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Lump in throat sensation / right submandibular gland swelling in a 19yr old?

hkcool
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Some background: I'm a 19 yr old college student studying abroad in a foreign country right now. I'm in good health overall, don't smoke or do drugs, and have only drank alcohol in moderation in a handful of occasions.

About two weeks ago, I had a lump in the throat sensation which I thought was due to stress (I'm very much a hypochondriac as you'll probably soon see). Long story short, I went to the doctor and he felt around my neck quickly and referred me to an ENT because he thought one of my lymph nodes were swollen. The ENT quickly looked into my throat using a mirror and said everything looked fine. He felt my neck and said everything was fine as well.

So he said that the sensation was either due to stress or could be acid reflux and told me to stay away from greasy and spicy foods and come back if it got worse.

Well, the feeling has come and gone over the past two weeks, being present more often than not. I recently (this weekend) started taking 20mg Famotidine twice daily since I thought maybe it could be acid reflux. It gave me relief for about a full day but then the sensation came back. Yesterday I tried Nexium 20mg once a day and it brought some relief at night but the feeling is back today and Nexium has not helped. But I have continued to eat rather unhealthily since I'm on campus and everything is either greasy or fried

I am very stressed out lately and this definitely isn't helping. Anyway:

-When my general doctor referred me to an ENT for what he thought "might" be a swollen lymph node, I got so freaked out that I started feeling around the area myself. Nothing was visibly swollen but I definitely "felt something" there. I've since learned that it wasn't my lymph node I was feeling at all but my right submandibular gland.

-But my right submandibular gland is definitely larger than the other one. I'm very skinny so my neck structure is very prominent and everyone always tells me my Adam's apple is huge since it protrudes so much. Anyway, upon feeling the gland it's not harder and the gland itself seems to be pretty much the same size as the left one, but the area around the right one seems to be more "puffy." Even if I stretch my neck upward so that all of the skin stretches and you can see any bumps on the skin, it's not visible

-I have no other symptoms besides extreme stress and anxiety. No sore throat, no fever, no nothing

-I normally don't feel around for my glands so I don't know if they've always been like this before. I only know that they've never been swollen because I probably would've noticed that straightaway

-I've talked to some doctors online and am seeing the ENT again on Friday, but basically everyone says that it is normal for one gland to be a bit larger than the other and not to worry

-When I first started feeling the gland after seeing the doctor, I was prodding and "mashing" it quite hard, and I noticed a day or two later that is swelled a little. Since then it has stayed the same size and has not gotten any bigger. I still have been gently feeling and prodding though. Now it seems as if I'm more conscious of the gland. There's no pain but I'm definitely more conscious of the gland now, as in sometimes I might feel a dull "pulsing" through it if anyone understands what I mean?

Is this concerning?

I'm 19 and I feel like at my age I should be enjoying life like everyone else my age. But instead I'm on a forum worrying about whether or not I have cancer and it's miserable. :/ I was finally trying to calm down and tell myself not to worry but then I came on here and read some of yall's diagnosis stories and am scared now

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I think your level of self awareness at 19 is commendable. One doctor thought he felt a swollen gland. You have gone to an ENT and are going again. You will establish a baseline from which any future comparisons can be made. Follow it through and get peace of mind. The chances are slim to none that you have cancer, however cancer is very unforgiving and you cannot afford to get it wrong. Perhaps you have a slight infection giving you some discomfort. Continue to monitor your body and it's signals and you will grow old.

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Thanks for the reply. The ENT I saw two weeks ago was the campus ENT. We have rotating specialists daily and the ENT comes once a week for 3 hours so everything is a bit rushed. I'm seeing an ENT at a clinic this week just to be safe.

The gland is slightly sore now and if I lay down in an odd position my right jaw is ever so slightly sore as well. I think it might be due to the prodding I did last week but now I've only been very gently touching the gland to check on the size everyday so I don't understand why it's hurting. That has me more concerned than anything.

