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Lump at base of throat. What could it be?

Hi I have a lump at the base of my throat it changes size throughout the day sometimes I can really feel it (size of a walnut) some othertimes it is like it s gone What could it be ?GP prescribed ultrasounds that I won t have until after Xmas . She suspects thyroid issues ( blood test results came back fine for thyroid ) thanks
Asked On : Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Sep 2012
Hello, welcome to HCM, I am Dr. Das

The symptoms you described indicates a problem in esophagus but not in thyroid. Because, in case of thyroid, it should be same throughout the day.

So, better to go for upper gastrointestinal tract endoscopy.

Answered: Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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