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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?

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

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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?

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?

What have you tried?: Sometimes, that feeling can be caused by GE reflux, and the usual first step is to try an over the counter H2 blocker like Pepcid or Zantac (ranitidine). Seeing your doctor ASAP may give you other options if that doesn't help within a day or two. Good Luck! ...Read more

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Globus sensation, acid reflux, had gastroscopy, said everything is fine, LES open a tiny bit, keep taking lanzoprazole, feeling worse now. Why?

Globus sensation, acid reflux, had gastroscopy, said everything is fine, LES open a tiny bit, keep taking lanzoprazole, feeling worse now. Why?

Medication effects: 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.
Avoid
•Caffeine •Alcohol
•Smoking
•See Gastroenterologist for Lansoprazole side effects, •Psychiatrist for Anxiety, Medication ...Read more

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Can globus (something stuck in throat feeling) last for years purely due to psychological reasons.i.e. Without any other physical abnormality.

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

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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?

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

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Does globus pharynges ever go away? It seems like its taking forever. Lump in throat feeling.

Does globus pharynges ever go away? It seems like its taking forever. Lump in throat feeling.

Globus: Depends on the cause. If its acid reflux, then diet changes and antacids would help. If it dehydration, then water. Uncommon it can be thyroid gland inflammation ...Read more

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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?

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

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Globus hystericus. Belly bloating, burning sensation, gurgling noises. Pinching feeling at sides and on the sides of the bellybutton. Lower back ache?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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What is globus sensation?

What is globus sensation?

Feeling in throat: Feels like there is something in the throat when there is nothing there....can also be caused by GERD/ LPR commonly ...Read more

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How do u treat globus and what symptoms does globus show?

How do u treat globus and what symptoms does globus show?

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

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How can you treat globus hystericus?

How can you treat globus hystericus?

Talk to your doctor : This is an old term for anxiety. It is treated with medication and psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about globus hystericus?

Can you tell me about globus hystericus?

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

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What does it mean to have globus hystericus?

What does it mean to have globus hystericus?

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

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What are the causes of globus pharengeous? Thanks

What are the causes of globus pharengeous?
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Reflux and PND: Anything that causes swelling in your pharynx. This can include larynopharyngeal reflux and postnasal drip. ...Read more

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What is the difference between in dysphagia and globus?

What is the difference between in dysphagia and globus?

DYSPHAGIA: Dysphagia is difficulty swallowing. Globus means sensation of fullness or mass in the throat. They may occur together but usually occur independently. ...Read more

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What is a globus pharyngis? Is it common? And when does it subside?

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

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Why does silent reflux cause globus sensation? How long can I take prilorsec safety?

Why does silent reflux cause globus sensation? How long can I take prilorsec safety?

Swelling: LPR causes that "lump" sensation due to the swelling and inflammation in the back surface of the larynx which encroaches on the entrance to the upper esophagus for swallowing. You can take Prilosec as long as necessary under the guidance of your doctor. ...Read more

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Pls can u advice me what is the difference between globus pharengeous and globus hytericus? Thanks

Pls can u advice me what is the difference between globus pharengeous and globus hytericus?

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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

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Pls can u advice of the causes of globus hystericus,? Secondly, is this a disease of females or both genders get it? Thanks

Pls can u advice of the causes of globus hystericus,?
Secondly, is this a disease of females or both genders get it? Thanks

See below: Globus is a sensation of a lump in the throat that occurs between meals. It is not uncommon and both genders seem to get it. It is associated with stress and may be related in some to abnormal esophageal function or spasm. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treats globus?

What kind of doctor treats globus?

Globus: Sensation of lump in the throat. If related to anxiety or hysteria, a Mental Health Professional can provide treatment. ...Read more

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Can u get rid of globus?

Can u get rid of globus?

Globus: Yes but depends on the cause be it dryness, acid reflux, anxiety or thyroid issues ...Read more