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I am suddenly feeling a sensation like a lump in my throat

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I am suddenly feeling a sensation like a lump in my throat without any other symptoms. What might it be?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

if you have excessive anxiety symptoms, this can cause you to have a lump in the throat sensation.

do yo have excessive anxiety?

acid reflux can cause a lump in your throat sensation as well.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have had anxiety but feel relaxed and do not feel that I'm am anxious. I have never experienced acid reflux.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

even if you feel relaxed, your anxiety disorder can cause you to have lump in the throat sensation.

has your doctor treated you with anti-anxiety medications?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Zoloft and Trazadone
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

you should try deep breathing exercises

and mental visualization

and meditation techniques

you might benefit from seeing a psychotherapist regularly

there are anxiety reducing techniques and cognitive behavioral therapy which can help

you to relax more and help decrease this lump in your throat sensation.

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