All of my friends are enjoying themselves on this abroad experience and I am too for the most part, but I feel like I'm getting so bogged down with all this anxiety

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let your parents know what is going on. Do you own a cat, been scratched and possibly have contracted cat scratch fever?

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I haven't told my parents since I haven't been dx'd with anything and am not sick. If that changes though, they'll be the first people to know.

And I haven't been attacked by any animals pretty much ever, nor do I own any pets. As I understand, cat scratch fever affects the lymph nodes, but my "swelling" is not in a lymph node. I hesitate to say swelling now since that makes it seem huge when in fact it's not even visible.

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Upon further inspection, it seems that the gland is very slightly visible if I lift my neck up or angle my head back. Really nervous about this now. My thought process is: my doctor thought he felt a lymph node a couple of weeks ago and even though the ENT said it was fine, maybe the lump is malignant and the lymph node was a sign. Can't help these thoughts...

Hopefully the ENT will have an appointment availble today or tomorrow

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It sounds like the swollen lymphnode is doing what it is supposed to do....run interference when something is going on....

If you have seen the ENT and he feels you are fine, more than likely you are.

If you aren't satisfied with that or still have concerns, see a different ENT.

You are in charge, and it's your body, you know it better than others.

Other than that, stay intune with what's going on and trust the MD's...but if they don't give you an answer that you can live with, get another opinion....

But, if after 2 or 3 saying the same thing, it might just be you overeacting to something less serious.

Best,
John

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I agree with what John just said the lymphnode is just doing its job of keeping your body clean. But as with anything it don’t hurt to keep checking your self but don’t let it become a problem looking for something wrong with you all the time.

Take care and start eating right that will be one way to help your body fight off any future problems and stop worrying will be the other.

Wishing you the best my friend
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and differentiating a submandibular gland from a node isn't necessarily possible, even for the best trained pro in the universe. I mean this in all kindness. You are worrying yourself to death, and have acknowledged that this is a problem for you. You also said you thought you might have made the gland sore by mashing on it. I can relate to you that every first year medical student does exactly that as they study various diseases. LOL, everyone always worries they have caught every disease they are currently studying and they mash on everything and everything becomes sore. It is really pretty funny to watch.....

Cancerous nodes are typically ROCK HARD, and nontender. Same thing with submandibular glands. If your gland really is prominent, and tender, infection is the most likely reason. It is proper for you to see an ENT for reassurance, or for antibiotics, or for studies or for better advice than you'll get from us. Even though we'll keep trying:)

Be well.

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and differentiating a submandibular gland from a node isn't necessarily possible, even for the best trained pro in the universe. I mean this in all kindness. You are worrying yourself to death, and have acknowledged that this is a problem for you. You also said you thought you might have made the gland sore by mashing on it. I can relate to you that every first year medical student does exactly that as they study various diseases. LOL, everyone always worries they have caught every disease they are currently studying and they mash on everything and everything becomes sore. It is really pretty funny to watch.....

Cancerous nodes are typically ROCK HARD, and nontender. Same thing with submandibular glands. If your gland really is prominent, and tender, infection is the most likely reason. It is proper for you to see an ENT for reassurance, or for antibiotics, or for studies or for better advice than you'll get from us. Even though we'll keep trying:)

Be well.

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and differentiating a submandibular gland from a node isn't necessarily possible, even for the best trained pro in the universe. I mean this in all kindness. You are worrying yourself to death, and have acknowledged that this is a problem for you. You also said you thought you might have made the gland sore by mashing on it. I can relate to you that every first year medical student does exactly that as they study various diseases. LOL, everyone always worries they have caught every disease they are currently studying and they mash on everything and everything becomes sore. It is really pretty funny to watch.....

