What Causes a Lump in the Throat?

Answer

There are numerous reasons that cause a lump in your throat. Some of these reasons include reflux, increased stress, mucosal lesion and medical conditions such as cancer, granulomas, large thyroid and cysts. In rare cases cricopharyngeal muscle or oesophageal pathology may also cause this condition.
1 Additional Answer
There are two definitions of lump in throat with globus, a disease being one and the other being emotion. Emotions such as jealousy, nerves, fear make various changes in mental and physiological make up creating a tightness in the throat referred to as a lump in the throat. Medically, globus is through various means like cancerous cells in the neck, sore throats, benign tumours, swelling from trauma among other related occurrences.
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