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Lump At The Back Of My Throat
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 have a hard white lump at the back of my throat on the right side witch is causing pain when swallowing?
I have a lump at the back of my throat its extremely uncomfortable. I have had it checked twice ENT and dr think it's scar tissue should I worry?
No simple answer: You need to check this out promptly....A good ENT can help resolve the question by a careful examination. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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