The symptoms you are describin
g sounds like a "globus sensation" - i.e. the feelin
g of a "frog" or lump in
Possible causes for this would in
clude GERD, upper abdomin
cter dysfunction, stress or post-nasal drip.
Tests to evaluate this would in
clude a sin
us CT scan to evaluate the post-nasal drip or an upper endoscopy or upper GI series to evaluate for possible GERD.
g pregnant would limit the use of some of these tests.