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I have had a weird feeling in ny throat like theres food or something stuck in it. How can I get rid of it?

I have had a weird feeling in ny throat like theres food or something stuck in it. How  can I get rid of it?

Reflux precautions: Most likely you are having something that used to be called "globus hystericus." the classic "lump in the throat feeling" we now know is often due to spasm of the upper throat muscle that is supposed to relax when you swallow. This muscle hates acid and stomach juice and if you are having reflux (even if no heartburn) it can cause this muscle to tighten. Stop all acids and try Zantac (ranitidine) . Then see md. ...Read more

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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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How do I get rid of the lumpy feeling in my throat?

How do I get rid of the lumpy feeling in my throat?

Depends: There are so many possibilities to your symptom that you should really be examined. Try gargling with salt water and taking a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at bedtime. If this doesn't work, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this feeling of food stuck in the back of my throat?

How do I get rid of this feeling of food stuck in the back of my throat?

Please see your PCP: Or gastroenterologist. There are several things that can cause such a sensation. You do need to get it checked. Sorry, can't say what it is exactly as i can't examine you. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of the feeling of food stuck in your throat? Feels like it wants to come back up?

How can you get rid of the feeling of food stuck in your throat? Feels like it wants to come back up?

ENT doc: Unusual symptom. You may have some anatomical abnormality. You may have a swallowing idsorder of esophagus See ENt doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a feeling of needles in my throat, what can get rid of this?

Not normal: Unusual symptom. May be a variant of globhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Globus_pharyngiss. See ENT doc for evaluation if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Can Valium help get rid of the feeling of a lump in your throat?

Can Valium help get rid of the feeling of a lump in your throat?

Possibly: If the lump sensation is due to anxiety, it may be impacted by valium. However it would be better to address the underlying cause of your anxiety. See a therapist who practices cognitive behavioral therapy. ...Read more

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I think I have a pill stuck in my throat and now my upper chest and lower throat has a heavy feeling of pain. Is there a way to get rid of the pain?

I think I have a pill stuck in my throat and now my upper chest and lower throat has a heavy feeling of pain. Is there a way to get rid of the pain?

Globus sensation: The sensation of a lump in the throat is very common and there may not be anything stuck in your throat as long as you can swallow fluid and solid. See an ENT doctor if symptoms persists! ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to get rid of this dry scratchy feeling in my throat and pharyngitis?

Is there anything I can do to get rid of this dry scratchy feeling in my throat and pharyngitis?

See doctor..: If these symptoms are persisting, you need to see your doctor to determine the cause of your symptoms as well as provide the proper treatment. If your symptoms are due to bacterial infection, you may need antibiotics. If it is viral, your symptoms will be improving over time. Drink plenty of liquids! quit smoking if you are a smoker! ...Read more

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Have a feeling of an air bubble in my throat I have no pain swallowing it is annoying how do I get rid of it ?

Have a feeling of an air bubble in my throat I have no pain swallowing it is annoying how do I get rid of it ?

Air bubble: It's hard to say what the feeling of an air bubble in your throat could be caused by. If gargling with salt water doesn't improve it, see your doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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Tingly feeling in my throat and im constantly trying to cough to try to get rid of it but it doesn't im on neurotin could this be from the medicine?

Tingly feeling in my throat and im constantly trying to cough to try to get rid of it but it doesn't im on neurotin could this be from the medicine?

LPR : Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic sore throat, lump in the the throat , post nasal drip,phlegm in the throat, and throat clearing. Many studies show it responds best to proton pump inhibitor rx to heal properly. Need to see an ENT. It's not from medicine. ...Read more

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I tried to throw up workout pills now my throat burns. How do get rid of that feeling?

I tried to throw up workout pills now my throat burns. How do get rid of that feeling?