Cancerous nodes are typically ROCK HARD, and nontender. Same thing with submandibular glands. If your gland really is prominent, and tender, infection is the most likely reason. It is proper for you to see an ENT for reassurance, or for antibiotics, or for studies or for better advice than you'll get from us. Even though we'll keep trying:)

Be well.

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and differentiating a submandibular gland from a node isn't necessarily possible, even for the best trained pro in the universe. I mean this in all kindness. You are worrying yourself to death, and have acknowledged that this is a problem for you. You also said you thought you might have made the gland sore by mashing on it. I can relate to you that every first year medical student does exactly that as they study various diseases. LOL, everyone always worries they have caught every disease they are currently studying and they mash on everything and everything becomes sore. It is really pretty funny to watch.....

Cancerous nodes are typically ROCK HARD, and nontender. Same thing with submandibular glands. If your gland really is prominent, and tender, infection is the most likely reason. It is proper for you to see an ENT for reassurance, or for antibiotics, or for studies or for better advice than you'll get from us. Even though we'll keep trying:)

Be well.

hkcool
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Thanks for the responses guys. Well the gland is definitely movable and not rock hard. Maybe a tad tender though. I've made an appointment with the ENT for Monday, since he was fully booked through the weekend already.

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I'm just concerned because 1. it's palpable 2. i've been reading people's diagnosis stories on here and they all just seem to start with a "lump," hard or soft.

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That is understandable but sometime a little information can be too much and people bring sickness upon themselves by worrying. You are young and have a lifetime of things to do ahead of you. If by some chance in your future cancer does become part of your life you will know that there are many who have been there and made it through to live a great lift afterward.

Start now by helping your body help it’s self by eating right and prayer. “Words of wisdom” If I would have done that at 19 teen more then likely I would not be here today.
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I'm totally not trying to scare you, I just want you to follow up and get it checked out, but that is sort of how my cancer journey got started, except on the left side. At first there was just one lump, probably a swollen lymph node, but then you could feel two. Probably lymph node and salivary gland. It didn't get rock hard until it got to about the size of a walnut. (it ended up the size of a large lemon by my surgery date happened. I had my left salivary gland and 23 lymph nodes removed) I was treated with two courses of antibiotics that didn't work. Then I had a fine needle biopsy, that showed SCC. So, if it doesn't go down, keep pushing. It could also be just a blocked salivary gland.

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Don't worry, I appreciate the sentiment.

Did you have any other symtoms?

The lump sensation is back but probably because I'm hyperventilating so much I ate some greasy food last night too. I notice that the next day it really correlates to my meal times and even a light breakfast gets it going.

Also, I'm like 99% sure this isn't a lymph node. Just some crude googling shows that it's exactly in the area where the submandibular gland is. Also, it's not so much the gland itself that's swollen as it is the area around it. I don't want to keep prodding it but the "texture" of the "swollen" side is the same as the non-swollen side.

The ENT I'm seeing is supposedly very good and comes very highly recommended, so hopefully I'll get some peace of mind. With these kinds of things, am I going to have to jump through many hoops to find out definitively what this is? I'm kind of on a budget enough as it is being a college student and getting tons of tests done is really going to be hard on me

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You keep describing yourself as a hypochondriac. You acknowledge lots of neurotic symptoms, and are reading up on diseases processes and frequenting a board full of us people who are mostly age-group appropriate for these illnesses. Then you ask loaded questions about things like how many hoops you're going to have to jump through, and make statements about your neck that conclude you may not have any demonstrable findings.

I respectfully submit that you're going to have to jump through as many hoops as you set in front of yourself. You have set the stage for not believing ANY doctor who tries to reassure you. Therefore you will put the doctor in a position of ordering expensive tests on you that he may not ordinarily order. The burden of that will be on you, not him. Despite what you may believe, and may infer from reading for a few days on this board, most doctors are very competent, and try hard to do the best they can for their patients, which includes giving sound advice while not overspending their patient's health-care dollars.

