Difficulty Swallowing, Headache, Lump Or Bulge And Sore Throat

Reviewed on 12/14/2020

A lump or bulge in the throat combined with difficulty swallowing can be indicative of a problem with the thyroid gland or enlargement of the tonsils. Headache could be present at the same time even if not related to the lump or bulge. Contact your doctor if you are concerned about these or other symptoms that do not improve.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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