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Globus Sensation – Intermittent sensation of a lump in the throat

Globus sensation is defined as the persistent or intermittent sensation of a lump or foreign body in the throat. This symptom is not associated with food intake: patients with globus can usually swallow meals normally but feel an inability to swallow their saliva between meals. Synonyms Globus hystericus; globus pharyngeus; lump in the throat. Epidemiology Globus sensation is found to occur at least once in up to half of the general population, usually during an emotional event. Etiology The etiology of globus is unknown but it has been associated with stress, psychologic and psychiatric disorders;...

Symptoms of Gastroenterology – Gastrointestinal hemorrhage, profound weight loss

The key to accurate diagnosis and effective management of gastrointestinal problems is flawless history-taking. Since up to 50% of gastrointestinal disorders are associated with no anatomical change, no physical findings and no positive test result, diagnosis and therapy must often be based on the medical interview. The gastrointestinal history must include an accurate description of the symptom itself, of its relationship with food ingestion and defecation, a personal and familial history of gastrointestinal disorders, treatment or surgery and a meticulous search for symptoms that might...
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