Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is caused when the acid in the stomach travel up to the throat and create a burning feeling in the chest. The symptoms are heartburn, bad breath, sore throat, hoarse voice, bloating, etc. It can be caused by consuming spicy and fatty food or due to obesity, stress, anxiety, pregnancy, smoking, etc.

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I feel something is stuck in my throat, but all the tests are normal. Do i need to do barium study?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 43-year-old male. I am 5'11 and weigh approximately 80 kg. I have been living in a country with predominantly cold weather conditions for quite some time. I am married with kids. I am an eggetarian and do not smoke or drink alcohol. I started a feeling of a pill or food stuck in my...  Read Full »

Dr. Vinay. S. Bhat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for the detailed history and the images (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Globus sensation is the medical term for the sensation of something stuck in the throat or a feeling of the presence of a foreign body in the throat. Since you have...  Read Full »

What do the bumps on my uvula indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, I have noticed some small bumps or swellings around the base of my uvula. I have attached the pictures, and I am very scared that this may be cancer, or is it lymphoid tissue? I do have a postnasal drip. I suffer from anxiety and dealing with my father's death, so at the moment, my an...  Read Full »

Dr. Vinay. S. Bhat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your throat shows significant congestion and dilatation of blood vessels around the uvula and tonsils (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). There is significant swelling of the uvula too. There is an enlargement of lymphatic tissue (pharyngeal l...  Read Full »

I Feel Like Something Is Stuck In My Throat. What Could Be The Reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had sores on the back of my tongue for weeks now. I have a pain in both ears that comes and goes. I also occasionally have a feeling of something in my throat that will not clear by swallowing. What could possibly be going on and who should I see for this?  Read Full »

Dr. Vinay. S. Bhat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A chronic throat irritation with an enlargement of lingual tonsils that feel like sores in the back of your tongue, foreign body sensation in the lower part of the throat and recurrent ear pain are usually symptoms of reflux laryngopharyngitis, which is a type of aci...  Read Full »

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