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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Lump In Throat (Definition)

This is a general term describing a symptom, not a disease/disorder. The medical description is globus sensation. It can occur by simply crying (temporary), but if persistent, can indicate something more concerning like esophageal reflux, muscle spasm, iron deficiency, ...Read more


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Sensation in upper throat and burp?

Sensation in upper throat and burp?

Possible GERD: you may possible have acid reflux. Please consult your physician for further evaluation and treatment. You can try OTC Nexium (esomeprazole) or Prilosec, if not allergic to these medications. ...Read more

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Sore throat when swallowing for 3+ weeks. Phlegm stuck in my throat. Bumps down the back of my throat. Could this be throat cancer?

Sore throat when swallowing for 3+ weeks. Phlegm stuck in my throat. Bumps down the back of my throat. Could this be throat cancer?

Phelgm in throat: You are young for throat cancer unless you chewed a lot of betel nuts. More likely you have sinusitis, allergies with phelgm could try Zyrtec (cetirizine) and see if it helps . May be indolent infection/ sinusitis like mycoplasma for whihc you need antibiotics .Since it is 3 weeks would get it checked out by urgent care/ doctor this week. ...Read more

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Sinus drainage, clearing throat, gurgling noises in throat after drinking and lump in throat feeling. On prilosec. What causes this feeling? Annoyed.

Sinus drainage, clearing throat, gurgling noises in throat after drinking and lump in throat feeling. On prilosec.  What causes this feeling? Annoyed.

Acid reflux: These are symptoms of acid reflux that are affecting your throat. First you should stop smoking as this is only aggravating the condition. Then make sure you take Prilosec first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. Try sipping on artesian well water such as fiji water, it will soothe your throat. ...Read more

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Frequent saliva swallowing, pain below adam's apple when swalliwing saliva but not food, dry throat, pocket of air sensation in throat , belching?

Frequent saliva swallowing, pain below adam's apple when swalliwing saliva but not food, dry throat, pocket of air sensation in throat , belching?

See MD: Swallowing problems with belching and possible heart burn or throat soreness, may be a result of gastric reflex or hiatal hernia issues. Can be very damaging to esophagus. Maybe treated with simple meds. See your physcian to determine cause or referral to specialist. Better to know than worry about what can happen. ...Read more

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Lump in throat and pain in chest when breathe is this anxtiey?

Lump in throat and pain in chest when breathe is this anxtiey?

Anxiety: what you describe sounds like anxiety but without seeing you and doing a history and physical exam that's of limited value. What does your doctor tell you? ...Read more

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Left tonsil swollen a little pain left ear little pain when swallow feels like lump in throat. Bad breath nasty taste in mouth?

Left tonsil swollen a little pain left ear little pain when swallow feels like lump in throat. Bad breath nasty taste in mouth?

Ok....: without an exam, I can only give general information. and sinus infection frequently causes these symptoms. furthermore signs of infection involving collectiions of purulent material are indicative of a situation in which antibiotics are helpful. Might mention that strep infections fail zithromax 1 in 3 times and the mroe serious fusibacterial infections (mouth germ) doesn't respond it at all. ...Read more

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Pain between shoulder blades mostly right side, burning in throat for days, bad taste in mouth, feeling of something in throat. Gerds?

Pain between shoulder blades mostly right side, burning in throat for days, bad taste in mouth, feeling of something in throat. Gerds?

Probably: If you have pain radiation to the scapula and bitter taste in the mouth called water brash and burning in the throat it is very possible you may have reflux. Try adjusting your diet and changing your lifestyle which in most cases will affect and reduce reflux, additionally you should see your primary, antacids and /or medications such as prilosec can be trailed for symptom control initially. ...Read more

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Small knot in between chin and throat. Trouble breathing constant feeling of something stuck in top of my throat, hoarse and trouble swallowing?

Small knot in between chin and throat. Trouble breathing constant feeling of something stuck in top of my throat, hoarse  and trouble swallowing?

See doc....: Shortness of breath is a serious symptom and with difficulty swallowing, hoarseness, etc. Could be indicative of a problem in your upper airway. If the shortness of breath is worsening, go to the nearest er right away. See a doctor as soon as possible to get this diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Been sick for 2 months. Fatigued, trouble breathing, sore throat and neck with red viens in throat, feels like lump in throat beneath adams apple?

Been sick for 2 months.  Fatigued, trouble breathing, sore throat and neck with red viens in throat, feels like lump in throat beneath adams apple?

Could be thyroid: Your symptoms could be due to any number of things. However, with the fatigue, sore throat, and lump i would be concerned about your thyroid. You need to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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Chest is burning, throat feels cold, felt like food was stuck in throat, enlarged/white taste buds on the back of my tongue, my esophagus is tight..

Chest is burning, throat feels cold, felt like food was stuck in throat, enlarged/white taste buds on the back of my tongue, my esophagus is tight..

Chest,Throat Pain: Given the multiple areas of pain or discomfort , and the possible emergency concerns, you should see your md today or go right to the emergency room to rule out any heart or allergy ...Read more

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Phelem stuck in back of throat?

Phelem stuck in back of throat?

Postnasal drip: most common reason why there is phlegm in the back of the throat is mucus coming from the nasal area (postnasal drip) that is thick and dries up. Steam inhalation will help get this up and clear the nasal-throat passageway ...Read more

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Hiya, I'm so nervous. Bumpiness at back of throat Dull ear and neck ache on right side Feeling of something stuck/lump in throat Pain in sternum, ma?

Dr. Hugh Sims Dr. Sims
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Hiya,
I'm so nervous. 
Bumpiness at back of throat
Dull ear and neck ache on right side 
Feeling of something stuck/lump in throat
Pain in sternum, ma?

Throat: A great number of patients present to the ENT with bumpiness of the back of the throat. This photograph shows some bumpiness that is associated with lymphoid tissue in the back of the throat. This type of finding can be associated with irritation from post nasal drip or allergies. It can also be associated with viral illness and if persistent should see an ENT or PCP. ...Read more

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Feels like acid is sitting in the back of throat for 3 days. Sour taste in mouth, throat is sore & lump in throat when I swallow. Antacids didnt work ?

Feels like acid is sitting in the back of throat for 3 days. Sour taste in mouth, throat is sore & lump in throat when I swallow. Antacids didnt work ?

Sounds like: GERD symptoms. You can try OTC meds such as Prilosec or Nexium (esomeprazole) (PPI class of drugs). If this does not work or if it recurs even after working for a short time, you should consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in throat. Feels hard to swallow.

Burning sensation in throat. Feels hard to swallow.

Gerd: Most common cause is gastro esophageal reflux disease. This is caused by stomach acid coming up the throat. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...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