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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how cani help you
User :   i'm having a weird problem with my throat. i'm a 19 year old student. and when i swallow, sometimes... there's a strange clicking or sort of lump kind of in my throat
User :   it doesnt really hurt, it's incredibly annoying
User :   and i've had it for at least a month
User :   i'm a little worried
Doctor :   ok

User :   it went away for about a day one time, btu came back
Doctor :   since when you have this problem
User :   probably a little over a month
Doctor :   do you have difficulty in swallowing
User :   what does difficulty swallowing mean?
User :   because i dont think it's difficult
User :   it's just annoying
Doctor :   difficulty in eating or drinking
User :   no
User :   any ideas?
User :   should i be worried?
Doctor :   i suggest you to get it examained bya ENT surgeon
User :   oh wow
User :   so it's serious?
User :   ok.
Doctor :   after examaintion only i will be able to advice
User :   ok
User :   could it just be stress related?
User :   or no?
Doctor :   it could be
Doctor :   it can also occur if the hemoglobin in blood is less
Doctor :   that is anemia

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