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