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Symptom Checker

Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Swallowing Difficulty

Since you have had weight loss, contact your doctor to discuss your uncomfortable swallowing.

Possible causes include stress or anxiety, enlargement of lymph nodes or the thyroid gland in your neck, acid reflux (also called gastroesophageal reflux or GERD), or an abnormality in the nerves or muscles that control swallowing.

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