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Throat Gurgling Lump In Throat Swallowing
Yes it can be reflux: Gastroesophageal reflux is a common cause of feeling a swelling in the throat and trouble swallowing. Often it is accompanied by hoarseness, especially after eating. You might also notice nausea, belching, more pain after eating, or heartburn. I suggest trying ranitidine or famotidine. Avoid caffeine, tobacco, alcohol, and large meals, as well as not eating right before bed. ...Read more
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, ...Read more
Drink some water:
Drink some water to see if it makes you feel more comfortable.
Some things swallowed will irritate the esophagus. You can also try a piece of bread to see if swallowing is affected. Most likely the gum is gone and your are a bit irritated. ...Read more
Past 3 days been feeling lump in throat when I swallow, been told its anxiety. I don't think it is, it happens when I'm not stressed?
Probably not serious: Feeling a painless lump in the throat on swallowing is quite often a stress symptom in female patients. It is oftentimes described as "having a ball in my throat" (Globus pharyngis) If there is no difficulty swallowing normal size pieces of food (i.e. You don't have to cut your food into tiny pieces to swallow) it's is not likely there is anything serious causing it. See Wiki http://bit. Ly/1oi9joX ...Read more
Why do I frequently wake up thinking I swallowed something and am choking? Feels like lump in throat and cant swallow. Anxiety?
Its possible...: Simple evaluation may alleviate your concern and start you on the path to treatment--please see your doctor. ...Read more
Well I recently have a lump of my throat, trouble swallowing on right side and I have GERD is lump in throat a symptom of gerd?
Feeling of a intermittent lump in throat for 2 weeks. I can swallow food, and food seems to ease it a bit. Still worried about throat cancer?
Dysphagia: You might consider a physical examination of your throat by a board-certified otolaryngologist ...Read more
What to do if it feels like I need to burp, lump in throat, feels like something's in my throat when I swallow?
Probably GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) can present in many different ways. Most people expect heartburn symptoms, but many people with GERD never notice heartburn. Instead, the symptoms you describe, including belching, lump or fullness in the throat, and a foreign body sensation are very common. I suggest trying an over the counter product like ranitidine. Avoid booze, caffeine, tobacco and large meals. ...Read more
I am experiencing lump in throat. The following also describe me: Heartburn and Difficulty swallowing. What should I do?
Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), some other cause such as allergies or irritants, or from acid reflux. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep). Stomach acid can be lessened by short-term use of acid blockers. ...Read more
Lump in throat since end of december. Hard time swallowing sometimes, pcp is concerned and sending me to ENT to be seen soon. What could be?
Can't finish meals, throat gets tight, feels like food stuck, lump in throat, afraid to swallow own saliva when symptoms occur. On Prilosec no relief?
It may sound strange but I strongly suggest you set up an appointment to see a Psychologist. He/she will examine you and decide whether to help you with meals etc., or recommend a specialist.
Hope all goes well -- please keep me posted. ...Read more
Threw up last night, lump in throat which causes little pain tp swallow and a little swelling under my collar bone. What's wrong?
Need exam: I don't know but doubt that vomiting is related, but don't know. Do you have trouble swallowing? Your doctor will proably order a swallowing test to see where an obstruction in swallowing is located before deciding on the next step. Someimes you can look down the throat and see the problem. The swelling under the collar bone sounds like it could be a node. See your doctor ...Read more
Today I suddenly felt a painful lump in throat sensation, especially painful when swallowing. I also have a slight ache in my ear when swallowing
It can be signs and symptoms of an upper respiratory infection. When the throat is inflamed or fighting an infection, they can become swollen. You can experience pain when swallowing. Check if there are other symptoms associated like fever, malaise, ear discharge.
I suggest supportive care like rest, chicken soup and NSAIDs. If sx worsen go to your Doctor. Good luck ...Read more
Today my mouth started hurting for no reason. I ran my tongue on the floor of mouth and feel little lumps. When I swallow it feels like lump in throat?
