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What feels like an irritating discomforting lump on right side of throat when I swallow for 2 weeks. Also have a cough but the lump developed first?

What feels like an irritating discomforting lump on right side of throat when I swallow for 2 weeks. Also have a cough but the lump developed first?

ENT: It is important for you to consult with an ENT doctor to assess, what if anything the lump in your throat is. It could be a post nasal drip, enlarged tonsil to a tumor or growth which is more serious. Do it asap. ...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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Treating a Sore Throat (Checklist)

Stay hydrated
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Drink warm or cold fluids, whatever feels better
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Try acetaminophen or ibuprofen to relieve symptoms
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Avoid spicy or acidic foods
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Well i recently have a lump of my throat, trouble swallowing on right side and I have GERD is lump in throat a symptom of gerd?

Well i recently have a lump of my throat, trouble swallowing on right side and I have GERD is lump in throat a symptom of gerd?

See ENT: Not gerd. This is a swollen lymph node or blocked saliva duct etc, see your head and neck surgeon or ENT specialist for this. ...Read more

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Physically i felt a lump on left side of my throat. I have no cough nor felt lump when swallowing. Anything to fear ?

Physically i felt a lump on left side of my throat. I have no cough nor felt lump when swallowing.  Anything to fear ?

Nothign to fear: Feeling of a lump in the throat without cough or pain during swallowing is not a big deal; usually it is of no consequence; it is just a perception. If it is anything serious related to respiratory system you will eventually have to cough; if related to the digestive system, you will have pain with swallowing. ...Read more

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Feels like there is a lump in my throat, left side, when I swallow. I'm 18 and I don't smoke, what is it. I also deal with severe post nasal drip?

Feels like there is a lump in my throat, left side, when I swallow. I'm 18 and I don't smoke, what is it.  I also deal with severe post nasal drip?

See doctor: You need to see your doctor to get the throat examined. Although post-nasal drips can irritate the throat, they do not usually affect swallowing. ...Read more

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