I'm not trying to give you a bad time hkcool, but someone has to tell you the real deal. Whether or not you have a neck problem I don't know. but you are truly your own worst enemy in this thing. I'm sorry if this offends you as that is not my intent.

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I agree with you on the lump not necessarily baing rock hard. Mine started in the left tonsil, eventually moving to lymphnode on that same side.

While only getting to the size of a large pea, and eventually dissolving away with chemo, it was never hard...

It was a lump, and you could definitely feel it.....but not hard.

Best,
John

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I agree with all those who have replied to you above.

If you do not like what your doc says go to another. Do not know where you are but do not go to a small town setting hospital. Go to the big time places, they tend to be more experience and knowledgeable. Again I suggest to listen to doctor. It may just be an infected gland and a antibiotic for 10 days might be required, if that does not help after ten days, let the doc know. We here are not doctors but we have experienced the system and waiting game.

last thought...... Believe you will be fine/ok and you will be! Trust your doctor and if you don't find another.

John

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Also, I'm beginning to think maybe this is just the normal size of the gland. As I said, I normally don't feel around for my glands so I have no idea what they're like "normally." I mean the gland itself only feels ever so slightly larger than the other one - it's just the area around it that's a tad swollen.

OR maybe the slight swelling is self-induced. it's odd how this happens AFTER I see the ENT for the first time. I don't think they were like this before I saw the ENT, so I'm thinking maybe the somewhat aggressive prodding I did before seeing the ENT two weeks ago may have made it like this

I'm seeing the school ENT again today in the interim since it's super cheap. But I'm thinking maybe after the ENT visit next week I may look into stress therapy as a solution since I've been freaking out about my health constantly ever since I've been abroad. This isn't the first time in the past month I was convinced I had some serious disease only to see a doctor and find out everything was fine.

Yesterday I was very relaxed and not too stressed and I felt pretty good. The lump in the throat sensation was pretty much gone. But today I'm worrying and it's back

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Well, I saw the ENT at my school today and mentioned the gland. He felt the area and said everything seemed fine. He mumbled a lot though and English wasn't his first language, so when I asked what it was all I got was a "it's fine."

I have a mild sore throat now and am feeling a bit down, but I'm pretty sure it's because i've been getting very little sleep as it's midterms week. There's also some sort of bug going around that all my friends seem to be getting. Still going to the ENT on Monday though as I've already scheduled the appt

@longtermsurvivor no offense taken and I agree. I've been trying pretty hard to just relax lately, and it'll probably be a bit easier now that exams are over and I can actually sleep

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I think you are doing the right thing so just keep your appointment with the other ENT and get a really good check-up and then if he finds nothing you can at lease rest that you don’t have cancer. Sleep is very importance especially when in school, talk to your ENT and ask if he knows something you can do to help with sleeping better. You need good grades to pass my friend and sleep (REST) is a big part of that.

Take care
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My other symptom was problems swallowing. Then later on when the tumor was large, I had wicked ear pain and reduced neck and head mobility with pain. I was also losing weight.

Just keep your appointment with the ENT, and try not to guess or worry. See what the doctor has to say.

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It took 4 doctors and a scope to find my mass.
Maybe the next ENT can use a scope instead of palpation and a mirror.
Stacey

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Well, I saw the ENT today. He was very professional. This weekend was so stress free and I was learning how to manage anxiety really well. Then the doctor goes and orders an ultrasound + fine needle aspiration. I told him my symptoms and he checked my ears, nose, and throat, though not with the thread. He told me nothing in there looked wrong at all.

He then felt my neck and asked me a few questions. He said it's a submandibular lymph gland and that it's very common and I shouldn't worry. However, just to be definitive he said I should definitely get an ultrasound + FNA and come back in 5 days to discuss the results with him. Asked him if he thought it was cancerous and he said very unlikely

1. Does the FNA usually hurt? I'm not bad with needles normally, but I've only ever gotten them in my arm. There's one going in my neck now so I'm kind of freaked out.