Barium swallow and CT scan clean. I have lump in throat like being choked but not food related, I cut out acid foods. Just at 6pm-ish everyday, help!
Globus sensation?: Do you experience the feeling of a ball or lump in the back of your throat that you have to swallow past? If so, this is "globus." alternatively, you may have laryngo-esophageal reflux without heartburn. Sometimes, the actual swallowing mechanism may be impaired due to "spasms" or cricopharyngeal ;/or esophageal dysmotility. A GI or ENT specialist is a good starting point for evaluation. ...Read more
Felt "out of it" for a week. Been to doc twice. Sore/stiff neck. Lump in throat feeling when swallowing. No fever. What is it?
Would a tight feeling throat or a lump in throat feeling (doesnt really feel sore, just awkward to swallow) be a sign of an std? Haven't had oral sex.
What does it sound like when you have trouble swallowing feels like a lump in throat & food is stuck in your throat right ear always clogged or sore?
Sounds like TONSIL ENLARGEMENT...\
Needs an In Person visit to a medical professional. Start with your PCP who may wish to refer to to an ENT (Ear Nose Throat Specialist!
Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more
Healthy, 41y.o. with lower chest pain and lump-in-throat, discomfort swallowing, day after eating fast-hot temp meal. No gastro. Probs. Just heartburn?
GI problem seem cause my sore throat, throat clearing, feeling of lump in throat, difficulty breathing & swallow. Can it cause severe chest pain too?
Yes, reflux can: Cause significant chest pain. In fact that is the origin of the term heartburn. On the other hand, not all chest pain in people with GERD is GI in origin. If in doubt, go to ER or an urgent care, if this is unlike anything you've experienced before and is accompanied by shortness of breath, cardiac issues need to be checked for and ruled out. ...Read more
Short of breath, lump in throat, difficulty swallowing, cough daily for 6 mos. And getting worse. One dr. Says reflux the other says ACE inhibitor (angioedema). Which is most likely given the symptoms?
ENT: See ENT doctor -- you might need a scope to make sure there was no mass or tumor in your throat. ...Read more
Indigestion for last four weeks, psychosis, lump in throat and trouble swallowing. Noticed a few small, dark, almost black spots in stool. Not tarry.?
Feels like acid is sitting in the back of throat for 3 days. Sour taste in mouth, throat is sore & lump in throat when I swallow. Antacids didn't work?
I have 3 red lumps on my chin2 on bottom lip clear liquid comes out itches feels tight have got sore lump in throat under chin in centre hard 2 swallow?
Sounds infectious: Although it is very hard to determine what a rash is without seeing it, it sounds like you are describing a viral infection. The little lumps with clear fluid are probably blisters, and the lump under the chin is probably an enlarged lymph node from the rash. The most likely virus would be herpes simplex, which is the virus that causes recurrent cold sores. I suggest a visit to be seen for this. ...Read more
Started choking on food when eating/swallowing. Throat full of phlegm. Constant lump in throat feeling always swallowing. Afraid to eat-there've been 2 times I almost didn't get food out of mouth/throat in time. Cough, rib/chest pain. Ideas/Help please?
For the past few days I've had difficulty swallowing, a lump in throat sensation, and ear pain, but no sore throat or fever. What could this be?
18 yr old girl. Tightness and lump in throat. Puffy face, difficulty swallowing. Slight cough. Hospital said I should go to an ENT and get scoped?
Sore throat, pain and difficulty swallowing, post nasal drip, lump in throat, hoarse voice, loss of appetite what could it be, no docapp. For a while?
Sinus drainage, clearing throat, gurgling noises in throat after drinking and lump in throat feeling. On prilosec. What causes this feeling? Annoyed.
Acid reflux: These are symptoms of acid reflux that are affecting your throat. First you should stop smoking as this is only aggravating the condition. Then make sure you take Prilosec first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. Try sipping on artesian well water such as fiji water, it will soothe your throat. ...Read more
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