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Constant ball of phlegm in back of throat?

Constant ball of phlegm in back of throat?

Post nasal drip: This can be from nasal allergies, an allergies can help you , you need a nasal spray. ...Read more

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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What are those white/yellowish ball that come from the back of my throat?

What are those white/yellowish ball that come from the back of my throat?

Tonsilliths: Hello, food particles can get stuck in the pockets or crevices of your tonsils. Gargle with plain water after every meal. This should help to keep your tonsils clean. ...Read more

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I keep losing my voice , at least 4x a year , I have white balls in the back of my throat?

I keep losing my voice , at least 4x a year , I have white balls in the back of my throat?

Need diagnosis: Loss of voice can be secondary to many possibilities. Overuse, misuse of the voice. Reflux of acid from the stomach. If you are a teacher or professional speaker you need a diagnosis. A very common cause of a voice problem is a simple cold or viral infection. If the voice becomes normal within 7-10 days, then it is one of the above. If the voice disorder exceeds 2-3 weeks, see an ENT doc. ...Read more

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Little white balls in back of throat causing it to hurt when i swallow, should I be concerned?

Little white balls in back of throat causing it to hurt when i swallow, should I be concerned?

White balls : Hello, the white balls in the back of your throat sound like tonsilliths. These are food particles that get stuck in the tonsil tissues. They harden and make your tonsils look like they are infected. Under these tonsil balls is a cavity or crevice that may be inflamed and infected causing your pain. Gargle with water after every meal. This helps to clear these white balls. Also see your doctor. ...Read more

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When I put my head straight back and rub my throat (the ball in my throat) I feel it more on the left side then on the right it's been like this for a whole is this something to worry about?

When I put my head straight back and rub my throat (the ball in my throat) I feel it more on the left side then on the right it's been like this for a whole is this something to worry about?

Get checked: The best way to examine the neck is with neck muscles relaxed and not stretched back. However there is normally no asymmetry with respect to structures on either side of the midline Have your Physician examine your neck and throat for peace of mind. ...Read more

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When i swallow i feel a ball in the back of my throat why?

Depends....: This may be due to swelling, a choanal polyp or an enlarged uvula among orther possibilities. Best to have your otolaryngologist examine this are to determine the exact cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have sticky thick clear mucus at the back of my throat. My nose is blocked but not running. It hurts to eat. Feels like a giant ball of mucus?

Post nasal drip: This is post nasal drip and is from uncontrolled nasal allergies. You need to have adequate control of your nasal congestion, see an allergist they can help you. ...Read more

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I have the feeling of a ball/lump in back throat , it don't hurt...But uncomfortable. And hard to explain. How should I say it to e-n-t specialist?

Globus sensation: Let the ENT know you have a "globus sensation". He/she will conduct a thorough examination including a flexible laryngoscopy to make sure it is not a serious condition. ...Read more

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