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May not work: Methacarbamol (robaxin), a centrally acting anti-spasmodic medication ("muscle relaxer") with zero direct activity on muscles. In simple terms, it tricks the brain to trick the body. It is one of the safer anti-spasmodic agents and ideally only used for short term treatment of musculoskeletal disorders such as sprains. In refractory cases of globus spasm, the choice is at the discretion of the dr. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can I do to get rid of globus, throat spasms? I am miserable and have already seen my doctor and he diagnosed me with globus.
Globus : Globus can be a difficult diagnosis to treat. Often no physical source is found. In challenging scenarios, consultation with an ENT neurologist and a gastroenterologist may be needed. ...Read more
What is globus? For throat? Doc on here uses that word but can't really google it to find right answer.
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
3wks of Globus-like throat, and 5days of a swollen R-side chin bump, sft, nickel-sized, and painful. No fever but receding gums. What can this be?
Inflammation: Acid reflux can cause inflammation of tissues or irritation of the nerve endings in your upper airway/GI tract which can be perceived as a sensation of a lump in your throat. Sometimes depression or anxiety which are associated with pro-inflammatory states in your body can cause the same sensation. ...Read more
Felt globus sensation in throat from stress, started coughing cuz throat tickled. Is this related to a tumor?
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.
Trying to think positive, but once i have negative thought related to health anxiety, it feels as something is caught in voice box/throat. globus?
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