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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

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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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

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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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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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Back of my throat has a red spot. Scratched it before i noticed. Bled a little, but feels as if something is stuck in my throat. is this an abrasion?

Back of my throat has a red spot. Scratched it before i noticed. Bled a little, but feels as if something is stuck in my throat. is this an abrasion?

R/O CRYPT TRAPPING: Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured and a full panel of blood work. Empiric antibiotics Also ENT CONSULT re tonsillectomy . The firm external sensation may be a secondary enlarged lymph node. ...Read more

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For the past few days, my throat has been sore. When I swallow it hurts and feels as if something is stuck in it. Is there anything to treat this?

For the past few days, my throat has been sore. When I swallow it hurts and feels as if something is stuck in it. Is there anything to treat this?

Pharyngitis: See your doctor. Most likely infectious cause -- viral or strep. Alternative would be mono. Any fevers? Fatigue? Having someone look at it could narrow down the diagnosis and eliminate other serious possibilities such as retropharyngeal abscess, tonsilar abscess, branchial cleft cyst, thyroiditis....etc. ...Read more

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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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Can Hemicrania Continua cause a sensation like something is stuck in your throat or mimic a sinus headache?

Can Hemicrania Continua cause a sensation like something is stuck in your throat or mimic a sinus headache?

Globus Hystericus: Not likely, Hemicrania Continua is a rare continuous one-sided headache and pain is located in the ocular temporal region. Globus Hystericus is the sensation of a lump in the throat, often associated with headaches and facial pains. See your GP for consultation and tests. ...Read more

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What would cause a constant feeling of something being stuck in your throat? It just stays at the back if my throat. It's scaring me.

Globus Pharyngis: I've heard it diagnosed as globus pharyngis or hystericus. It's a lump in the throat feeling w/o actual cause. It is usually anxiety, can be GERD or post-nasal drip. Here's a wonderful video that shows how to deal with it. Lovely British accent - helpful advise. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ys_fxSLIyzw Best wishes! ...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