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throat muscle spasm causes

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Many things..: The causes are many, so when i see patients with this symptom, i start by asking about recent stressors, anxiety, symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: a lot of reasons could cause spasm in the throat and the esophagus mostly reflux but is strongly recommend that you see a doctor for proper evaluation
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Viral infection: You need to be under the care of an infectious disease specialist now. Your symptoms are very concerning.
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A male asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Anxiety often causes the tensing or spasming of muscles, particularly in the neck. If this continues or is particularly annoying, talk to your doctor ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not directly: The link between anxiety and a specific spasm or physical symptom is indirect. Anxiety initiates the fight/flight response in humans. In actual threat ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Potentially: There is a condition known as cervicogenic headaches, which basically means headaches that come from the neck. One cause of. Cervicogenic headaches a ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Lo
Dr. Justin Lo answered
20 years experience Pain Management
Possibly: Yes it could, but so could other more serious issues like a pinched nerve in the neck. Even if it is a muscle spasm, the more important question is wh ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Many things possible: Many things are possible in life. A chiropractor is not a medical doctor. It is better to see a physiatrist (also known as a Physical Medicine and Reh ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Manipulations: I am not a fan of vigorous manipulations and am concerned that overexuberant chiropractic therapies are creating more problems with your musculoskele ... Read More
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