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Whats feeling of something caught in throat?

Whats feeling of something caught in throat?

Reflux?: Many of my patients have this complaint. Acid reflux can come up to your throat and inflame the tissues of the voicebox(larynx) which are sensitive. This causes swelling and the sensation that something is always there. But other things as well, including cancer. If it persists i tell people to get into see an ENT to evaluate. ...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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I have a feeling that something is caught in my throat and nothing reieves it. What could it be?

I have a feeling that something is caught in my throat and nothing reieves it. What could it be?

? globus: It could be globus, which is a foreign body sensation that is usually benign and related to anxiety. I agree with dr. Hines that you should be checked by an ENT or pcp for some simple tests to help with the fear and concern that this is causing you. ...Read more

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Have had the feeling for a couple months that something is caught in my throat no matter what I eat or drink. No pain. I'm 24. Nonsmoker. Cause?

Have had the feeling for a couple months that something is caught in my throat no matter what I eat or drink. No pain. I'm 24. Nonsmoker. Cause?

Globus sensation: Hello. Pone of the most common causes of this sensation would be reflux. This could be sensed as heartburn or totally silent where you may not have any reflux symptoms at all. Post nasal drainage from allergies or another form of rhinitis could be to blame as well. See your ENT physician who can look in the back of your throat itch a scope. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Lately I have the feeling that something is stuck or caught in my throat when nothing is there. Is this globus hysteria? What should I do?

Lately I have the feeling that something is stuck or caught in my throat when nothing is there. Is this globus hysteria? What should I do?

Probably not: Globus hystericus is a feeling of something in your throat when everything else as a possible cause has been effectively ruled out. More commonly, this could be the first sign of gastroesophageal reflus, or gerd. You should see either an ENT and/or a GI doc to find out if there is anything causing this feeling. ...Read more

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I have a feeling that something is caught in my throat/lump and a burning feeling in my chest. I don't have trouble eating anything , just discomfort.

I have a feeling that something is caught in my throat/lump and a burning feeling in my chest. I don't have trouble eating anything , just discomfort.

Acid reflux: From the symptoms you are describing, you most likely have gastro-esophageal reflux, or acid reflux. You would be best served seeing a gastroenterologist (gi doctor) for both work-up and definitive treatment. ...Read more

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What is the cause of feeling like something is caught in your throat with mouth cancer?

What is the cause of feeling like something is caught in your throat with mouth cancer?

Throat problem: Mouth cancer is a condition need confirmed diagnosis by your physician or dentist, and there are many condition will have symptoms of congested nose, headache and obstructed throat, eg. Cold or flu. If there is combined high fever, please check with your physician immediately. ...Read more

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Do i need to be seen? I have had my gal-bladder out for 13 yrs i still have issues with the scar tissue and foods making me sick. I have had this dry feeling like something is caught in my throat, that occured after i got sick and threw up and most times

Do i need to be seen? I have had my gal-bladder out for 13 yrs i still have issues with the scar tissue and foods making me sick.  I have had this dry feeling like something is caught in my throat, that occured after i got sick and threw up and most times

It : It definitely sounds like you are due for a visit with your primary care provider. The fact that you are having difficulty swallowing warrants an investigation. You will likely need an imaging study called a barrium swallow or a procedure called an endoscopy. Your doctor will decide based on a more detailed history and physical exam. In addition you need to have blood tests to monitor your anemia and to look for other possible causes of your fatigue (thyroid issues, diabetes, etc.) please see your doctor soon. All the best. ...Read more