I'm only 27 years old and have never had any health problems. Starting around the middle of May 09, I started getting a sore throat that has lasted until now (end of June) which is usually worse in the mornings and at night. For about 2 weeks now I've also had what feels like a large pill stuck in the middle of my throat (where a guy would have an adams apple). There is a palpable nodule the size of a marble attached to the left side of my throat. I'm not a smoker or anything like that so????? It bothers me just to breathe I feel it all the time now. When I swallow food I have to tuck my chin for the food to slide down. It bothers me just to drink water. What the heck is this thing?????
I don't have insurance through my new job for another 3 weeks so I'm just waiting it out. Anyone who might have a suggestion or an answer would be greatly appreciated :)
Make an appt. to see an Endocrinologist, it will take you 3 weeks to get in anyway. It could be swollen lymph node, or something on your thyroid. I had thyroid problems, and was asked if I had trouble swallowing. But at least make your appt. so you don't have to wait any longer.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.