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In articles about Globus Pharyngeus (/Globus hystericus) I keep reading that a mild hoarseness can be an accompanying symptom, how does it cause that?

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

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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?

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 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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