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Will try and keep this very brief.
Stopped smoking 'permanently' in January & since mid January or end January I developed something of a constant discomfort in my throat area of my neck.
In January I had a cough, being a smoker my dr ordered a chest xray which was normal, but nothing has changed. Dr has also ordered Full bloods - normal (6 weeks ago)
Lyranoscopy - normal with irritation on Lyranx & Globus diagnosis (2 weeks ago)
My symptoms are
~ Heavy fullness feeling in the throat area (the area from the voicebox to the part where your collarbones meet)
~ Swallowing saliva is a discomfort on the right hand side only of the throat, like I have a deep paper cut
~ Eating solids & liquids makes it feel better to the extent of not feeling it at all
~ The felling of something trapping the back of my throat or applying constant pressure to the throat or a 'dangling' feeling at the back of the throat feeling like my windpipe is blocked.
~ No lumps or bumps present upon physical examination by ENT & GP
~ Exessive dry throat
~ Feeling of cold air sensation when breathing in shooting to the right part of my throat where this cutting feeling is.
~ Sleeping is not disturbed but when I wake it makes its horrid appearance once again, it starts of slowly then boom full on symptoms of blockage, discomfort & heaviness feeling
~ Constant swallowing
I have been put on antibiotics twice with no relief, lansoprazole & omperazole - no relief & do not believe I have GORD as no heartburn, I understand you can have LPR but again no relief even when being on PPI's for a month & Gavison & Rennies!
This is driving me literally insane, I know the likelihood of throat cancer is none as my scope has been done for that but now my mind is wondering to cancer of the oesophagus or thyroid.
I am 35 f with no history of being a drinker, smoked for 16 years (10 a day or so), overweight .
Can someone if you can shed any light on this 'disorder of mine'
My GP dismisses me to having anxiety & these are they symptoms for that she states but for me this is so REAL!
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