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Lump In Your Throat
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
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
Sure : Sxs of strep throat can include: large, red painful tonsils with white exudates; small red dots on the roof of the mouth; swollen lymph nodes on the neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue & rash. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test / culture. ...Read more
Doctor can check: A very sore throat can be evaluated by a primary care doctor or an ear-nose-throat doctor to see what the cause might be. Sometimes it is a strep throat bacterial infection (antibiotics would be needed to treat strep). Other possibilities include a tonsillar abscess, a viral infection, a throat ulcer, etc... The doctor has to look at the ear and the throat to figure out what is going on. ...Read more
Probably: Most cancers of the head and neck are visible or can be felt with a thorough evaluation. Some are not, however these are the exception. A good examination will identify most cancers if they exist. See your ENT doc is you are concerned about cancer. Smoking and excessive alcohol ingestion are risk factors. The hpv virus has been linked to oropharyngeal cancers as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms. White patch on back of throat. Lump in right of neck. Severe headaches. Hurts to speak tongue hurts. And throat when open it. Throat cancer?
Sore throat, hoarse voice, lump inside jaw, lump feeling in throat. I've dipped for a month.. Is this cancer?
Very hard non moveable lump in parotid gland just next to bottom front of ear is it related to my swollen glands in neck and lump in front of throat?
R/O LYMPHADENOPATHY : LYMPHADENOPATHY THAT PERSISTS LONGER THAN 8 WEEKS DEMANDS A FULL EVALUATION. You need an Exam& Labs. CT SCAN OF CHEST ABD & PELVIS. BX OF LYMPH NODE. If the pathology is not diagnostic you need a RADICAL LYMPH DISSECTION TO R/O LYMPHOMA VS METASTATIC PROCESS. SEEK PROMPT EVALUATION FROM YOUR INTERNIST AND A GENERAL SURGEON OR ENT Second opinion may be warranted ...Read more
Probably not: But it can feel like it w/ globus pharyngis. Slowly drink tepid water to show that a passage is clear. A likely reason is anxiety which psychotherapy may help. For DIY relief, gently warm your throat w/ a cloth - then w/ posture straight, stretch neck back till looking up. Do slow tilting/rolling of head and gently massage the tightened muscles on neck sides lengthwise till they relax. Best ...Read more
I've had a scratchy burning sore throat for 1 month. I have a pain in the thyroid area and tightness with lump feeling in throat. Throat cancer?
Have sore throat around adams apple and in back of throat. Two yellow sacs in the back of my throat. No hoarseness or pain swallowing. Smoker age 29?
Pharyngitis: sore throats are typically infectious causes. Most commonly it is due to a viral infection. common cold symptoms often accompany the sore throat. cough, runny nose, sneezing etc. bacterial causes like strep usually lack cough, hoarseness, nasal running or congestion. time is the best management. for symptoms relief, lozengers, salt water gargles, NSAIDS sparingly can help. ...Read more
Sensation of lump in throat, comes and goes.Small, movable lymph nodes in side of neck. Pain in right arm and movable lump just above elbow?
See your doctor: You have many issues here. You would be best to see your doctor for an exam and evaluation to address each issue ...Read more
Globus sensation?: Do you experience the feeling of a ball or lump in the back of your throat that you have to swallow past? If so, this is "globus." alternatively, you may have laryngo-esophageal reflux without heartburn. Sometimes, the actual swallowing mechanism may be impaired due to "spasms" or dysmotility. A gastroenterologist is your next point for evaluation. ...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
See DR.: See doctor to examine throat and tonsil area. Do not delay since it can affect the airway also. ...Read more
Left ear pressure sore throat painful swallowing feeling of something stuck in my throat no fever swollen tonsils and swollen glands in neck under jaw?
Many possible causes: This is a symptom with many possible causes: 1. there is some anatomic/disease issue causing the sensation.an office procedure with a flexible scope will visualize it. 2. a cognition found with general anxiety [globus hystericus] 3. i had a patient with Barrett's esophagitis that also complained of a sensation of a lump in his throat. ...Read more
Need more info: The sensation of a lump in the throat without any actual physical obstruction or problem. Sometimes there is a dismotility issue. Usually the idea is that there is nothing physically wrong but it because of anxiety or depression and this is the person's manner of expressing their symptom (somatizing). See your doctor as a first step to rule out other cause and to get assistance. Good luck! ...Read more
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