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What can cause a lump in the throat feeling w/ extra saliva? It's making me nauseous. I try to burp it away, but it doesn't help. Stress? Indigestion?

What can cause a lump in the throat feeling w/ extra saliva? It's making me nauseous. I try to burp it away, but it doesn't help. Stress? Indigestion?

Too many: There are too many possibilities to list in this limited forum. As a general rule any pain, bleeding or (as in your case) swelling should be investigated. Please call your primary care physician. Referral to an ear/nose/throat specialist may be a viable option. Good luck. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Excessive mouth watering what is that about?

Excessive mouth watering what is that about?

Temporary: Increased salivation is usually a temporary problem. Increased saliva is sometimes related to difficulty swallowing or excessive saliva production by salivary glands. Infection in throat and mouth, gastroesophageal reflux, problem with dentures, inflammation of lining of mouth, allergies, sinusitis. Etc. If continues see your physician for advice. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive mouth watering and the need to swallow to prevent vomiting?

What can cause excessive mouth watering and the need to swallow to prevent vomiting?

A primitive reflex: The vomiting reflex is controlled by two units in the brain medulla--one receives nerve impulses from the GI tract, the other is a chemical receptor. Both have nerve connections to not only the GI tract (pharynx, mesenteric vessels, bile ducts) but also from brain corticobulbar areas that mediate smells, sights, & taste. What is your vomiting apparatus responding to (e.g. GI &/or brain inputs)? ...Read more

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Got my tonsillectomy on Monday.. so I'm on my 6th day. Throat and Mouth is dry, hurts to swallow, feeling sharp pains. no amount of water helps..help?

Got my tonsillectomy on Monday.. so I'm on my 6th day. Throat and Mouth is dry, hurts to swallow, feeling sharp pains. no amount of water helps..help?

Dry throat: Because it hurts to swallow after a tonsillectomy, patients often get dry mucous membranes which worsens post-op pain. Gargling with warm salt water can help, as can numbing lozenges that relieve pain. Drooling, inability to swallow, bleeding, difficulty speaking or difficulty breathing should be evaluated as soon as possible by a physician. ...Read more

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Rough dry patch on roof of mouth very irritating worse when drinking water. no pain at all. A lot of post nasal drip. Hairy feeling in throat. Help!

Rough dry patch on roof of mouth very irritating worse when drinking water. no pain at all. A lot of post nasal drip. Hairy feeling in throat. Help!

See an Allergist: Sounds like your symptoms could be allergy related. Your best bet is to make an appointment with an Allergist so that a full exam, clinical history, and appropriate testing can be completed. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a big lump in the upper part of my mouth on the side along with a lump feeling in my throat also a tingling feel in the face all on the same side?

I am experiencing  a big lump in the upper part of my mouth on the side along with a lump feeling in my throat also a tingling feel in the face all on the same side?

Lump: Any pain, bleeding, or as in your case swelling should be evaluated. Important that you see your Dentist immediately. Most likely cause would be spreading infection, but there are many other possibilities. ...Read more

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I've been on prilosec for a while as well as zoloft (sertraline). Still have lump in throat feeling and now a dry mouth. ?

I've been on prilosec for a while as well as zoloft (sertraline).  Still have lump in throat feeling and now a dry mouth.  ?

Talk to doctor: I presume your doctor was treated you for laryngopharyngeal reflux. Assuming that you are taking Prilosec correctly (before breakfast) , you may need to take it before dinner as well but should not do so until you have talked to your doctor. If the problem persists, see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Started choking on food when eating/swallowing.Throat full of phlegm. Constant lump in throat feeling always swallowing.Afraid to eat-there've been 2 times I almost didn't get food out of mouth/throat in time. Cough,rib/chest pain. Ideas/Help please?

Started choking on food when eating/swallowing.Throat full of phlegm. Constant lump in throat feeling always swallowing.Afraid to eat-there've been 2 times I almost didn't get food out of mouth/throat in time. Cough,rib/chest pain. Ideas/Help please?

Be seen: What you are describing medically would be called dysphagia, there are multiple causes. Among the more common is chronic reflux disease leading to constrict ute of the esophagus. Consider being seen. Work up would likely include a swallowing study and an egd. ...Read more

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Everytime my wake up my tongue and throat area feels weird, like a scratchy feeling, but goes away after drinking water? is this natural or psychologi

Everytime my wake up my tongue and throat area feels weird, like a scratchy feeling, but goes away after drinking water? is this natural or psychologi

Post nasal drip or..: You might be having post nasal drip or acid reflux which usually act up when you are laying down for a prolonged period of time. That's why the throat bothers you in the morning. Try to eat a healthy diet with low fat, avoid caffeine, sauces, soda, candy, mint, spicy food, all of which cause acid reflux. If nasal congestion you may use saline nasal drops. ...Read more

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Lump feeling in throat. On and off for several weeks. Noticed increase in mucous in throat as well. Lump feeling really noticeable when turning head. Sometimes feeling will go away then come back hours or day or two later. Sore throat at times. ?

