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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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Right side of throat hurts a little when I swallow; hurts more when I yawn or blow nose. Feels like there's a proverbial lump before subsiding.

Right side of throat hurts a little when I swallow; hurts more when I yawn or blow nose. Feels like there's a proverbial lump before subsiding.

Tonsil?: You could have inflammation, infection or stone in the right tonsil. Or you could have a blockage in the right eustachian tube (drains ear to throat) which causes the discomfort. Also a swollen lymph node in the right neck could cause these symptoms. See your doctor or urgent care to figure it out! ...Read more

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Lump on left side of throat - pronounced when swallowing. What could this be?

Lump on left side of throat - pronounced when swallowing. What could this be?

Throat lump: Lumps in the neck can sometimes be a variety of things, like normal salivary glands or lymph nodes. Other things such as congenital mass and cysts can also occur. You could also have something like a tumor. It is best to have it looked at to make sure you know what it is so you can get the right treatment, if you need it. ...Read more

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Almost 2 weeks now when I swallow I have this lump feeling on the right side of my throat. It only hurts when I swallow. 24 yr old female!

Almost 2 weeks now when I swallow  I have this lump feeling on the right side of my throat. It only hurts when I swallow. 24 yr old  female!

Odynophagia: Odynophagia is pain with swallowing. I would suggest having your throat examined. Your symptoms may be from enlarged tonsils or a mass in the back of your throat that may need to be removed. Best to have someone visually inspect your throat to determine the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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Suddenly had some discomfort in left side of throat, gradually became extremely painful to swallow in matter of hours. Feels like a lump. Not a cold.

Suddenly had some discomfort in left side of throat, gradually became extremely painful to swallow in matter of hours. Feels like a lump. Not a cold.

Possible Infection: Any sudden pain should be evaluated by your PCP. Infection of the tonsils is a possibility this would cause increase pain especially with swallowing. You may even have enlarged lymph nodes with an infection in your throat. It is best to have a health professional take a look at the back of your throat. ...Read more

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For about two months I have had a swollen lump in the right side of my throat that hurts when i swallow?

For about two months I have had a swollen lump in the right side of my throat that hurts when i swallow?

Time to see doctor: There are numerous possible causes. You should see your family doctor for an initial examination. He or she would then refer you to an ENT specialist if the cause of your symptoms isn't readily found. ...Read more

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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