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What does a lump in the throat mean?

What does a lump in the throat mean?

Depends: Depends on what you mean. Is it a lump you can see in the throat of neck. Does it occur only when you swallow? It may be normal or it may be a problem. Best bet if it is persistent is to see an ENT doc for evaluation. ...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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What is the lump in my throat caused by?

What is the lump in my throat caused by?

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

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What is this lump in my throat that's painless?

What is this lump in my throat that's painless?

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

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What is this lump in my throat when i smoke weed ?

What is this lump in my throat when i smoke weed ?

Panic!: Most likely. Could b something else like allergic reaction to weed w/throat swelling. Not too good: avoid weed once and for all. Stay healthy, go lucky, and say: been there, done that, bought the t-shirt. Cool. Alive. Smart. ...Read more

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What is this? Lump/pain in throat for several hours that spread throughout neck, felt like swelling or closing off

What is this? Lump/pain in throat for several hours that spread throughout neck, felt like swelling or closing off

Anaphylaxis?: I hope you are still breathing. Go to a doctor for a workup to find out what caused your throat to swell. Also you have to be 18 to be on this site. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can cause a lump in the throat feeling w/ extra saliva? It's making me nauseous. I try to burp it away, but it doesn't help. Stress? Indigestion?

What can cause a lump in the throat feeling w/ extra saliva? It's making me nauseous. I try to burp it away, but it doesn't help. Stress? Indigestion?

Too many: There are too many possibilities to list in this limited forum. As a general rule any pain, bleeding or (as in your case) swelling should be investigated. Please call your primary care physician. Referral to an ear/nose/throat specialist may be a viable option. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes a lump feeling in your throat ?

What causes a lump feeling in your throat ?

Many possible causes: This is a symptom with many possible causes: 1. there is some anatomic/disease issue causing the sensation.an office procedure with a flexible scope will visualize it. 2. a cognition found with general anxiety [globus hystericus] 3. i had a patient with Barrett's esophagitis that also complained of a sensation of a lump in his throat. ...Read more

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What's that lump in your throat when you're about to cry?

What's that lump in your throat when you're about to cry?

The Glottis: When you get emotional, muscles in your throat open to allow plenty of air. The glottis - the muscle which controls the opening of your throat gets big to allow air into your lungs. If you try to swallow while you are crying, the muscles for swallowing fight against the muscles for crying, and this tug-of-war over the glottis feels like a lump. ...Read more

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I want to know what a lump is on my throat is but it doesn't show up on ultrasound. What kinds of lumps cannot be seen on ultrasound imaging?

Globus: Globus hystericus, or globus pharyngitis, is a sensation of a lump in the throat, with no pathology. If there is no pain, and swallowing is normal, then it's probably globus. If you have a palpable neck lump, or pain, or abnomal swallowing, then there is something wrong and you should see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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What are causes of lump in throat and wheezing?

What are causes of lump in throat and wheezing?

Various: A number of things can give the sensation of lump in throat and 'wheeze' including asthma, foreign body, allergies, tumor. Other causes exist as well. You need to look into this and consult a doctor. ...Read more