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I have a hard white lump at the back of my throat on the right side witch is causing pain when swallowing?

I have a hard white lump at the back of my throat on the right side witch is causing pain when swallowing?

See doctor: Please see your doctor for an examination and a possible biopsy. While it may be benign, it could also be quite serious. ...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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I've been suffering with a uncomfortable lump at the back of my throat for around a year now my dr suspected scar tissue?

I've been suffering with a uncomfortable lump at the back of my throat for around a year now my dr suspected scar tissue?

Consider ENT eval: While i would trust the diagnosis of your physician who knows you best, if this should change, grow, bleed or cause any degree of obstruction, i would consider obtaining a second opinion from an ENT physician. ...Read more

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I have a lump in the back of my throat on the left side. What could it be?

I have a lump in the back of my throat on the left side. What could it be?

No simple answer: You need to check this out promptly....A good ENT can help resolve the question by a careful examination. ...Read more

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Is there a reason it constantly feels like there is a lump in the back of my throat?

Is there a reason it constantly feels like there is a lump in the back of my throat?

Throat lump: One of the more common problems that causes this problem is reflux. Reflux is pretty common and reflux to the voice box, which is called laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr). This is one of the hallmark symptom. In order to be sure, you should really have someone take a look at it to make sure it isn't something more serious. ...Read more

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There is a pink pea sized lump in the back of my throat. No pain but I can feel it. Hasn't always been there. Long time smoker.

Throat lump: Go to your PCP or get an appointment wth an Otolaryngologist (ENT) ear, nose, and throat specialist. You may need a biopsy but there is no way you can get a diagnosis without being seen. Good luck. ...Read more

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I feel a lump in the back of my throat, can it be cancer?

I feel a lump in the back of my throat, can it be cancer?

Maybe, maybe not: A lump anywhere in the body can be cancer, so one has to be lucky in life. In the throat, an infection is more likely than a cancer. Mono is from the ebv virus, and can cause swollen glands (lymph nodes) and big tonsils. Strep throat can do the same thing, but strep throat needs antibiotics. Some other infections can cause big lymph nodes. This all means that a trip to the doctor would be wise. ...Read more

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I feel like I have a small lump on the back of my throat. Infection or worse?

I feel like I have a small lump on the back of my throat. Infection or worse?

Need more history: Any form of inflammation at the back of the throat can produce the sensation you are describing. Generally this should resolve uneventfully in several days, but if it persists, gets worse, or is accompanied by other symptoms would suggest you see your doctor. You might try gargling with a saline solution which will help to reduce swelling. ...Read more

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I have had what feels like a lump in the back of my throat, makes me feel nashious for two weeks now. I can't swallow it. Is it serious or nuisance?

Try antihistamine: Can be a common symptom after URI or allergic-type pharyngitis with swollen mucosa. Try otc fexofenidine once daily for a few days and if you do, stop smoking. Should clear within a few days but if not see your doctor. ...Read more