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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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I feel like there's a lump in my throat a little above my Adam's apple when I swallow about the size of a pill. Food hangs in that area as well. Help?

I feel like there's a lump in my throat a little above my Adam's apple when I swallow about the size of a pill. Food hangs in that area as well. Help?

Lump: If food is getting stuck there, it may be a narrowing or a pouch/hernia. Arrange for a scope of that area to see if there are any anatomical reasons for your symptoms. All the best. ...Read more

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I just got over the flu nand stomach aches and now I feel like there's a lump in my throat. I threw up twice today what is the lump never had it before?

I just got over the flu nand stomach aches and now I feel like there's a lump in my throat. I threw up twice today what is the lump never had it before?

Feelig throat Lump: After vomitting, the irritation from acid from the stomach can give you a feeling of lump in the throat. However after flue like symptoms, need to be checked for tonsillar swelling including abscess. Need to go to emergency room immediately if you feel shorness of breath. If not, advised to see your doctor if symptoms persist. Be well. ...Read more

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I constantly feel like there's a lump in my throat and my tongue will go numb or tingle. Why?

I constantly feel like there's a lump in my throat and my tongue will go numb or tingle. Why?

Need eval: I can't tell you what is going on. The best thing for you to do is see an oral surgeon or an ENT for an exam. It could bea umber of things. ...Read more

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I have the flu-have been coughing for 3 days now. Everytime I swallow I feel like there's a huge lump in my throat-did I damage my vocal chords?

I have the flu-have been coughing for 3 days now. Everytime I swallow I feel like there's a huge lump in my throat-did I damage my vocal chords?

Not likely. . .: It's not likely that you damaged your vocal cord from coughing as long as you can talk & sing as you've always done. The throat is a fairly large area so it's difficult to figure out what's going on when you describe a lump w/o stating where on your throat. Most likely, you have a lump on one side of your jaw or the other, or perhaps one one side of the neck or the other, suggesting swollen glands. ...Read more

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Feels like a lump in my throat?

Feels like a lump in my throat?

Lump in throat: A lump in the throat, also called globus sensation, is the persistent sensation of having phlegm or some obstruction in the throat. It could be due to inflammation related to acid reflux, infection, an ulcer or a mass in the throat. But stress,  associated with anxiety or depression, can tighten up the muscles of the throat, causing this sensation. Should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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It feels like I have a lump in my throat, what could it be?

It feels like I have a lump in my throat, what could it be?

Different things...: It is not possible to determine what you are feeling. A professional needs to see and touch what you think is there. It could be as simple as a swollen gland, to swelling from trauma to something more serious. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like there is a lump in my throat?

Why do I feel like there is a lump in my throat?

You would have to: Be medically evaluated with a thorough history to answer this question. This would help to determine if there is an actual lump/ mass or if it is a sensation (such as seen with anxiety disorders). ...Read more

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I feel like I have a lump in my throat when I shallow?

I feel like I have a lump in my throat when I shallow?

Could be thyroid: This could be caused by an enlarged thyroid, or thyroid nodule. You can do a neck check as described here: https://www. Aace. Com/sites/alt. Aace. Com/files/pdfs/neck_check. Pdf or ask your doctor to do a thyroid exam. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning, felt like I have a lump in my throat. What is it?

I woke up this morning, felt like I have a lump in my throat. What is it?

Throat lump: I do not know what the lump in your throat is, but as with any unexplained lesion that suddenly presents, I suggest that you go to your doctor, or more specifically an Ear Nose and Throat specialist aka an ENT doctor so that a visual examination may be performed and ideal treatment if indicated, rendered. Specific tests may be appropriate for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I choke and have a feeling like there is a lump in my throat. Is it normal after a c5c6 fusion?

I choke and have a feeling like there is a lump in my throat. Is it normal after a c5c6 fusion?

Depends how long: This can be normal if it is recent after the surgery as the swelling can cause these issues, especially if it was an anterior approach. If you are further out then a month, you could have some nerve damage that could be affecting your swallowing and this should be assessed by your neurosurgeon. If you are coming or aspirating, this can lead to severe complications like pneumonia. ...Read more

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Why does it feel like I have a lump in my throat after being kicked there? Will the sensation ever go away?

Why does it feel like I have a lump in my throat after being kicked there? Will the sensation ever go away?

It depends how much: Damage is there, See an ent specialist. I hope this helps. If you still have any concern about this contact me on my Virtual Practice at www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Got hit with heavy object in the throat, its been a week and it still feels like I have a lump in my throat, is this normal?

Got hit with heavy object in the throat, its been a week and it still feels like I have a lump in my throat, is this normal?

Medical eval: You should see your physician for an exam, and there may be a need for further evaluation with an imaging test such as an ultrasound or CT scan. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a lump in my throat I saw it today, and it's look like a lump. And also a strange feeling in my throat. What can I do?

I have a lump in my throat I saw it today, and it's look like a lump. And also a strange feeling in my throat. What can I do?

See a clinician: Limos in the throat may be serious, so, it is best to determine where it came from. A good exam of external and external throat area is needed, and maybe a swab as well. There is a lot of sexually transmitted oral disease which can lead to serious problems if. It treated, so it should be checked out. ...Read more

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After I eat it feels like I have I lump in my throat. What is it?

Could be. ..: Anything from a zenker's diverticulum (less likely) to esophageal reflux. If it persists you should see a doctor. ...Read more