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The I am a 31 year old women, and the outside of my throat hurts below the adams apple, with itching by the collar bone and slight weight gain.

The I am a 31 year old women, and the outside of my throat hurts below the adams apple, with itching by the collar bone and slight weight gain.

May be ur thyroid: It could be a goiter (small or large mass on the neck), thyroid nodules, or cancer or something else. You should go to your primary care doctor and get bloodwork (tsh, t3, (liothyronine) t4) and get an ultrasound of the throat area and possible biopsy. With weight gain, I would suspect you may have hypothyroidism, which goes along with the goiter. It may also be nothing. It is hard to say online. ...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 strange feeling on my throat! /adams apple?

More info needed: You didn't say anything else about the feeling or what your history is. It could be any number of things, from allergies, a cold, post nasal drip, laryngopharyngeal reflux, a tumor etc. If it doesn't get better or is associated with difficulties swallowing, speaking, or breathing, i'd get checked out. ...Read more

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What is causing the pain in my adams apple and throat?

What is causing the pain in my adams apple and throat?

Pain in throat: It its persisting for more than a few days, it needs to checked out. ...Read more

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Slight discomfort in throat. My adams apple is growing. Is that normal?

Slight discomfort in throat. My adams apple is growing. Is that normal?

Yes: Yes, as you grow and mature the thyroid cartilage will enlarge and your voice will deepen. That is a normal change. However, if you have an excessively sore throat that is more recent, this might need to be further evaluated. ...Read more

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My adams apple feels swollen is that a symptom of soar throat?

My adams apple feels swollen is that a symptom of soar throat?

Could be: Your neck can become tender during an upper respiratory infection. However, if the swelling is not going away or if you have trouble breathing or choking, you should see your doctor right away for an examination. It could be something more serious, especially if it isn't going away. ...Read more

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When pinch throat almost at the bottom end, below adams apple, feels like I'm irritating an itch and I cough. Can't feel itchiness otherwise. Normal?

When pinch throat almost at the bottom end, below adams apple, feels like I'm irritating an itch and I cough. Can't feel itchiness otherwise. Normal?

Not very clear: Not sure if I understand your question but in my opinion, just stop pinching the area. Why look for trouble?
See your PCP if you have any concern with your throat. ...Read more

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It feels like a bone in my throat is hurting its around the Adams apple area what coulf it be.

It feels like a bone in my throat is hurting its around the Adams apple area what coulf it be.

Bone?: It is possible, particularly if you have been eating meat, to have a small bone stuck in the back of your throat. If it feels as though something is lodged there, I would seek out medical attention in the emergency room immediately. This area can be visualized if necessary, by direct vision, endoscopy, or x-ray. Good luck. ...Read more

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Iv been told I have asthma but it feels more like my throat is closing or something is there right behind my adams apple I have to breathe hard?

Iv been told I have asthma but it feels more like my throat is closing or something is there right behind my adams apple I have to breathe hard?

? vocal cord dysfcn?: There is a condition called vocal cord dysfunction that can mimic an asthma attack. This patient will have episodes when their vocal cords tighten over the airway when they should be open, restricting air flow & yielding a perception of an attack. It can be verified by an ENT and is treated quite differently than asthma. ...Read more

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I have sizzling sound/feeling (reminds me of pop rocks)coming from throat, sometimes gurgling sound. From base of throat or behind Adams apple. Ideas?

I have sizzling sound/feeling (reminds me of pop rocks)coming from throat, sometimes gurgling sound. From base of throat or behind Adams apple. Ideas?

See ENT: Seek an Ear Nose Throat specialist and get a through exam to make sure there is no abnormalities in your throat ...Read more

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I have a pain in front throat by adams apple but throat inside is not sore?

I have a pain in front throat by adams apple but throat inside is not sore?

Nonspecific: There is no single diagnosis that can be attributed to this pain. If you;re worried, or it is severe, or unrelenting, see your primary care provider for a proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can an esophageal stricture be in the middle of your throat like where Adams apple is?

Can an esophageal stricture be in the middle of your throat like where Adams apple is?

Swallowing problems: Esophageal strictures can occur anywhere along the length of the esophagus. They can be caused by both benign or malignant conditions. If you experience difficulty swallowing solids and liquids, have weight loss then you should see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my throat right above my adams apple. What can it be? It is a little soar. What is it!

