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Having a lump inside throat. What could this be?

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Dr. Shoaib Khan

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Posted on Fri, 29 Nov 2013 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: Feel a lump inside my throat
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Brief Answer: Need a little help from you first sir Detailed Answer: Hello sir and welcome. Thank you for writing to us. Sir, if you do not mind, could you answer a few questions in order to help me with a more accurate diagnosis, thank you. Since when have you been feeling the lump in your throat? Do you have any of the following symptoms: -Fever -Cough -Sputum/phlegm with cough (if yes, what is the color) -Acid reflux in your mouth -Heartburn (pain or burning sensation in the middle of your chest), especially after a heavy meal -Flu-like symptoms -Difficulty or pain while swallowing -Difficulty breathing -Regurgitation of food -Change in voice (hoarseness) I shall be looking forward to your response, in order to help you with a most accurate diagnosis, and at the earliest. After that we can then look into the available treatment options. Hope I have succeeded in explaining things to you in a manner best understood by your. In the meantime, you could start with gargling your mouth with lukewarm water a pinch of salt in a glass of water, several times a day. Take care.
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