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For about 4 wks now, I feel like I have something stuck in the back of my throat. I do have acid reflux. Could it possibly b post nasal drip instead?

For about 4 wks now, I feel like I have something stuck in the back of my throat. I do have acid reflux. Could it possibly b post nasal drip instead?

Post-nasal drip?: Allergy-related swelling of the back of the throat can make a feeling of swelling. Irritation from acid reflux can cause a local inflammation also. If the problem continues an examination by a physician is warranted. ...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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It feels like theres something stuck to the back of my throat, it's causing discomfort and making it difficult to swallow. I thought it might be post ?

It feels like theres something stuck to the back of my throat, it's causing discomfort and making it difficult to swallow. I thought it might be post ?

Globus Hystericus: Is the silly name given to this because it is usually described as "like a lump in my throat". It is actually evidence of an irritable nervous system. Visit my blog "oxygen, the spark of life" that you can google. ...Read more

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Whenever i swallow it feels like there is something stuck at the back of my throat, also whenever i drink both side of my jaw hurt. Should i see my GP?

Whenever i swallow it feels like there is something stuck at the back of my throat, also whenever i drink both side of my jaw hurt. Should i see my GP?

Exam needed: Thanks for your question! I think you would benefit from a good and thorough history and exam. I would see your GP first. Hope you feel better! ...Read more

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I feel like there is something stuck in the back pf my throat is comes and goes any help?

I feel like there is something stuck in the back pf my throat is comes and goes any help?

Glomus sensation: Feeling like there's something stuck in the back of your throat, or glomus sensation, can be associated with many things, such as inflammation of part of the larynx/hypopharynx (part of the throat), cricopharyngeal spasm or gastroesphageal reflux (GERD). It can also be attributed to psycogenic causes and/or stress. I recommend you see your doctor for a complete history and physical exam. ...Read more

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It feel like something is stuck in the back of my throat sometimes it hurts like i tried to swallow to much food?

It feel like something is stuck in the back of my throat sometimes it hurts like i tried to swallow to much food?

Globus Sensation: The "lump in the throat" sensation is often caused by inflammation of one or more parts of the throat, such as the larynx or hypopharynx, due to cricopharyngeal spasm, gastroesophageal reflux (gerd) ;, laryngopharyngeal reflux. There can also be a "pouch" in your esophagus (zenker's diverticulum) which can "catch" swallowed food. Barium swallow to check anatomy. Ent or GI depends on location. ...Read more

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Feels like something is stuck in the back of my throat, also have 1 tiny swollen lymph node. What is this?!? I also have anxiety, going on for 4 days.

Feels like something is stuck in the back of my throat, also have 1 tiny swollen lymph node. What is this?!? I also have anxiety, going on for 4 days.

Probably psyhcosomat: Most likley related to your anxiety if no other symptoms.Small lymph node not a problem if there is no change in size.If symtoms persist see md for evaluation. ...Read more

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My throat is so sore feels like there is something stuck in back of my throat it hurts?

My throat is so sore feels like there is something stuck in back of my throat it hurts?

See your doc: Have your doctor take a look at the back of your throat and you might need to see an ent. It could be simple post nasal drip, limited tonsillitis/pharyngitis, or acid reflux. Usually conservative therapy helps: soft food, bland food, adequate hydration. ...Read more

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It feels like I have something stuck in the back left of my throat. The area feels dry. I also have extreme acid reflux. What is this?

It feels like I have something stuck in the back left of my throat. The area feels dry. I also have extreme acid reflux. What is this?

Severe GERD: Can be associated with a laringitis and a pharyngitis. Most probably you wake up at night during sleep with coughing and acid taste at your mouth. Avoid food like tomatoes or tomato sauce, acid fruits and juices, coffee, sodas, chocolate, alcohol, spicy and fatty food, broccoli etc. Avoid eating late a night specially large meals, try 6 smaller meals a day, loose weight, avoid tight cloths. ...Read more

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I have experienced severe bad breath for 5 years now. Itfeels like there is something stuck at the back of my mouth and throat that i can't get out. What should I do?

The best course... : The best course of action would be to see your dentist and have them take a look. There may be something in your throat worth looking into. A dentist who is familiar with oral pre-cancer testing would be a good choice. You may find this information on their web site. Options would be to see an ENT doctor, internist md or holistic od. Depending on the visual diagnosis you will have options. ...Read more

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