I have a lump in my throat right above my adams apple. What can it be? It is a little soar. What is it!

Many Possiblites: Laryngopharyngeal reflux (silent reflux).
Thyroglossal duct cyst. Thyroglossal duct cysts will move with protrusion of the tongue.
Thyroid nodule also possible.
Lymph nodes.
Salivary gland etiologies.
Throat cancer.
You see many possiblities, please check it out. ...Read more

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Hello, I've had a swollen feeling in my throat down below my adams apple but actually in my throat, I have to clear my throat way more than normal, i?

Hello, I've had a swollen feeling in my throat down below my adams apple but actually in my throat, I have to clear my throat way more than normal, i?

Throat clearing.: General possibilities include allergic rhinitis (with post-nasal drip) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (heartburn). Could also be something specifically pharyngeal. Regardless, the cause should be elucidated. An ENT doc could help us figure this out quite nicely. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a throat infection leave a lump above the adams apple?

Please tell me, could a throat infection leave a lump above the adams apple?

See your PCP: If it does not go away in two weeks, it would be best if you visited a doctor in order to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Something hurts when I swollow at right side inside my neck at throat lining near the Adams apple. I don't feel lymph nodes when I check. What is it?

Poss tonsillitis: You may have a swollen tonsil or and small abscess expanding there, please check againyour throat and go I see your PCP he/she may be put you on AB for 2weeks or so ...Read more

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Neck pain (near adams apple/right side) when swallowing. Feels like sharp/stabbing pain. Doesn't feel like its inside throat. Off and on for months.

Neck pain (near adams apple/right side) when swallowing. Feels like sharp/stabbing pain. Doesn't feel like its inside throat. Off and on for months.

Exam: You will need to be examined to determine if you have swollen lymph nodes. Enlarged thyroid or any suspicious growth. Please make an appointment for a thorough exam. ...Read more

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Pain in throat right around Adams apple. Feels like lump, hurts to swallow and yawn. If I push on Adams apple to swallow it doesn't hurt. What is it?

Pain in throat right around Adams apple. Feels like lump, hurts to swallow and yawn. If I push on Adams apple to swallow it doesn't hurt. What is it?

Pain in throat: There are many possibilites and you should see your doctor to check this condition to diagnosis the problem. ...Read more

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I feel like I have a lump in my throat like my muscles in my throat are tight right under my Adams apple idk what it could be I do have acid reflux?

I feel like I have a lump in my throat like my muscles in my throat are tight right under my Adams apple idk what it could be I do have acid reflux?

GERD: I agree that your symptoms are consistent with reflux of acid from the stomach. There are many meds now available to decrease acid production in the stomach. Most common cause of sore throats in young adults is not infection but GERD. ...Read more

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It feels sore painful at base of throat under adams apple if I had one. Very sore to swallow and talk feels bruised as if I've been punched in throat?

Depends: If it is acute then could be viral, or bacterial infection. If more chronic then acid reflux so could try antacid or infection. Acute thyroid inflammation and tumor a possibility also. If it has been present for more than 2-3 weeks then definitely see ent. ...Read more

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My tonsils and throat feel sore and gland and adams apple is sore hurts when I swallow and sore to touch had oral sex pens went in deep in the throat?

My tonsils and throat feel sore and gland and adams apple is sore hurts when I swallow and sore to touch had oral sex pens went in deep in the throat?

Sore throat post sex: May be infection, should get checked for STDs including gonorrhea-. Gargle with salt water 1 teaspoon in glass water 3 x a day and follow up w/ doc for throat culture/swab including gonorrhea/chlamydia.Consider treatmetn with zithromax 4 tabs if not allergic Also consider the HPV vaccine f/u with doc ...Read more

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Been sick for 2 months. Fatigued, trouble breathing, sore throat and neck with red viens in throat, feels like lump in throat beneath adams apple?

Been sick for 2 months. Fatigued, trouble breathing, sore throat and neck with red viens in throat, feels like lump in throat beneath adams apple?

Could be thyroid: Your symptoms could be due to any number of things. However, with the fatigue, sore throat, and lump I would be concerned about your thyroid. You need to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more