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Lumpy Throat Digestive
I always have this lumpy feeling in the back of my throat. Is there something wrong with my digestive health?
Food is coming back up my throat sometimes (usually when i don't take a digestive enzyme) had endoscopy; GI said nothing abnormal. ?
GER without GERD: Of the 70 million americans with reflux, about half have symptoms without esophageal inflammation. Your recently-negative endoscopy just put you in that category. The best treatment for ger (gastroesophageal reflux without disease), aside from behavior & diet modification (answered previously on healthtap), is use of acid blocker drugs (not "enzymes" which can hurt you depending on their potency). ...Read more
I have throat spasms behind the "Adam's apple" area at the same time my eyes shut involuntarily? Phrenic nerve? Anxiety? Digestive?
Meige's syndrome?: Your symptoms suggest a rare neurological disorder called Meige's syndrome. That disease is quite annoying to the patient, but is not life-threatening, nor does it spread beyond the head and neck. Most doctors will never have heard of it. (In 30 years of practice, I have never seen a case of it.) I recommend you see a neurologist at an academic center, or one who specializes in movement disorders. ...Read more
I was given prednisone for 3 mo. & my digestive system is compromised gurgling throat, swallowing hurts sometimes, constant indigestion, help!?
My wife takes synthroid (thyroxine). Takes clonazepin for panic. She has a sore throat where her thyroid is on one side, and digestive upset. Doc monday. Can she take nsaids for her throat pain? She's panicking.
Many things: I suggest a visit to a dentist or md to evaluate and treat. ...Read more
Lump in throat: The sensation of a persistent lump in your throat that does not resolve with "clearing the throat" or swallowing may be due to thyroid enlargement, laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr), anterior cervical disc protrusion that pushes on the esophagus from behind. It could also be that you have thick mucus that is stuck to the back of the throat. See an ENT for a complete exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a heavy period less than 2 weeks ago. I feel very shakey and sick. I have no apetite and a very lumpy throat. What could this be?
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