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When swallowing, feels like something is stuck in my chest. It feels like a pill is stuck there?

When swallowing, feels like something is stuck in my chest. It feels like a pill is stuck there?

Dysphagia: Food or pills that feel like they are getting stuck in the esophagus need to be evaluated by a gastroenterologist. A scope can be passed into the esophagus and they can examine for narrowing or strictures which may be causing the obstruction. ...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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My throat is so sore feels like there is something stuck in back of my throat it hurts?

My throat is so sore feels like there is something stuck in back of my throat it hurts?

See your doc: Have your doctor take a look at the back of your throat and you might need to see an ent. It could be simple post nasal drip, limited tonsillitis/pharyngitis, or acid reflux. Usually conservative therapy helps: soft food, bland food, adequate hydration. ...Read more

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It feels like something is stuck in my nose and when I breath in it feels like a tickle?

It feels like something is stuck in my nose and when I breath in it feels like a tickle?

Get an exam: You might just have an allergy which can cause a tickle or itch. However, if you are stuffy and have reduced sense of smell you could have a benign cyst called a nasal polyp. Get your nose examined. ...Read more

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Feels like something is in my ear?

Feels like something is in my ear?

Exam time: I have found everything from beads and rocks to bugs in someone's ear beyond the expected earwax. At some point it will bother you enough to have it looked at. ...Read more

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My throat feels like something stuck in it. Feels like someone is squeezing my throat. Little hard to swallow. Neck feels big. No sickness. What?

Lump in Throat : At your age, the symptoms you describe point to possible thyroid gland enlargement. This can be easily checked by your doctor by running some simple lab and imaging tests. ...Read more

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Why does it hurts to swallow and feels like something is stuck in my throat?

Why does it hurts to swallow and feels like something is stuck in my throat?

Needs to be checked: You need to have it checked by your family doctor.It may be a strep infection or some other condition.Meanwhile you may try gargles with some salt in warm water, it may help with the symptoms or you can suck on throat lozencesor use honey and lemon home remedies. ...Read more

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Why does it hurts to swallow and feels like something is stuck in my throat?

Why does it hurts to swallow and feels like something is stuck in my throat?

Watch it: If this is a new thing, you might have scratched your throat somehow. It should resolve in a few days. If not, see your doctor for exam. You might need a scope to look into your throat. ...Read more

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Feels like something is stuck in my throat and chin feels tight?

Feels like something is stuck in my throat and chin feels tight?

Throat: See ur Doctor to examine ur throat. Some esophageal disorders, psychiatric conditions, electrolyte disturbances and infections may present in this way. Exam and interview should be enough to ascertain proper clinical path and work-up. ...Read more

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Feels like food is stuck in my throat?

Difficulty swallowin: Time to see an otolaryngologist (ear, nose & throat specialist). ...Read more

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Spots on throat and it feels like something is stuck in my throat. What does this sound like?

Spots on throat and it feels like something is stuck in my throat. What does this sound like?

Throat: Difficult to tell if tonsils or something else, without looking at it. Consult your pcp for exam. ...Read more

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It feels food is stuck in my throat?

It feels food is stuck in my throat?

SEE A GI SPECIALIST: You may have an esophageal ulcer or a stricture . Do you smoke cigarettes and or drink alcohol? Then you might have a more serious problem--a tumor. You may have narrowing of the esophagus from chronic gastroesophageal reflux. You need to see your doctor and get a barium swallow or upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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Feels like somethings stuck in my throat, could it be my thyroid?

Yes: Other common causes of dysphagia ( sense of something stuck in throat ) are allergies with post nasal drip and acid reflux which may occur without heartburn. Thyroid can be evaluated with us and allergies or reflux with over the counter medications from pharmacy. ...Read more

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Bump like sensation in my throat, it feels like something is stuck in my throat but i cant cough it up, drinking something doesn't do anything?

Bump like sensation in my throat, it feels like something is stuck in my throat but i cant cough it up, drinking something doesn't do anything?

Needds examination: This could be secondary to something as benign as allergies, but could be secondary to something more serious such as an infection or growth. Would see your Family Dr or an ENT Dr. ...Read more

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After I eat it always feels like something is stuck in my throat. Why?

Depends: That could be a variety of things ranging from minor to concerning. Although things like heartburn or chronic post nasal drip could play a role, a conversation and exam with a doctor is probably important because of the potentially more serious concerns. Sometimes an imaging or endoscopy is needed. In the meantime chew your food well and take small bites! ...Read more

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The left side of my throat hurts, it feels like a pulled muscle but when I swallow it feels like there is a ball stuck in my throat. Why?

The left side of my throat hurts, it feels like a pulled muscle but when I swallow it feels like there is a ball stuck in my throat. Why?

Throat: Could be your thyroid with enlargement of a nodule, acid reflux, a muscle strain or viral if its been going on for a short time. You can try warm salt water gargles but its something you should check out ...Read more

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Throat hurts feels like something stuck and I feel it in my neck also.

Throat hurts feels like something stuck and I feel it in my neck also.

Sore throat: If the pain is new and different than the discomfort with reflux, then you most likely have pharyngitis of a throat infection. Try hydration, rest, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Nyquil and if after a couple of days you are not improving see your doctor as you may need antibiotics. Avoid nicotine and alcohol. ...Read more