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Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
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Periodic symptoms: lump in throat (trach area); hoarse; feels like glass caught; recent bitter taste; omeprazole treatment for 2 mo's no help. ?

Periodic symptoms: lump in throat (trach area); hoarse; feels like glass caught; recent bitter taste; omeprazole treatment for 2 mo's no help. ?

Lump in throat: If you are still having symptoms after taking antacids and ppi then you should have a thyroid u/s done and labs to make sure it's not your thyroid and you can also see an ENT to check your vocal cords for nodes. ...Read more

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
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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


Dr. Srinivas (bobby) Mukkamala
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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Can sternocleidomastoid tension cause tongue, jaw, ear and swallowing discomfort (feels like lump in throat). Causes and at home treatment?

Can sternocleidomastoid tension cause tongue, jaw, ear and swallowing discomfort (feels like lump in throat). Causes and at home treatment?

Yes it's possible: While issues with the scm muscle can cause those symptoms, it would be a rare cause. If it is the cause then treating it like an arthritis issue will help: nsaids, heating pad. Other possible causes of similar symptoms include throat based issues like tonsil inflammation or pharyngitis. ...Read more

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Noah Federman
Board Certified, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
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I have a lump in throat sensation that happens regularly this past month. What can cause this feeling?

I  have a lump in throat sensation that happens regularly this past month. What can cause this feeling?

Globus sensation: The sensation of having a lump in one's throat is called globus sensation. This is generally caused by inflammation in the throat, pharynx or larynx. The inflammation could be due to acid reflux or gerd. You can also have spasm which can cause this sensation. Sometimes this could result from anxiety disorder or depression. May also be due to an anatomic problem with larynx or vocal cords. ...Read more

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Elton Behner
Board Certified, Dentistry
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Have lump in throat on right side bit dore to swalloe?

Have lump in throat on right side bit dore to swalloe?

See DR.: See doctor to examine throat and tonsil area. Do not delay since it can affect the airway also. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Hove
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What is the definition or description of: lump in throat?

Throat lump (globus): 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, or even a mass. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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My 17 year son has o lump in throat chest dosent hurt just uncortable he says?

My 17 year son has o lump in throat chest dosent hurt just uncortable he says?

See your doctor: You sould see your doctor. This lump needs to be palpated by your doctor and he/she needs to be able to put the rest of your symptoms in perspective. ...Read more

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Dr. Nancy Liebler
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
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What causes a feeling of a lump in throat when i'm sad?

The mind-body is one: The mind-body is one seamless energy system. Emotions can trigger physical responses. A lump in the throat is not an unusual response to sadness. ...Read more

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
39 years in practice
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Girlfriend suffering from lump in throat feeling. Was prescribed generic PROTONIX, but no changes after 4 days. what could the problem be?

Girlfriend suffering from lump in throat feeling.  Was prescribed generic PROTONIX,  but no changes after 4 days. what could the problem be?

Reflux possible: The sense of a lump is typically caused by something causing vocal cord swelling. A common cause is acid reflux coming up from the stomach which is why she was given the Protonix. That may still work; can take more than 4 days. Other causes are allergies, more rarely throat infection, even more rarely a tumor. Finally, this sensation can be caused by anxiety. Wait a few more days, then see doc. ...Read more

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