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I have a sore throat for couple weeks now. It feels like something hanging from inside esophagus like a skin tag, I feel like to swallow it. Advice pl?

Dysphagia any cause. Distinguish "transfer dysphagia" (problem moving food from mouth to top of esophagus) vs. "transit dysphagia" (problem getting food down esophagus & into stomach). Motility disorders, strictures, ulceration (pill-associated, viral, or more typically gerd), tumors (benign or not) must all be ruled out. Endoscopy offers the advantage over x-rays by permitting biopsy & removal of lesions, dilation. Read more...
Advice: See your own primary care physician for an exam. A sore throat, not associated with a cold and lasting more than a few days warrants a medical consultation. Read more...

The right side of my neck, near the esophagus, is sore. It is not a sore throat like the kind you get when you have a cold. Rather it feels almost like I was punched in the neck. It is uncomfortable to swallow or yawn. What could this be?

Gland? See a doctor. Use HealthTap Prime or talk to your regular physician to get a diagnosis. A doctor will need to examine your neck in order to get to the bottom of this. It could be minor, but it could be a viral infection (with swollen glands), it could be irritation of the throat (laryngopharyngitis) from stuck food / fish bones, acid reflux, a thyroid problem, or any number of things. Get help soon, & good luck. Read more...

I have a sore throat. It started this morning, and is getting worse. It hurts to swallow and is dry and scratchy. It's red and bumpy. I have not latly?

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). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. Read more...

Sore throat hurts bad on one side when I swallow gets worse at night seen a few blisters back in throat where its irritated, why?

hard to say. Hard to say from the limited info.... Could be viral or something more serious....With these symptoms you should go see your dr as soon as you can. Read more...