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Doctor insights on: Globus Throat Condition

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Can i take robaxin for globus throat spasms?

Can i take robaxin for globus throat spasms?

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 more

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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Why does acid reflux cause globus sensation in throat?

Why does acid reflux cause globus  sensation  in throat?

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

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What is globus? For throat? Doc on here uses that word but can't really google it to find right answer.

What is globus? For throat? Doc on here uses that word but can't really google it to find right answer.

Lump: this is used to defined a lump. the term globus hystericus is used when someone feels a lump in his/her throat but the lump can not be found on physical examination ...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?

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 pharyngis ever go away? ive had a spasm in my throat for a few months and now im pretty worried, doctors saw nothing.

Does  globus pharyngis ever go away? ive had a spasm in my throat for a few months and now im pretty worried, doctors saw nothing.

Depends on cause.: Globus Pharyngitis is the inflammation of one or more parts of the throat due to GERD(common cause) esophageal dysmotility, laryngo-pharyngitis or psychogenic causes. To get better, one must find the cause to eliminate it. It is not a true dysphagia so you can still swallow but it is annoying. ...Read more

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I've had rast found no serious allergies minor ones they said i could still eat it but almost after an hour of eating throat feels of closing globus ?

See a b/c allergist: The rast test may at time provide false-negative results. If you have problem with throat closure from a food, stay away from it regardless of the test result. If the reaction is questionable, your allergist may do a food challenge on you . Be sure to have an Epinephrine kit with you at all times in the meanwhile. ...Read more