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When I swallow saliva something in the side of my throat

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When I swallow saliva something in the side of my throat pops. You can hear it but I can feel it. I can't feel any lump that could cause this
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hard to say.
It can actually be muscles or cartilege making the noise
Have you had an exam?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
no. I have bad health anxiety and I've been to afraid to go. Silly I know.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
You cant* hear it just feel it.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
I actually do not think it is anything serious.
I would suggest you see an ENT doctor: they can see further down than the regular doctor.
Problem simply tense swallowing.
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