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It Always Feels Like Something Is Stuck In My Throat Should I Be Worried
ENT evaluation to: Rule out foreign body, infection, tumor, structural or functional abnormality is most important. Even if the exam is normal, a follow-up with ENT in 2-4 months is warranted if the symptoms persist, sooner if they worsen. "worrying" is not productive and in fact may contribute to the sense of something stuck in the throat. Reasonable concern, a good action plan w/ follow thru and stay relaxed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For the past month and a half I constantly feel like something is stuck in my throat everything I eat something what can the cause be I'm worried.
I have had a white nodule seems to be protruding out of my tonsil . It didn't seem to hurt to swallow but did hurt If I touched the side of my throat but now feels as if there is something in my throat . Should I be worried ?
No, a tonsil stone: is a benign accumulation of bacteria and debris that can form in a crypt (groove) of a person's tonsil(s). Alhough this problem may cause discomfort, it is not dangerous and is usually easily treatable. A tonsil stone can sometimes be removed by gargling with salt water, or brushing the tonsil with a tooth brush. If these measures don't work, consider seeing an ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Willem tonsils causing the back of my throat and tonsils to touch feel like somethings stuck in my throat should I be worried?
Inflammation: It sounds like you have an inflammation that is causing this tissue to swell. Also if this lymph tissue cannot drain, it will swell. Try using hot tea (not scolding hot) and take Aspirin to assist in reduction of the inflammation and drainage. Augment this by keeping your neck warm (scarf) to boost your immune system. ...Read more
Many possibilities: If it is in the middle of the neck then dermoid, thyroglossal duct cyst, lymph node, thyroid isthmus nodule are most likely. If on the sides then lymph node ( benign or cancer), salivary gland tumor, branchial cleft cyst, thyroid lobe nodule are main possibilities. If it persists for more than two weeks see ent. ...Read more
Nothing horrible: You could get genital group a strep from this. In general this doesn't happen to post pubertal patients but if you start with discharge, redness, painful urination or are just concerned get checked out. It is easy to diagnose and easy to treat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had a tickly cough for 6 weeks and have a small white spot on left side of throat should I be worried?
I have pain in my chest when I breath and it's starting to lead up to my throat.. Should I be worried? Any ideas of what I can do fo it?
Yesterday I woke up w/ sore throat felt like a ball in there but this more just sore throat. Should I be worried?
I have Hashimotos. For about a month, I've had trouble swallowing, a raspy voice and I feel a lump in my throat. Should I be worried about cancer?
No. Cancer unlikely: see an endocrinologist who specializes in diseases of the thyroid. Hashimotos is an autoimmune disease where your own immune system attacks your thyroid. You need to have your thyroid hormone checked and a thyroid ultrasound. What you may be feeling could be from acute thyroiditis or a thyroid nodule. While most thyroid nodules are benign, it needs to be watched closely in younger patients. ...Read more
I just noticed some bumps at the posterior pharngeal wall ( it's not smooth). recently I have scratchy throat. Should I be worried?
I have palapable lyphm node in front of my neck right in between my ear and throat. Should I be worried had it prolly 5-10 years go down and up?
Relax: Most lymph nodes that havent changed size generally over 10 years are not concerning. Still you shoul see a doctor who can do a complete exam and history ...Read more
Reason to worry: Yes, you should be worried. Bulimia can cause a range of medical complications. I'm assuming you are engaged in self-induced vomiting. Stomach acid and repeated vomiting can damage your esophagus (sore throat and far worse), cause dangerous electrolyte imbalances, and lead to a variety of other potentially serious medical problems. See a mental health professional and get treatment now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently had difficulty swallowing a Lexapro (escitalopram) pill. It then dissolved in my throat. Should I be worried?
Well I have been waking up with a dry throat plus a dry cough and today I saw that I had red bumps at the back of my throat.should I be worried???
I recently had a barium swallow and the pa and tech said they saw calcification in my throat. Should i be worried that this could be serious?
Wait for Radiologist: Wait for the full report of the radiologist and meanwhile ignore the observations of pa and tech. They are not trained to interpret the xrays including barium swallw when report is available follow up with your doctor and only he/she can tell you if there is anything abnormal. ...Read more
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