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I got hit in my neck and its been three weeks and my throat still feels like it has a lump in it, will it ever probably get better?

I got hit in my neck and its been three weeks and my throat still feels like it has a lump in it, will it ever probably get better?

As long: As the pain is getting better it is probably healing. The feeling should slowly get better. If it changes or gets worse you need to see your PCP. ...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


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42 male w mild slp apnea &wake in a panic occasionally. For past 4 months throat feels like it has lump, is sore, phlegmy, and I cough some. Help!

42 male w mild slp apnea &wake in a panic occasionally.  For past 4 months throat feels like it has lump, is sore, phlegmy, and I cough some. Help!

Mild apnea: Mild sleep apnea dx can mean between 5-15 events per hour, very likely worse if that is self-assessment. Get treatmen. More good options today, well worth your time. Sinus/throat/chest issues can both worsen it and be worsened by apnea, so that is pretty standard. Nasal steroid spray Rx good for commonly given. Sleep is critical to all aspects of health, take action! All the best. ...Read more

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My throat feels like it closes up when I lay down and makes it kind of difficult to breathe Also feel like something is stuck or like a lump in it. ?

My throat feels like it closes up when I lay down and makes it kind of difficult to breathe Also feel like something is stuck or like a lump in it. ?

Symptoms: With what you describe it is advisable to go to the Doc and get checked out. Could be nothing much or could be something that needs attention. Can't tell from out here with what you list. ...Read more

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Hey i'm having a problem with hacking up a clear film but i don't have a cold but when i drink something it feels like it has to go over this lump that's i'm my throat do u know what this is or what i can take?

Hey i'm having a problem with hacking up a clear film but i don't have a cold but when i drink something it feels like it has to go over this lump that's i'm my throat  do u know what this is or what i can take?

Lozenges + pain meds: You sound like you might have a sore throat. There are many causes: irritation from cough, post nasal drip from allergies or a cold, bacterial infection like strep throat or a viral infection like mono/ epstein barr virus. You can try pain medication, lozenges, throat sprays, hot tea for comfort but if your symptoms continue for another 2-3 days, you should see our doctor to be evaluated further. ...Read more

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I feel like I have a lump at the top of my throat - should I be concerned?

I feel like I have a lump at the top of my throat - should I be concerned?

Yes: Yes. Is this something you can see or feel? It may be normal (look up globus) or it may be a problem. See an ENT doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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I feel like when I do things I don't feel like I'm the one doing them. I just do them without feeling anything & I have a lump on my throat ?

I feel like when I do things I don't feel like I'm the one doing them. I just do them without feeling anything & I have a lump on my throat ?

Anxiety: People who have anxiety often have a feeling of depersonalization, or feeling like they are watching themselves from the outside. Also, you may experience lack of feeling or a sense of numbness. The lump in your throat often goes with being anxious. There are therapies and medications that will help your condition. See a doctor and tell them how you are feeling. Good luck! ...Read more

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Feels like a lump in my throat?

Feels like a lump in my throat?

Lump in throat: A lump in the throat, also called globus sensation, is the persistent sensation of having phlegm or some obstruction in the throat. It could be due to inflammation related to acid reflux, infection, an ulcer or a mass in the throat. But stress,  associated with anxiety or depression, can tighten up the muscles of the throat, causing this sensation. Should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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It feels like I have a lump in my throat, what could it be?

It feels like I have a lump in my throat, what could it be?

Different things...: It is not possible to determine what you are feeling. A professional needs to see and touch what you think is there. It could be as simple as a swollen gland, to swelling from trauma to something more serious. ...Read more

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