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Why does it feel like there's something in my throat when I eat?? Also why does my throat make a noise wI think an ordinary swallow??

Why does it feel like there's something in my throat when I eat?? Also why does my throat make a noise wI think an ordinary swallow??

Consult: Consult with us or with ENT MD as could be issues with the esophagus that need to be addressed. Did you have recent trauma to the throat or other medical problems we should know about? ...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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Everytime I swallow I've been feeling something in my throat. I've been drinking a lot of soft drinks. Could this be the cause? How can I make it stop

Everytime I swallow I've been feeling something in my throat. I've been drinking a lot of soft drinks. Could this be the cause? How can I make it stop

Watch what you drink: Your throat irritation related to swallowing may be from acid reflux into your throat (lpr). Yes carbonated drinks and caffeine can make this worse. Reduce these and drink plenty of fluids. If your not better, see an ENT doctor. Also reduce use of advil (ibuprofen) or other antiinflammatories as these medications can cause reflux related to stomach irritation. ...Read more

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I feel something in my throat when I swallow--thyroid problem?

I feel something in my throat when I swallow--thyroid problem?

Rarely: A thyroid issue is possible but less likely. If it bothers you, have an ENT doctor take a look. ...Read more

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Have a feeling of something in my throat. It causes me to gag. Swallowing, breathing fine. Very annoying. Feels like throat is tight. Reassurance?

Have a feeling of something in my throat. It causes me to gag. Swallowing, breathing fine. Very annoying. Feels like throat is tight. Reassurance?

Throat: You need to see your doctor. He/she may refer you for tests to make sure nothing is blocked. After medical conditions are ruled out consider anxiety as a possibility. See a mental health professional to learn coping skills for stress. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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When I swallow my saliva I can feel something in my throat feels like something stuck but then I swallow food I cant feel anything what could this be?

When I swallow my saliva I can feel something in my throat feels like something stuck but then I swallow food I cant feel anything what could this be?

Sticking: Symptoms of 'sticking' when swallowing may be related to dry throat. Keep well hydrated and lubricate the throat with water. Some conditions could make symptoms persistent or chronic, such as acid reflux or voice overuse/abuse. If symptoms become chronic or severe, see and ENT to evaluate the throat. ...Read more

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I have had a white nodule seems to be protruding out of my tonsil. It didn't seem to hurt to swallow but did hurt If I touched the side of my throat but now feels as if there is something in my throat. Should I be worried?

I have had a white nodule seems to be protruding out of my tonsil. It didn't seem to hurt to swallow but did hurt If I touched the side of my throat but now feels as if there is something in my throat. Should I be worried?

No, a tonsil stone: Is a benign accumulation of bacteria and debris that can form in a crypt (groove) of a person's tonsil (s). Alhough this problem may cause discomfort, it is not dangerous and is usually easily treatable. A tonsil stone can sometimes be removed by gargling with salt water, or brushing the tonsil with a tooth brush. If these measures don't work, consider seeing an ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor ...Read more

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I have suffered from nausea but cannot vomit. Been about 3 weeks. Feeling of something in my throat when I swallow also.

I have suffered from nausea but cannot vomit. Been about 3 weeks. Feeling of something in my throat when I swallow also.

Maybe acid reflux: You may have reflux up to the upper esophagus. You should go see a primary care doctor for more thorough evaluation just in case. ...Read more

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My uvula is touching the end of my tongue. Every time I swallow It feels like there's something in my throat and I don't know if it's serious or not.?

Large uvula: May be related to gastric reflux which can reflux upward, irritate the uvula and cause swelling/infection or post nasal drip from sinusitis.It also can cause/exacerbate snoring/ sleep apnea. Would follow up this week with ENT (ears nose throat) doctor. May need to elevate head of bed, anti gastric meds like prevecid, or antihsitamines rarely surgery. ...Read more

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Why am I having trouble swallowing - feels like there is something in my throat but no symptoms except coated tongue?

Why am I having trouble swallowing - feels like there is something in my throat but no symptoms except coated tongue?

Reflux: One of the most common reasons my patients complain of this symptom is acid reflux. A small bit of acid can come up when you lie flat and it causes swelling of the larynx. This causes the feeling that something is stuck in your throat. Avoid -spicy foods, eating late a night, acid foods. Try Prilosec otc for a couple of weeks and if it doesn't get better see an ent. ...Read more

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Got 13 teeth pulled yesterday and today I could barly swallow it looks like strep or something in my throat! How common is necrotizing facittis?

