain below adam's apple when swalliwing saliva but not food, dry throat, pocket of air sensation in throat , belching?

See MD: Swallowing problems with belching and possible heart burn or throat soreness, may be a result of gastric reflex or hiatal hernia issues. Can be very damaging to esophagus. Maybe treated with simple meds. See your physcian to determine cause or referral to specialist. Better to know than worry about what can happen. ...Read more

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I'm having a lot of acid reflux, indigestion, sensation of food stuck in my throat. Also, I have had laryngitis for the past 6 weeks. Always feel full?

I'm having a lot of acid reflux, indigestion, sensation of food stuck in my throat. Also, I have had laryngitis for the past 6 weeks. Always feel full?

You need: to be evaluated by a GI (Gastroenterologist) Provider who will probably wish to endoscopically confirm the diagnosis and treat with appropriate Proton Pum Inhibitors (ag PRILOSEC) and possibly H-2 Blockers (PEPCID , ZANTAC (ranitidine) The laryngitis can ALSO be due to ACID and the "fullness" may be due to a co-existing HIATUS HERNIA Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I have yellow top palate towards back of mouth with cold/burning on off sore throat sensation. Does not hurt to swallow food.Some mucus of a morning. ?

I have yellow top palate towards back of mouth with cold/burning on off sore throat sensation. Does not hurt to swallow food.Some mucus of a morning. ?

Throat burning: Most likely either postnasal drip or reflux. Consider elevating the head of bed, zyrtec (cetirizine) before bedtime to decrease discharge, check for allergens . Treatment of reflux with either PPIs ( omeprazole) or H2 blockers ( ranitidine). For reflux avoid alcohol, smoking, caffeine, spicy foods. f/u wiht doctor ...Read more

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Food stuck in throat but not choking what is it?

Food stuck in throat but not choking what is it?

Zenker: Zenker diverticulum might fit the description. Other possibilities also exist, it requires examination. Ask your dr, get better soon. ...Read more

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My 'food stuck in throat' feeling is worse at dinner time. It is not as bad during day time. What could be the reason?

My 'food stuck in throat' feeling is worse at dinner time. It is not as bad during day time. What could be the reason?

Sounds like: you may have acid REFUX Mention this to your PCP (Primary Care Physician) and perhaps a trial of a PPI (Proton Pump Inhibitor) is reasonable ..(eg:Pantoprazole) ...Read more

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I have "food stuck in throat" feeling due to acid reflux. It gets worse later in day aroud dinner time. Why is it so?

I have "food stuck in throat" feeling due to acid reflux. It gets worse later in day aroud dinner time. Why is it so?

Inflammation: Sounds like your esophagus is inflamed. It would be important to be regular about your acid control. The globus sensation that you are experiencing could develop into something worse. If food isn't getting actually stuck and you are having no weight loss then you are okay. Otherwise you are likely okay. ...Read more

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Having feeling of food stuck in throat, probably due to acid reflux, but no acid reflux symptoms at the moment, followed by bad breath. Solutions ?

Having feeling of food stuck in throat, probably due to acid reflux, but no acid reflux symptoms at the moment, followed by bad breath. Solutions ?

See an ENT physician: There are too many possibilities to guess what the problem is so vhave the doctor look down your throat to be able to diagnose the cause. ...Read more

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