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Remedies For Lump In Your Throat
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2nd- pain.Is constant and there is a lump in throat and when pain hits the lump feels larger, the pain wraps to left side of back and is extreme some?
See DR.: See doctor to examine throat and tonsil area. Do not delay since it can affect the airway also. ...Read more
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
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
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
Throat lump: It can be associated with acid reflux and i see that you have heartburn and you smoke, which does not help it. The lump may also be from post nasal drip if you have nasal allergies. I will bet on acid reflux, you need to change your diet and stop smoking and maybe take some otc antacids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: A cough is likely a part of an upper respiratory tract infection, probably viral in nature. If the lump is inside your throat this could also be a strep tonsil infection. I would first recommend rest, plenty of fluids and you can also try gargling with salt water. If you get worse or not much better in a few days, I would seek medical advice. All the best. ...Read more
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