Ear, Nose & Throat Community
throat obstruction
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to ear, nose and throat issues, ear infections, nasal polyps, sore throats, and swollen glands.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

throat obstruction

i feel like something is in my throat when i swallow, its not sore or painful, just very uncomfortable, what could it be?
Related Discussions
Avatar dr f tn
Hello and hope you are doing well.

The uncomfortable feeling you are experiencing while swallowing could be due to infections or inflammations of the throat. Check to see if there are any patches. Sometimes it could also be due to tumors or growths. It can also happen due to iron deficiency anemia causing Plummer-Vinson syndrome, where there changes to the soft lining of the throat. Only a consultation with your primary care physician can help diagnose.
In the meantime repeated salt water gargles may help. Mix one teaspoon of salt in 1 cup of warm water and gargle. Please ensure to do this prior to your meals.  

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Ear, Nose & Throat Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Ear, Nose, Throat Answerers
209987 tn?1451939065
Blank
AB
1340994 tn?1374197577
Blank
Raleigh, NC
612551 tn?1450025775
Blank
Avatar universal
Blank
Palm Coast, FL