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Pain left side of throat like needle is stuck in throat.Worse swallowing.Drink ofwater relieves pain for 2 mins.Glands not swollen.What could this be?

Pain left side of throat like needle is stuck in throat.Worse swallowing.Drink ofwater relieves pain for 2 mins.Glands not swollen.What could this be?

Throat irritation: Could be irritation caused by a possible infection, be it viral or bacterial. If not better soon, get it examined by a health care professional, best wishes. ...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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Feels like a stinging pain in right lung into back when cough or sneaze?

Feels like a stinging pain in right lung into back when cough or sneaze?

Pleuritis: Inflammation of the lining of your lung, or inflammation itself in the lung may cause this type of pain. See your health care provider to assure you do not have a bacterial infection causing your symptoms/inflammation, with coughing, so that if medications are needed, etc, you can start them and start to get better sooner. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Having discomfort in throat and chest. Feels like something is lodged in throat..Sensation of swallowing something large even when not eating.....?

Having discomfort in throat and chest. Feels like something is lodged in throat..Sensation of swallowing something large even when not eating.....?

Dysphagia: Esophageal stenosis (narrowing) from scar tissue (strictures) is of itself not painful. However, depending upon how tightly narrowed the stricture may be, food can impact there (cause dysphagia). Usually dysphagia occurs with meats, bread. Pain on swallowing (odynophagia) may result. Esophageal spasm, dysmotility, ulcers, fungal infection (usually candida) are all possible. Best to get evaluated. ...Read more

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cramp like pain on ribs/breast & other pains; lump feeling in throat that feels like something is in back/chest; weird abdmn noise; uppr bk discomfort

cramp like pain on ribs/breast & other pains; lump feeling in throat that feels like something is in back/chest; weird abdmn noise; uppr bk discomfort

Problems: Please take these problems to your doctor and the many issues will be found and explained. You likely will be rereed to a specialist or two. Please take your mother with you if you can. ...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?

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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Persistant sore throat for 6 months and blood from throat and nose could this be symptoms of throat cancer. No lump like feeling in neck only pain.

Persistant sore throat for 6 months and blood from throat and nose could this be symptoms of throat cancer. No lump like feeling in neck only pain.

Possibly: Symptoms of throat cancer do include a sore throat that doesn't go away as well as occasional bleeding. Although throat cancer is not common in a young person who has never smoked, it is becoming more frequent due to human papilloma virus (HPV). There are other conditions that can cause similar symptoms, but any sore throat that persists for months should certainly be evaluated by an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Can a muscle cramp in your jaw or neck feel like a sharp pain in these areas when swallowing? Not inside the throat or mouth.

Can a muscle cramp in your jaw or neck feel like a sharp pain in these areas when swallowing? Not inside the throat or mouth.

Muscle cramps: Muscle cramps in the jaw or neck can certainly cause sharp pains when swallowing. There are a lot of muscles involved in the swallowing process so this is not unexpected. ...Read more

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Pain in throat, difficulty in swallowing and pain in lower part of tongue. Moderate pain in both ears. No node or swelling. Is it cancer?

Pain in throat, difficulty in swallowing and pain in lower part of tongue. Moderate pain in both ears. No node or swelling. Is it cancer?

See physician: You need to see your doctor or ear and nose specialist to make sure everything is ok or not your symptoms could be easily explained by many benign explanation specially you are still so young but if you are as smoker or chewer need to see a physician anyway in case of infection might need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Tickling feeling in chest as well as chest/arm pain occasionaly. Also neck pain on the left side/ throat pain?

Tickling feeling in chest as well as chest/arm pain occasionaly. Also neck pain on the left side/ throat pain?

It could a heart-: -related so best 2 C Ur PCP or internist & have this ruled out. That's the major thing it could B. It all is ok, C an orthopedic surgeon 4 a hands on eval & imaging. ...Read more

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Pain in back of neck and swollen gland something feels sticking out in back of neck like a vein?

Someone needs a look: Usually painful swelling in neck is a lymph node responding to an infection, possibly a pimple or sore on the scalp. You will probably feel better putting a bit of heat on it but don't mess with it too much or it could get worse. If it doesn't get better after a few days, see someone. ...Read more

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Dull achy pain in throat when swallow/yawn also felt in ears but it's on/off and goes away with ibuprofen. Not a cold and no other symptoms. Help?

Allergies: And eustacian tube dysfunction ?? Since it improves with what you are doing and is on/off do not think is serious. Try an OTC allergy med. if worsens or becomes bothersome get an eval ...Read more