Lump feeling in throat. On and off for several weeks. Noticed increase in mucous in throat as well. Lump feeling really noticeable when turning head. Sometimes feeling will go away then come back hours or day or two later. Sore throat at times.
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LPR: Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic sore throat, lump in the the throat , post nasal drip, phlegm in the throat, and throat clearing. Many studies show it responds best to proton pump inhibitor rx (ie. Nexium, (esomeprazole) Prilosec, Dexilant) .Eat a low acid diet, minimize acid containing beverages. ...Read more

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Had an mri of head about a year ago would that have shown any signs of throat csncer? Have sore throat for 2 weeks and lump feeling in throat

Had an mri of head about a year ago would that have shown any signs of throat csncer? Have sore throat for 2 weeks and lump feeling in throat

Possibly: Even though your whole head or body goes into an MRI machine, the images and evaluation are focused on specific areas. Sometimes an abnormality in an adjacent area will be noticed by a radiologist, but an MRI of the head does not fully image the throat and neck. On the other hand, throat cancer is rare in non-smokers who do not use tobacco. See an ENT if you are worried!! ...Read more

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Lump feeling in throat at trachea after 2 pm and subside at 9pm, bending my head downwards causes suffocation, TSH 0.69, lengthy talk ignites uneasynes?

Lump feeling in throat at trachea after 2 pm and subside at 9pm, bending my head downwards causes suffocation, TSH 0.69, lengthy talk ignites uneasynes?

Unsure: Check the normal range for your reference lab but for ours it is normal. If you are having sob you should have an ultrasound of the thyroid. Sob with thyroid enlargement is an indication for surgery. If your voice is off you should have it examined by an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Lump feeling in throat. On and off for several weeks. Noticed increase in mucous in throat as well. Lump feeling really noticeable when turning head. Sometimes feeling will go away then come back hours or day or two later. No other symptoms.

Lump feeling in throat. On and off for several weeks. Noticed increase in mucous in throat as well. Lump feeling really noticeable when turning head. Sometimes feeling will go away then come back hours or day or two later. No other symptoms.

Tender lump: Tender lump under skin or feeling in throat is usually a swollen lymph node or an infected sweat and gland. Rarely is it due to a mass/tumor. See you MD as this could be a virus (ie, mono) or other issue depending on your risks. ...Read more

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Could my wisdom teeth erupting be related to lump in throat feeling?

Could my wisdom teeth erupting be related to lump in throat feeling?

Yes but...: 38 yrs old id late for wisdom teeth to be "erupting". Your feeling still could be related to the teeth or wisdom teeth but not likely to the normal eruption of the wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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My mother has been getting white clumps on her tonsils, a feeling of something hanging in back of throat, now a feeling of lump lower in throat. ?

My mother has been getting white clumps on her tonsils, a feeling of something hanging in back of throat, now a feeling of lump lower in throat. ?

Let me advice you: You cannot resolve this issue by simple answer you have to take her to a doctor and have him check those white lumps and give treatment for it. ...Read more

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I'm feeling a tiny lump insider throat . It isn't burning but I can feel it when I swallow my saliva.

I'm feeling a tiny lump insider throat . It isn't burning but I can feel it when I swallow my saliva.

Viral Cold or Strep: 28 y/o male says, I'm feeling a tiny lump inside throat. It isn't burning but I can feel it when I swallow my saliva. if one is not a Smoker or Tobacco Chewing most likely an infection with bacteria like Streptococcus which can cause white or yellow spots, even red dots on the throat/ tonsils/roof of mouth. Cold caused by Viruses can also give sore throat/ lump in the throat. If fever comes see MD ...Read more

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What can cause: numb and tingling extremities + feeling like a lump in your throat + tingling in the head?

What can cause: numb and tingling extremities + feeling like a lump in your throat + tingling in the head?

Anxiety: These symptoms are characteristic of an acute anxiety reaction or hyperventilation syndrome. The symptoms are caused by blowing off too much carbon dioxide and can be reversed by rebreathing the exhaled air from a paper bag which replenishes some of the carbon dioxide. If you're experiencing these reactions often, stress management therapy would be helpful. ...Read more

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How to deal with constant feeling of lump in throat and chronic post nasal drip where you are always clearing your throat and always needing to spit up stuff?

How to deal with constant feeling of lump in throat and chronic post nasal drip where you are always clearing your throat and always needing to spit up stuff?

Possibly allergies: Your postnasal drip could be from allergies, or from a chronic sinusitis. If you know that you have allergies, you can try an antihistamine such as loratadine or cetirizine, both over the counter. You can also try an over the counter nasal steroid, which can help both allergies and a chronic sinusitis. IF not improving, see your doctor. ...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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Extra Saliva (Definition)

Hypersalivation (or sialorrhea) is the ...Read more