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Twisted Feeling In My Throat
GERD: I believe the most common cause of a sour taste is the mouth is gastro-esophageal reflux (gerd). It is also possible that infectious disease may be responsible. Over the counter ant-acids such as tums, (calcium carbonate) maalox, or Prilosec may be of benefit. I would suggest a GI specialist for prompt diagnosis. Gerd can eventually lead to esophagitis, which in turn can rarely lead to cancer of the esophagus. ...Read more
Throat problem: More details are needed. It is difficult to understand what you mean by weird, funny, blocky, feeling in your throat. Is this a recent problem? Or, is this a chronic problem. Are there other symptoms like soreness, phlegm, post-nasal drip, trouble swallowing, painful swallowing, recent infections, allergies, or acid reflux. You need to discuss this with an otolaryngologist to get better answers. ...Read more
Vague info: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more
See an ENT: Typically some toxin, pathogen, or allergen is causing the prickig feeling in the throat. Rule out mold toxins. Get checked by an ENT ...Read more
I HAVE A FULL FEELING IN MY THROAT. IT HAS PERSISTED FOR OVER A MONTH NOW. IT SEEMS TO BE GETTING WORSE, WHAT CAN I DO?
See a doctor: You need an exam of your throat! ...Read more
I have a full feeling in my throat. It is not all the time and seems to be better at times then gets worse. It's in the lower part of my throat.?
Globus: Your description of fluctuating sense of throat fullness is suggestive of globus sensation which may be due to mucosal inflammation or irritation from below (acid reflux) or above (allergic rhinitis, PND or food allergy). A mass or infection would not fluctuate and wound either be persistent or progressive. I recommend an ENT evaluation and possibly prophylaxis with PPI or antihistamine. ...Read more
I have this weird feeling in my throat I can't explain it, it makes me feel really scared as I don't know what it is? I'm conscious of it most of time
Typical globus: Often described as like a lump in the throat. It is of no real consequence other than the worry that it causes. It will probably go away if you ignore it. This of course assumes that you have had it properly looked at by a Physician. ...Read more
I have recently started to come up with a cold. But what's strange is ive had a weird feeling in my throat, and getting soar, it feels like somthing is?
Not unusual: Head colds are caused by dozens of different viruses. Many times the initial symptoms are in the throat for a day or two before nasal congestion ensues. Other viruses may start with head or chest congestion and then migrate to the throat. This throat soreness usually lasts only a few days. Gargle with warm, salt water and suck on lozenges for relief. If sore throat lasts longer, get a throat cultur ...Read more
Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read more
See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
Dry heave feeling: Dry heaves usually refers to nausea and vomiting. If you're feeling this in your throat, you may be getting a sour taste. I am hoping I understand your symptoms. I suspect that you are suffering with some reflux. Very often when we get reflux to the back of the throat, we get a sour taste, we clear our throats, we feel the sensation like something is stuck in our throats and hoarseness. ...Read more
From last 4 days I get burning feeling in my throat. I am doing gargle but no improvement. Pls help?
Find the Cause: You most likely have an infection. Gargling will not in any way treat the infection. To get the right treatment the cause of your problem needs to be correctly identified. ...Read more
I am getting pains in my chest and an anxious feeling in my throat. What is the best way to treat this?
Anxiety: First you need to determine whether this is medical in nature or psychological. Consult your doctor to rule out medical issues, if cleared consult a clinical psychologist who can do a complete assessment. Also try the free anti anxiety app on your phone, learn more about anxiety at the soumdmindz. Org website. My best. ...Read more
I have a chocking feeling in my throat. It feels swollen for over a year now and food is getting stuck now?
You need to be seen: Need much more info (for starters your age, smoking/alcohol history, other symptoms and/or conditions) to suggest possible causes but progressive dysphagia, i.e. difficulty swallowing for whatever reason needs to be evaluated sooner rather than later. It'd be best to see a generalist first in order to determine in which area the problem lies, throat/tonsils, esophagus, thyroid, lymph nodes, etc. ...Read more
I've had this warm feeling in my throat all day. It doesn't hurt. It just feels very warm. What are possible causes of this?
I have cough that lasts for about 3 minutes and I simply can't stop coughing due to the tickly feeling in my throat. What is this?
Cough: Most common causes for persistent cough include 1) gastric reflux 2) postnasal drip 3) undiagnosed asthma 4) medication side effect. We are able to successfully treat most cases of persistent cough by focusing on these possibilities. A few screening tests are also warranted (such as a chest xray) and so seeing your physician is important. If new cough, then likely viral: hydrate, rest, eat well ...Read more
I have a strange feeling in my throat where I think all my food is not going down like it should. It feels like something is still there. Liquids no problem. What is happening?
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor and possibly need to have a scope to make sure there is not a stricture or swelling, or a mass among other causes. ...Read more
What is that feeling in my throat that feels like bubbles popping and then sometimes I will burb?
Maybe"dependent"LPR?: Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. Use otc acid blockers for relief (h2's: tagamet, zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid; ppi's: prilosec, prevacid, nexium). See a Gastro doctor pls ...Read more
Need help their is like this feeling in my throat that buzzes sort of like popping candy what do I do?
I have a tight feeling in my throat that has been there for months. It won't go away. Is this anything serious?
Throat issues: Please find an ENT in your area and have this evalutated. ...Read more
I have a lump in my throat I saw it today, and it's look like a lump. And also a strange feeling in my throat. What can I do?
See a clinician: Limos in the throat may be serious, so, it is best to determine where it came from. A good exam of external and external throat area is needed, and maybe a swab as well. There is a lot of sexually transmitted oral disease which can lead to serious problems if. It treated, so it should be checked out. ...Read more
Having on and off pain under and between both breasts and also causing a funny feeling in my throat. Do I need to have this checked out?
Chest pain: How old are you? Get it checked ASAP ...Read more
Suddenly I get this feeling in my throat like I can't breathe/ throat tightening its hard to explain it but only lasts 2 seconds then goes?
Vocal cord problem: You could have a condition called paradoxical vocal fold motion disorder which can cause your vocal cords to close when you breathe in instead of opening. This can cause a brief sensation of difficulty breathing and then the vocal cords open again. There are many other things that could be involved like laryngopharygeal reflux. Get an ENT evaluation with a video laryngoscopic exam and treatment. ...Read more
I have a thick feeling in my throat. It also feels very dry and I have a dry unproductive cough. When I do cough something up its yellowish green.
Cough: This reflex is stimulated by some inflammation or physical stimulus emanating either from the respiratory tract or the nervous system. Often the stimulus is material accumulating in the tracheo-bronchial tree which needs to be cleared out and the cough does this. You need to see a doctor to find out what is producing this stimulus. ...Read more
I've been having a lump feeling in my throat its been off and on for a mont but the past two weeks its been constant. What can be the possible cause?
Multiple: Tonsils, viral, illness, can all cause symptoms in throat, . ...Read more
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