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I have been feeling like I have something stuck in my throat

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I have been feeling like I have something stuck in my throat for about two months. Went to dr. And she said tonsilitis which I didn't believe but took the antibiotic and it is still there. It is usually nt noticeable in the morning but by end of day ips driving me crazy. I have had gerd for 15 years nd take nexium any idea what could be causing this..I also notice I am belching alot and have never done so before. I don't have insurwnce and cant afford a lot f tests.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 years ago.
Thank you for the information,

The feeling of somethingin the throat can be due to different conditions.

Acid reflux can cause it.

As you have gerd & belching a lot, it can be a factor.

At night there can be increase in reflux so you may feel it more in the morning.

Chronic inflammation, post nasal drip can also be factors.

Sometimes growth or tumor can occur.

In some cases it can be related to anxiety & stress.

When it is continuing for 2 months, you need an examination by an ENT specialist.

He can look down into the throat & larynx with scope.

I hope this information helps.

I will be happy to assist, if you need any clarification.

Please feel free for any follow up query.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
The answer was the same answer I got from doing research on the net. I was hoping you could point me in a specific direction or condition that could cause this not gve me a generic answer.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 years ago.
The possibility of reflux is more.

But you need to get an examination as from symptoms it is not possible to narrow it down.

You may need other medicines for reflux besides nexium.

Anxiety, stress can be associated.
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