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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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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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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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What is the definition or description of: lump in throat?

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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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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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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Is it normal to feel a lump in throat after acdf surgery?

Is it normal to feel a lump in throat after acdf surgery?

Acdf: It is very normal to feel a lump in the throat after a ACDF surgery especially for the first few weeks. This should improve with time. ...Read more

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Can medications cause side effect of "choking" or lump in throat feeling?

Can medications cause side effect of "choking" or lump in throat feeling?

Yes: Come medications can cause this by causing swelling, thickening secretions, or drying out the throat. If you have this, check with your doctor to see if you should continue or change to something else. ...Read more

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Feeling of lump in throat. Take Nexium 40mg once daily for acid, can I take 2 and will it ease this lump? What other options can I try of not!

Feeling of lump in throat. Take Nexium 40mg once daily for acid, can I take 2 and will it ease this lump? What other options can I try of not!

Anxiety, Stress: Feeling of lump in the throat and acid are likely due to stresses of relationships with unresolved conflicts and feelings, stresses of school, work, and finances. These stresses can cause anxiety. Alcohol can make acidity worse. Increasing Nexium to 2 tablets/day will not be beneficial for anxiety. Please see your physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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