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Really bad Headaches, throat hurts when swallowing, lumps on tongue, sore throat, feel like I'm going to pass out or vomit! ?

Doctor can examine. 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. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat illness is bothersome (as in this case), recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. Read more...

It actually feels as though there is a lump in my throat. It hurts to swallow, but not sore throat hurt. What could be the cause?

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...
Dry Mouth. Dry mouth can be due to: age, medications, dehydration, disease. Dry mouth can cause difficulty with swallowing and a lump in the throat feeling. Read more...

I have a sore throat and it hurts to swallow. It feels like there's a lump in my throat making it difficult to swallow. Please advise

URI. Many causes of sore throat, from strep to a viral URI can cause the pain. Diagnosis depends on the length of time your symptoms have been present, if you have a fever or other symptoms to go with the pain. Sometimes, just allergy drainage or acid reflux can result in a sore throat. If your symptoms last more than 7 days, see a physician. Read more...