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What can be the reason for feeling of a lump in throat and bubbles in chest?


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Published At April 20, 2023
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Patient's Query

Hi doctor,

I just had an endoscopy and colonoscopy for stomach issues and have a feeling of a lump in my throat when I lay down and breath normally and if I take a deep breath, I have bubbles in my chest. They ruled out acid reflux, GERD, and everything else and said I am perfectly healthy. But I want to see a pulmonologist. I have smoked for years, but I want to know what this could be. I had x-rays done about three months ago, and they did not see a mass in my lungs and said I sounded healthy, so I am wondering what this could be.


Welcome to icliniq.com.

I have read your query thoroughly and understand your concern.

Since you were a smoker, I suggest you have a PFT (Pulmonary Function Test) to rule out bronchitis because bronchitis can cause similar symptoms. Please let me know if you have a dry cough or breathlessness. I will be happy to help you further.

Wish you good health.


Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Pulmonology (Asthma Doctors)

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