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Dr. Andrew Berry
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Lump In Throat (Definition)

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


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Hiya, I'm so nervous. Bumpiness at back of throat Dull ear and neck ache on right side Feeling of something stuck/lump in throat Pain in sternum, ma?

Hiya,
I'm so nervous. 
Bumpiness at back of throat
Dull ear and neck ache on right side 
Feeling of something stuck/lump in throat
Pain in sternum, ma?

Throat: A great number of patients present to the ENT with bumpiness of the back of the throat. This photograph shows some bumpiness that is associated with lymphoid tissue in the back of the throat. This type of finding can be associated with irritation from post nasal drip or allergies. It can also be associated with viral illness and if persistent should see an ENT or PCP. ...Read more

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Small knot in between chin and throat. Trouble breathing constant feeling of something stuck in top of my throat, hoarse and trouble swallowing?

Small knot in between chin and throat. Trouble breathing constant feeling of something stuck in top of my throat, hoarse  and trouble swallowing?

See doc....: Shortness of breath is a serious symptom and with difficulty swallowing, hoarseness, etc. Could be indicative of a problem in your upper airway. If the shortness of breath is worsening, go to the nearest er right away. See a doctor as soon as possible to get this diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Feeling of suffocated warm breathing, dizziness, difficulty swallowing and like a quick pulsing feeling at the base of my throat?

? Thyoid: Before declaring it to be anxiety, i would wonder about a goiter growing behind your sternum. Mention the possibility to your doctor. An ultrasound should be able to determine if you have any ectopic thyroid tissue. Perhaps some of my colleagues have some other possibilities from their clinical experience. ...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

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Ihave a lump in the throat feeling and some mild neck pain. Always clearing my throat. .Feels like my vocal chords vibrate when i speak. Swallow fine.

Ihave a lump in the throat feeling and some mild neck pain. Always clearing my throat. .Feels like my vocal chords vibrate when i speak. Swallow fine.

See ENT: I recommend you see an ENT , or ear, nose and throat doctor to check you your throat. It could be some post nasal discharge that's aggravating your throat. ...Read more

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Feeling of internal trembling. Chest pain when moving in my left breast/chest area. Swollen gland in throat. Heartburn occasionally. Rapid hr. Causes?

Feeling of internal trembling. Chest pain when moving in my left breast/chest area. Swollen gland in throat. Heartburn occasionally. Rapid hr. Causes?

Sound anxious: These are all symptoms which could be caused by anxiety. So you need to learn how to relax and control your emotions and have a good handle over your life. You may need counseling which can be helpful to calm you down. In the meantime, try to do daily exercise(like walk for half an hour) as this will strengthen your body and reduce your mental stress level. ...Read more

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Was just diagnosed with GERD/LPR. Have the sensation of dry throat and mouth and feel tightness in my throat. Will my throat close? Its uncomfy!

Was just diagnosed with GERD/LPR. Have the sensation of dry throat and mouth and feel tightness in my throat. Will my throat close? Its uncomfy!

No: Your throat won't close, but could have the sensation it will. If in fact your symptoms are GERD related, ask your doctor if an endoscopic (Stretta) or surgical procedure (fundoplication) would be appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Lump in throat feeling due to stress and anxiety?

Lump in throat feeling due to stress and anxiety?

Possible: Globus sensation, which is the sensation of food stuck in through when under stress or anxiety happens to some people. The mechanism is unclear. ...Read more

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I have very uncomfortable feelings in throat that makes me swallowing saliva all the times, causing twitching in throat with a sense of lump in throat?

I have very uncomfortable feelings in throat that makes me swallowing saliva all the times, causing twitching in throat with a sense of lump in throat?

At your age: I would ask your doctor for a referral to either an ENT or gastroenterologist for either direct laryngoscopy or upper endoscopy to be certain there is not a visible abnormality. Especially if you are or have been a smoker. ...Read more

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Sinus drainage, clearing throat, gurgling noises in throat after drinking and lump in throat feeling. On prilosec. What causes this feeling? Annoyed.

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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Head feels full with pressure and heaviness. Feels difficult to breathe. Odd feeling in back of throat where tonsils are, almost like it's constricted?

Head feels full with pressure and heaviness. Feels difficult to breathe. Odd feeling in back of throat where tonsils are, almost like it's constricted?

Head pressure: Symptoms like this suggest a respiratory (upper and lower) infection, pharyngitis ortonsillitis, and maybe bronchitis with spasm of the breathing tubes. You need to be examined and a course of treatment determined. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in throat. Feels hard to swallow.

Gerd: Most common cause is gastro esophageal reflux disease. This is caused by stomach acid coming up the throat. ...Read more

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Have a crackling sensation in mouth/neck/jaw area, sore throat and slight headache/lightheadedness. Is it bronchitis?

Have a crackling sensation in mouth/neck/jaw area, sore throat and slight headache/lightheadedness. Is it bronchitis?

Doubtful: Bronchitis is an inflammation of the larger breathing passageways of the lungs form a virus, smoking, bacterial infection, & allergies, among other things. You did not mention lung symptoms. Your symptoms sound more like a viral upper respiratory infection or allergies. You should get checked out. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more