2. Is it normal for an ENT to order an ultrasound + FNA or do they only do that when there is cause for concern? Just to be clear, it wasn't my neurotic self who asked for the tests. Before I even got a word out he had said I should get them.

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500,000 cases annually out of 7billion people, HPV cause for those 30-50's, smoking cause for those 50s+. Those are slim odds as it is for you at 19y.
The conversion to SCC takes at the very least a decade and it is virtually improbable below the age of 20, not even sure if there is a case of SCC under 20 ever documented.

So I can give you that much my friend, at least from the standpoint it is not SCC, what most of us have fought/are fighting in this H&N subsection.

First, your symptoms have to last consistently, and I mean always, over 3 weeks in the absence of any infection. Then you're looking at FNAB, 18" flexible scope through your nose down your throat by an ENT, biopsy of any mass found, CT, MRI, PET... in my humble opinion, until you have been told YOU have cancer, enjoy life as a 19y old should who does not having to worry about malignancies.

And if there is something there, think positive, think benign (branchial cyst, tonsil stone, etc) until you are told otherwise. I am over 40, a neck mass is more probable of c, you are under 20, a upper aerodigestive mass is more probable NOT c. Let that at least be your peace of mind.

But please do keep us informed and I am wishing you well and the best.

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with all due respect, i know you are a health care professional, but you are wrong. you can be 19 and be diagnosed with scc. and i am not saying that i think the OP will be positive, i do not. i can tell you with certainty, that there are FA patients with SCC that have presented very early. like, 19 or 20. not probable, yes. not possible, not true. there have also been a couple of other kids here, very young, with other oral and head and neck cancers. sorry, i just hate it when people, especially health professionals rule out things completely, based soley on age. i have friends and family, that are no longer with us, because "they were too young to have ____________".

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But just Googling it, there are cases....

Squamous cell carcinoma of esophagus in a 15-year-old boy

Squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue in a 13-year-old boy

I've grown to know, that there always seems to be exceptions and that most things are not absolute.

JG

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Cancer just does not respect anyone at any age or any sex

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Tim, Is that your daily driver down to the bayou......

JG

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John, is this the bait you use for the "real" fish ? hahaha.

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LOL, no, but close in size.....

Those are speckled perch, crappie for you up north.

Winter is usuallu prime time to catch them down here in Florida.... I'm getting tin the mood since grouper closes 16Nov2011.

I need to start getting hiped up for the next target...specks in freshwater. Spotted Seatrout are fairly easy to target in the winter, but I'm not a big fan.

JG

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Some of the best tasting fish there is, I am so jealous I could just show-up on your door someday, you never know. lol

beep beep hellow John

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Believe it or not this is an old 1882 steam engine train that was retired from the US and giving to Honduras by the United Fruit Company back in 1940. The train worked for the next 40 years or so hauling Bananas from the local farms to the port of Cortes. It then was used for a few more years until they finally retired it in 1990 is now a part of the central park Museum in La Ceiba

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Wish I knew how to do that magic you do with making it just one word, someday my friend i will
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Here's a photo;

Locomotive

JG

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I wanted to edit this morning but saw your replies.
You are right, I am wrong in the semantics "SCC not possible at your age", my humble apologies.

I also saw an old thread pop back up about Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma and the survivors there being diagnosed younger.

The possibility is very very slim but there. I hope the OP takes that to heart and worries less until he gets a definitive diagnosis.

I too dislike when I hear about physicians dismissing or delaying tests based on age, especially when it has caused a poor outcome.

So pursue those tests even it means going to other ENTs. Just try not to let the worrying consume your thoughts, especially as I hope for you, every test comes back negative.

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Roger, no apologies need or expected....

and you are definitely correct, be proactive, and look after yourself, nobody will do as good of job as you will... But also don't let it consume your life worrying about things that you can't change through worry.