Not common: Go see your oral surgeon for follow-up. Strep would not show that fast. If you were under general anesthesia it could be from the throat pack and intubation. Continue with the ice, fluids, ibuprofen and rest. Call and get in there. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I can feel something in my throat when I swallow. Had a bad sore throat that went away. Feeling in throat is still there, and now with congestion. 22?

I can feel something in my throat when I swallow. Had a bad sore throat that went away. Feeling in throat is still there, and now with congestion. 22?

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). Sometimes, trying throat lozenges may help decrease that sensation. ...Read more

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Ent said something in my throat is swollen a little which is why it's making it diff to swallow he said it doesn't appear to be cancerous, should worr?

Ent said something in my throat is swollen a little which is why it's making it diff to swallow he said it doesn't appear to be cancerous, should worr?

If you need to ask: Get a second opinion to put your mind at ease. You should also have your ENT explain more fully what he/she believes it is and why it is swollen. Be proactive for your piece of mind. ...Read more

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It feels if I am swallowing against something in my throat, it also feels if my ear are swollen. I have an underactive thyroid?

It feels if I am swallowing against something in my throat, it also feels if my ear are swollen. I have an underactive thyroid?

May not be thyroid: If your ears feel swollen this isn't a thyroid symptom. Perhaps you have an infection and swollen lymph nodes or something else? Please see your doctor for an appropriate medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Feeling of something stuck in throat when swallowing.

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Feeling of something stuck in throat when swallowing.

See your doctor: Symptom of difficulty swallowing in a patient over age of 50 needs to be evaluated. I urge you to see your doctor soon about it. ...Read more

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Everytime I swallow something it feels like my throat is being cut what is it?

Everytime I swallow something it feels like my throat is being cut what is it?

Probable Virus: More than likely you have a viral sore throat. It could have associated fever, a white covering on the tonsils and back of the throat, swollen lymph glands in the neck, under the jaw and you could even have a rash. Strep throat could do the same. If you have not ingested anything to cut or abrade the throat or back of throat, then viral would come to mind, though others could cause this. ...Read more

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What is it when feeling of something in throat, thick swallowing and some diarea?

What is it when feeling of something in throat, thick swallowing and some diarea?

See your doctor: Legionella pneumoniae - bacteria, may present with both, but need more information and examination. I recommend that you see your doctor since this could be very serious infection ...Read more

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Hello why I feel something small piece stuck in throat every time I eat it happened before happening again feels like u want to swallow it can't?

Hello why I feel something small piece stuck in throat every time I eat it happened before happening again feels like u want to swallow it can't?

Globus Hystericus: Is the condition is what doctors commonly call “Globus, ” and patients call a “lump or foreign body in the throat." The patient is suffering a lot of discomfort and there is no need for the condition to persist as it can often be treated successfully. A first step in diagnosis and treatment is to see your PCP. ...Read more

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Feels as if something stuck in lower part of throat. I swallow, but sensation still there. No pain, seems to get worse throughout day. What could it b?

Globus: It is a common sensation related to a circular sphincter on the top of your esophagus call cricopharyngeus muscle. See ENT for exam and r/o acid reflux. ...Read more

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I feel like something is stuck in my throat, I swallow and swallow but it won't go away.?

I feel like something is stuck in my throat, I swallow and swallow but it won't go away.?

May be reflux: Globus sensation or the feeling that something is stuck in your throat can be due to swelling in the area at the beginning of your esophagus. The most likely cause is reflux but there are other causes. It is important to get evaluated to ensure that you are not missing anything dangerous (mass in the throat). ...Read more

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It feel like something is stuck in the back of my throat sometimes it hurts like I tried to swallow to much food?

It feel like something is stuck in the back of my throat sometimes it hurts like I tried to swallow to much food?

Globus Sensation: The "lump in the throat" sensation is often caused by inflammation of one or more parts of the throat, such as the larynx or hypopharynx, due to cricopharyngeal spasm, gastroesophageal reflux (gerd) ;, laryngopharyngeal reflux. There can also be a "pouch" in your esophagus (zenker's diverticulum) which can "catch" swallowed food. Barium swallow to check anatomy. Ent or GI depends on location. ...Read more

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The epiglottis is visible at the back of my throat When swallowing it feels like there is something there. Is this related?

The epiglottis is visible at the back of my throat When swallowing it feels like there is something there. Is this related?

Epiglottis: The epiglottis is visible at the back of my throat When swallowing it feels like there is something there. Is this related? ANS: normal to see epiglottis. But google images of epiglottis to see if too big. And you can send me picture if we consult now. Live. ...Read more