Drink milk: I would drink milk and avoid any acidic foods/drinks. Vomit is quite acidic and you likely irritated your esophageal lining. Don't do that to yourself in future! Seek help if you have issues with your body image/weight. Diet pills and vomiting not the answer or healthy! Best of luck. ...Read more

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Sore throat 3weeks now n cheeks feeling flushed (temp perfect) it all started with a cold but can get rid of sore throat, why the flushed face feeling?

Sore throat 3weeks now n cheeks feeling flushed (temp perfect) it all started with a cold but can get rid of sore throat, why the flushed face feeling?

Strep throat: if the back of your throat has white plagues and even is there is not a temperature increase, the cold may have exposed you to a superimposed bacterial strep infection. the flushing can be from the bacteria. Look at throat. white? call MD ...Read more

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I have a cold and took afrin (oxymetazoline). I got some of it down my throat and it has a numb, stinging feeling to it. Is there anyway to get rid of that?

I have a cold and took afrin (oxymetazoline). I got some of it down my throat and it has a numb, stinging feeling to it. Is there anyway to get rid of that?

Try eating or drink: If that doesn't help, then you will need to wait the 12 hours for it to wear off. I don't think the sensation would last the full 12 hours though. ...Read more

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Would taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm get rid of post nasal drip? That stuck at the bottom of my throat feeling will not go away!

Would taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm get rid of post nasal drip? That stuck at the bottom of my throat  feeling will not go away!

Perhaps: Mucinex (guaifenesin) is supposed to loosen mucus and is worth a try but in general it is not terribly effective. Use plain Mucinex (guaifenesin) for this, the dm is for cough. Saline nasal spray may work as well. Also consider reflux which can give this complaint. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a sore throat due to cough, feeling cold, stuffy nose, slight headache, body ache, and fatigue?

How can I get rid of a sore throat due to cough, feeling cold, stuffy nose, slight headache, body ache, and fatigue?

Take care of you.: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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i weigh 170, but the feeling of fat around my jaw, chin, neck is bad. even through exercise i cannot get rid of the feeling. is this a normal feeling?

 i weigh 170, but the feeling of fat around my jaw, chin, neck is bad. even through exercise i cannot get rid of the feeling. is this a normal feeling?

No, it's not: You really need to talk these things through w/ a therapist and try to understand how much they can damage your quality of life. It's not a simple statement - you need to consider a few different things. Only an expert diagnostician can figure out the nature of such mistaken ideas in each case - you might have a thought disorder of some sort. Have an evaluation and follow treatment recommendations ...Read more

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Can you describe how to get rid of sore throats?

Can you describe how to get rid of sore throats?

Sore throat: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a raw throat?

How can I get rid of a raw throat?

Reason: It depends on etiology. Some potential causes include sleep apnea, infection (viral, fungal, bacterial), sinus drainage/allergy/sinusitis, tonsillar cryptic debris, reflux. See your physician for an evaluation with persistent symptoms. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of level c throat?

Be more specific: I have no idea what level c throat is. Please provide symptoms and observations. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a sour throat?

Acid or infection: Possible causes of a sour throat are acid reflux especially if it is after meals or when laying down. A chronic tonsil or throat infection can also cause a sour taste. Suggest avoiding alcohol, caffeine, fatty and spicy foods, and no eating 3-4 hours before laying down along with otc antacids such as Prilosec . If no better after a month then may need antibiotic trial. ...Read more

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Hi, how do you get rid of a throat cold?

Be patient: If it is a true cold (viral throat infection) there isn't much you can do, except for treat the symptoms while your body fights the infection. Stay well hydrated, take lots of vitamin C and Zinc, take decongestants, cough suppressants, and fever/pain meds as needed. Typically these last for 5-7 days. ...Read more

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Food burned my throat, how to get rid of it ?

Food burned my throat, how to get rid of it ?

Throat burn: As long as you can swallow without too much discomfort, i wouldn't be too worried. It may take a few days, but it should go back to normal, quickly. If you have any trouble getting food/liquids down or if you have trouble breathing, go to the emergency room immediately. ...Read more