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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pls can u advice of the causes of globus hystericus, ?
Secondly , is this a disease of females or both genders get it ?Thanks
Reassuring yourself : And reinforcement from other people and medical professionals that there's nothing serious with your sympom should help. Find ways to manage and overcome your fears and anxieties! take care! http://www.Panic-anxiety.Com/articles/globus-hystericus/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you use acupuncture to treat globus hystericus, does it have anything to do to correct your qi?
Ask acupuncturists: Globus hystericus is the sensation of a ball or lump in the throat or neck. It is associated to neurosis or "nerves", or anxiety. You should ask an acupuncturist if they use it for anxiety. Make sure it is definitively globus hystericus and not something else like goiter, brachial or troglossal cyst, enlarge lymph nodes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: The sensation of a lump in the throat without any actual physical obstruction or problem. Sometimes there is a dismotility issue. Usually the idea is that there is nothing physically wrong but it because of anxiety or depression and this is the person's manner of expressing their symptom (somatizing). See your doctor as a first step to rule out other cause and to get assistance. Good luck! ...Read more
Is hysteria still a recognisable disease in modern day psychiatry , is globus hystericus a new name for it or is that a different problem?
Conversion reaction: Globus hystericus is a conversion disorder which can include symptoms like problems swallowing, a sense of choking or suffocation, difficulty breathing, lack of speech and feeling like there is a lump in the throat. A hysterical reaction is an old term for a conversion disorder. Hysteria is now termed conversion reaction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In articles about Globus Pharyngeus (/Globus hystericus) I keep reading that a mild hoarseness can be an accompanying symptom, how does it cause that?
Irritation of larynx: The larynx houses your vocal box, and irritation and inflammation can cause hoarseness. With regard to globus pharyngeus, a primary culprit often includes reflux that irritates the tissues in the larynx. Constant throat clearing may also impact one's voice by irritating the larynx. ...Read more
Had a blood test resulting in low iron could that be the reason I have had globus hystericus symptoms, since taking supplements the symptoms gone?
Seems: Very unlikely, but glad you are better. ...Read more
My husband has been told by a doctor that he may have globus hystericus. What is the best course of action to treat this? He has been through 2 heart ablutions in 3 years and is now taking sotalol to keep him in rhythm. There have been no other traumas
If : If it really is globus hystericus, then it may be a variant form of panic anxiety. At the same time, you do want to be sure that there isn't some other physical illness causing the symptoms. Sotalol (a beta blocker) can sometimes mask or diminish panic symptoms, making panic diagnosis more difficult. If panic is confirmed by a careful psychiatric history, then treatment might include such medications as a daily ssri antidepressant or twice daily clonazepam, as well as psychotherapy. ...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
Can i get globus hytercius from smoking because everytime i smoke or try to swallow or listen to music i feel a lump how can I cure it will it go away?
Anxiety symptoms +: You've asked other questions about smoking weed & cigarettes, and feeling anxious. A lump in the throat with swallowing, smoking, or listening to music is likely to be anxiety-related. If you've had a healthy checkup with your doctor, your next step is to work with a psychotherapist on your anxiety -- there are effective talk therapies for this! avoiding weed & cigarettes is good too. ...Read more
See pcp: It is an outdated term meaning having the sensation of "a lump in one's throat" when there 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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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