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I have a limp in my throat which feels like a piece of apple

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I have a limp in my throat which feels like a piece of apple or something is lodged. This has been for a little while a couple of mths. There nothing lodged and i have no other symptoms except a little bit of belching. I have taken a photo with my phone and wanted someone to look at it so they may be able to give me a little advice
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

This is Dr. David

sure you can upload a photo here

do you see the add file link here?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I have attached a photo
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

this is a normal photo of the back of your throat

I see no cancer or problems.

your lump in your throat can be from acid reflux, or post nasal drip, or from excessive anxiety which can cause you to have a lump in your throat.

do you have any of these issues?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
None that i am aware of
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
But nice to know not cancer :-)
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Is there anything i can do to ease it?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

if you have runny nose, you may need allergy medications and steroid nasal sprays.

if you have acid reflux, you may need to change your diet and avoid spicy foods, alcohol, fatty meals, tomato sauces

and use stomach acid reducers like maalox, mylanta, zantac. that may help.

you can also try cough drop throat lozenges and see if they help

gargling with salt water can help fight bacteria and virus infections in your throat as well

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Thank you for the reassurance and advice

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