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For a few days now it feels as if something is stuck in my throat, also feels like its swollen could you possibly help me?

For a few days now it feels as if something is stuck in my throat, also feels like its swollen could you possibly help me?

Pharyngitis? : Sounds like an acute throat pain. But to get a clear answer, have someone take a look. If you do have high fevers, you want to make sure you don't have strep throat or mono as these can cause increase swelling to the throat glands. Hope this helps. ...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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Hello, I'm having a strange feeling in my upper stomach and bottom of my throat, it feels as if something is stuck in my stomach.

Hello, I'm having a strange feeling in my upper stomach and bottom of my throat, it feels as if something is stuck in my stomach.

Sure, see GI doctor: Difficulty swallowing ("dysphagia") as described is a "transit" problem (difficulty moving food down the esophagus) due to "spasm", gerd (due to sphincter problems), obstructive (webs, rings, strictures, ulcer, tumor), achalasia, eosinophilic esophagitis, localized inflammation (ulcer of any cause), gastroparesis, more. Best to see your gastroenterologist for evaluation & treatment options please ...Read more

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Treating a Sore Throat (Checklist)

Stay hydrated
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Drink warm or cold fluids, whatever feels better
Once
Try acetaminophen or ibuprofen to relieve symptoms
Once
Avoid spicy or acidic foods
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Hello! I have had recurrent sore throat for the past year, and the occasional feeling as if something is stuck in my throat (this comes and goes depending on how stressed I am and how much I smoke during the time) I have smoked from 16-17, quite for a yea

Hello! I have had recurrent sore throat for the past year, and the occasional feeling as if something is stuck in my throat (this comes and goes depending on how stressed I am and how much I smoke during the time) I have smoked from 16-17, quite for a yea

You need a scope.: A recurrent sore throat is not uncommon. If you have more than 6 infections in 1 year it is recommended to remove your tonsils. Feeling that something is stuck in your throat is uncommon and especially with your history of smoking my suggestion would be to visit and ENT (Ear Nose and Throat) doctor for a look at the back of your throat. I would also suggest to quit smoking. ...Read more

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Does a feeling something is stuck in your throat right behind tounge on right side always mean oral cancer?I kno this could a symptom but also anxiety

Does a feeling something is stuck in your throat right behind tounge on right side always mean oral cancer?I kno this could a symptom but also anxiety

Unlikely: Often times no, particularly at age of 21. However, you need a good examination and possible endoscopy to rule out that unlikely possibility and establish a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Treating a Sore Throat (Checklist)

Stay hydrated
Daily
Gargle with salt water
Daily
See your doctor if you have a fever over 101.5F or can't swallow
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See your doc if you can't open your mouth well or turn your neck well
Once
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Feeling as if something is stuck in throat?

Feeling as if something is stuck in throat?

Dysphagia?: Many people experience this feeling right behind their tongue or tonsils. If you can swallow it may not be a concern. However if it's dysphagia (you cannot swallow) medical attention is required. See you gp for physical examination and final diagnosis, treatments may vary. ...Read more

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When slumping feeling something is stuck in throat?

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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Treating a Sore Throat (Checklist)

Gargle with salt water
Daily
Take ibuprofen
3x day
Drink cool fluids
5x day
See your doctor
Once
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What would cause a constant feeling of something being stuck in your throat?

What would cause a constant feeling of something being stuck in your throat?

Reflux?: Many of my patients have this complaint. Acid reflux can come up to your throat and inflame the tissues of the voicebox(larynx) which are sensitive. This causes swelling and the sensation that something is always there. But other things as well, including cancer. If it persists i tell people to get into see an ENT to evaluate. ...Read more

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