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Can seasonal allergies cause a feeling of throat tightness

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Kimura
Allergy and Immunology 36 years experience
Possibly: However, if it is truly a feeling of throat tightness and swelling this is a medical emergency and needs immediate attention. Often people with aller... Read More
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Dr. Paul Williams
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Yes: Sometimes extensive exposure to pollen can cause throat tightness and even a more severe allergic reaction that could trigger hives, trouble breathing... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 22 years experience
Throat Tightness: I would feel comfortable saying yes if accompanied by the other typical seasonal allergy symptoms, rhinorrhea, scratchy throat and eyes, congestion, p... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Scuba
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 26 years experience
Seasonal allergies: Many use a netti pot to inhale moist vapor and add camphor or other oils to moisten the membranes and loosen secretions. Also, an ultrasonic bedroom h... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Thyroid: If you feel strangulated, it may be your thyroid. It needs to be checked at 50 anyhow. Nasal allergies can cause post nasal drip and can have you chok... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
See allergist: I think you need to see an allergist to find out the cause of your throat tightness and the appropriate treatment required. Certainly allergy can cau... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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Pulmonology 40 years experience
Need work up: In the form of RAST (Respiratory Allergen Serology Testing) and I gE. These blood tests would tell you and your allergist which specific allerg... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Doctor can examine: People having anxiety attacks or panic attacks get that "lump in the throat" as part of the attacks, and thus should not try to eat at that time. If t... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 69 years experience
Nearly: PEG is propylene glycol. The 8 is the number of ethylene glycol units attached. It is used in a variety of products including toothpaste. If you are a... Read More
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Question cut off but: Dysphagia is distinguished as "transfer dysphagia" (problem moving food from mouth to top of esophagus) versus "transit dysphagia" (problem getting fo... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See your doc: You should be evaluated by internist /GP. All this seems like allergies, but could be more serious such as asthma or even bronchitis.
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