Best,
John

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No apologies, for sure. :) It's just one if those things that trips my hot button, since i've lost very young loved ones to cancer.

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Is it possible at all for acid reflux to cause lymph node swelling?

I've just gotten to thinking and I don't think this is so far-fetch'd:

-Two weeks ago I start to feel the lump in the throat.
-4-5 days later the lymph node starts to swell slightly
*I've been eating pretty unhealthy since studying abroad. The food is some of the unhealthiest I've ever seen, so I have no idea how everyone here is so skinny. I can have my choice of heart attack or stroke over rice at any of the cafeterias, or go up to the McDonald's conveniently located on campus if those aren't bad enough. Maybe my stomach couldn't take it anymore and the stress I'm under triggered it?

-Last week the supposed reflux was pretty "bad". I don't have heartburn or acid coming up the throat, but I notice that the lump in the throat correlates with greasy food and stress. Bad enough that I went out and bought pepcid and nexium for some relief. I tried them for a few days with varying results, but then tried to cut down on stress and greasy food. The last 3 days I had no lump in the throat as I wasn't very stressed.

-5 days ago I notice a sore throat starting to form. It's intermittent and comes and goes but not severe at all. Been sucking on throat drops occasionally.

-Tonight, I ate some pretty greasy food. Japanese curry (not spicy) with fried dumplings. About 30 mins afterward I notice the lump is back and the sore throat is back as well.

THis could be nothing, but I think it's worth mentioning to the ENT when I go back in a few days.

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Drink a few beers or go work out until you drop....

Stop worrying yourself over the millions of what ifs.

Deal with whatever results turn up in the above tests...

Mean time, act your age (as in young, and brighter outlook, you are invincible) and party a little, quit stressing yourself. You're gonna die an early age from hypertension and worry....

Don't take me wrong...just try to chill a little.

Best,
John

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You do need to relax a bit, I think. But now, I'm going to sound like your mom. You cannot tell me that there are no healthy food options for you to choose from?? Even at McDs, there are low fat and non fried options to choose from. I worked there and ate there twice a day for 7.5 years and maintained my weight. I ate egg mcmuffins, fruit and yogurt parfaits, grilled chickens, salads with no or very little dressing, their vanilla ice cream (which is reduced fat 2% milk) fruit and walnut salads, apple dippers, and occasionally double cheese burgers or filets of fish. Look for vegetarian or fresh fruit and vegetable options in the cafeterias. Think about cooking or making your own food. Diet is a big part of staying healthy, and acid reflux and heart burn, are not good for your esophogus in the long run.

I love Japanese curry. Lol. I still by blocks of S&B Golden Curry mix (mild tho, no hot stuff for me) Nom nom nom.

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Double Fish with Cheese.....

How come you can ask for these and get them at all McD, but they aren't on the menu?

JG

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We used to have them at Lent. They would promote them then. Even if they took the key away, you could always ring it as a filet extra meat add cheese.

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I didn't even know they existed until recently...a friend turned me on to them.

I'm not a big McDonald's fan, other than Sausage Egg McMuffins. I do like those.. especially when they're on sale for a $1.00 each, LOL.

But I do like and order the Double Filet-O-Fish with Cheese....

JG

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How does the thread always seem to turn back to fish? :)

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I'm starting to notice it too and I haven't been here long.

I do love his posts though.

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LOL, it was Dawn's fault....she mentioned McD's and "filets of fish"....

I'm multi-faceted...LOL

I can not only talk fish, I can talk H&N Cancer too....

JG

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Don't be blaming me. :p You never need any help talking about fishing. Any excuse with you. Just like I'm all about food. I will fess up to my obsession.

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Skiffin16
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Joined: Sep 2009

I am a fish monger.....is there a local chapter for AQUAHOLIK'S....

JG

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staceya
Posts: 702
Joined: Jan 2010

laughing hysterically here..have disrupted the cat from her beauty rest!
Thanks
Stacey

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