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A lumpish feeling of swallowing while eating - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Eating Disorders
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi is there a real doctor here
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   well..i want to know something thats been bothering me for sometime
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Proceed with your query
User :   whenever i swallow..there is a ''lumpish'' feeling..on the left side of my throat
User :   like when i swallow, not food, but just my own kind of goes through something
User :   on the left side..
User :   could that be cancer ?
User :   inside of my throat that is
Doctor :   Do you have sorethroat, cold or fever?
User :   nope
User :   just allergic to dust, and i could go on sneezing forever
User :   but thats not always
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any swelling in the neck that you can see?
User :   no
User :   no swelling
User :   on the outside...
User :   its just inside that i feel it
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   this was there for the past two years
User :   like, its disturbing
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you get yourself evaluated by an ENT specialist
User :   ok..well but does it belong to one of the symptoms of cancer ?
Doctor :   It needs to be ruled out if there is a cyst or nodule inside
Doctor :   CAn you mention your age?
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