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Something feels stuck in my right tonsil, but there isn't any sign of tonsil stones and it is not swollen. What might this be? Globus feeling?
Doctor to evaluate: If something is in the throat or neck, an ear-nose-throat doctor and a gastroenterologist should evaluate. The doctors may decide to do special studies to see if something happens during swallowing, or if some lump (a growth) is there. Sometimes, nothing can be found at the present time, but rechecking later may locate a problem, especially if the problem has grown big enough to show up. ...Read more
What can be the cause of chronic mild dry cough that goes away as soon as lying down. Sometimes globus feeling in throat is present as well.
Why does chest/esophagus pain and globus feeling feel worse in the morning? Goes away after I eat and am able to burp. Currently take Nexium (esomeprazole) at night
I suffer from globus hystericus. It makes me gag constantly. I'm getting married next week and I'm worried about it. What can I do stop the feeling?
Globus sensation, acid reflux, had gastroscopy, said everything is fine, LES open a tiny bit, keep taking lanzoprazole, feeling worse now. Why?
Lansoprazole is not for immediate relief of heartburn symptoms. It can have side effects, more so if taken for more than one year.
It does not help Globus sensation which is likely due to stress causing Anxiety due to Relationship problems, breakups, work and finances.
See Gastroenterologist for Lansoprazole side effects, Psychiatrist for Anxiety, Medication ...Read more
Can globus (something stuck in throat feeling) last for years purely due to psychological reasons.i.e. Without any other physical abnormality.
Globus sensation: The sensation of lump in the throat in the absence of physical findings like thyroid issues is often related to underlying anxiety or tension. Once other cause are eliminated a globus diagnosis is considered. Literature is replete with "lump in throat" sensation when stressed. Related to contracture if cricopharyngeus muscle ...Read more
Lately I have the feeling that something is stuck or caught in my throat when nothing is there. Is this globus hysteria? What should I do?
Probably not: Globus hystericus is a feeling of something in your throat when everything else as a possible cause has been effectively ruled out. More commonly, this could be the first sign of gastroesophageal reflus, or gerd. You should see either an ENT and/or a GI doc to find out if there is anything causing this feeling. ...Read more
Felt globus in throat from stress. It went away but now I'm feeling sick. Is this related to tumor/cancer? Or just a cold?
Tumor/cancer - NO!: There is absolutely no need to scare the pants of yourself — even a cold might be too severe a guess. But if you can't shake the worry, do have an exam — but learn from it! Ask how to gauge symptoms and about probabilities of causes for people your age and general condition. Don't panic by making extreme guesses. Pain from tumors doesn't come and go. It stays and grows. Rest, drink water, gargle. ...Read more
Can Prednisone give you the feeling that you have a lump in your throat/globus sensation? I've been taking 50/25/12,5 and 6,25 mg for 6 weeks now.
Steroids : If a patient gains significant weight particularly in the head and neck area a sensation of a lump in the throat may appear ...Read more
Globus hystericus. Belly bloating, burning sensation, gurgling noises. Pinching feeling at sides and on the sides of the bellybutton. Lower back ache?
Could it be stress?: When taken together, globus sensation ("feeling of a lump"), air swallowing with resulting belching, & dry mouth/ throat are most consistent with stress/anxiety. So can be your "gurgling noises & pinching (poorly localized as described)." Managing your stress (& reasons for same) may be your key to relief. To be sure however get evaluated to rule out organic or motility disorders here. ...Read more
Jaw and chin sore to touch on R-side, Globus sensation and odd skin feeling, with like-drooping R-side cheek skin? Can this be TMJ, infection, cancer?
See a doctor: Either a stroke or Bell's Palsey would be on top of my list of possible causes for your symptoms. I've also seen MS cause symptoms like you have. Hopefully, you have some other kind of problem. I would start with an Ear, Nose & Throat Specialist and go from there. Good luck. ...Read more
Year been feeling my pulse is getting weaker and faint and my breathing patterns are different. Feel full in my chest and lump feeling in throat. I don't get that pounding heart feeling when I try to exercise. Could be cancer or heart? Globus phary?
I've had a lump feeling in thirst for 8 months now went to ent / pulm check up said nothing in throat.read about globus? If no tumor can it still Bc cancer? Bp & oxygen tests been good.would cancer advanced show #s different in cbc or panel blood
What could cause all day long, every day feelings of Globus H. and the odd sensation of chin -jawbone soreness with cheek burning-strange neuralgia?
Could it be stress?: When taken together, globus sensation ("feeling of a lump"), air swallowing with resulting belching, & dry mouth/ throat are most consistent with stress/anxiety. So can be your neuralgias. Managing your stress (& reasons for same) may be your key to relief. To be sure however get evaluated to rule out organic or motility disorders here. ...Read more
Lump in the throat: Feeling a lump in your throat w/out cause is often the description given to get this Dx. The most likely reason is anxiety for which you can seek psychotherapy. To get DIY relief, gently warm your throat w/ a cloth and then w/ posture straight, stretch neck back till looking up. Do slow tilting/rolling of head and gently massage the tightened muscles on neck sides lengthwise till they relax. Best! ...Read more
Sure: Globus hystericus is also called by other names including globus sensation or globus pharyngis. It literally means a feeling of having a lump in your throat or some obstruction which may feel like you are choking. Other people may feel pain in their throat and chest. When no underlying medical conditions can be found for these sensations it is labeled as a psychiatric condition related to anxiety,. ...Read more
Globus hystericus: Swallowing is complex act. Stress, anxiety, or full panic attacks can cause some people to feel tightness in the throat -- or feel as if something is stuck in the throat. This is called globus hystericus. This is not a complete diagnosis in itself, but is a symptom only. Because many physical problems may also lead to a similar sensation, it's important to be examined so these can be ruled out. ...Read more
See pcp: It is an outdated term meaning having the sensation of "a lump in one's throat" when there is none. See your pcp to make sure there is no medical cause for this feeling. This may also be a nervous tic or symptom of anxiety. Discuss treatment options with your pcp who knows your medical history. Take care. ...Read more
Pls can u advice me what is the difference between globus pharengeous and globus hytericus?
New vs. Old name: "Globus sensation" is another term for the sensation that something is stuck in the throat (pharynx, hence pharyngeus). It used to be referred to as globus hystericus because it was believed to be psychogenic. It is now understood that it can have physiologic and anatomic causes, so the more general terms are more accepted. ...Read more