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what causes fullness feeling in throat and shortness of breath

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
Possible reflux: If this occurs with eating, this may be a symptom of reflux and esophageal spasms. It would help to know when your symptoms occur.
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possibly reflux: Stomach juice can come into the throat causing the symptoms you describe. Sleep with the lower part of your neck elevated above your abdomen (semi-sit ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Upper respiratory : Infection? See your physician & get evaluated.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not necessarily: Chronic rhinosinusitis can lead to an asthma flare, and a sense of sinus fullness. However, if you are having throat swelling, it can be due to angio ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Steven
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes: Chronic sinusitis is an inflammatory condition that results in the secretion of lots of chemicals that cause and increase inflammation. These chemical ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Yes if enlarged : Enough. If it is getting worse medical attention should be sought out.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
42 years experience Periodontics
Allergy?: Sounds like a pulmonary allergy. Seek care with a medical doctor.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Chronic anxiety: It's imperative that you get proper psychiatric care in the form of cognitive behavioral therapy and possible temporary medication. You are unable to ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
May be anxiety, but: Sensation of tightness around throat often is muscle tension of the throat muscles caused by some underlying stress. Sense of not getting a full brea ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Need a diagnosis.: It's impossible to guide you in this forum, since (1) we are limited to 400 characters in our reply, which is insufficient to engage in a back-and-for ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
Aspiration: Hello. It is normal to feel an uncomfortable feeling after aspirating liquids to the respiratory system. However you shouldn't worry about it unless y ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
Normal.: Sadness sometimes causes symptoms of tightness in the chest , shortness of breath, dry throat , bodily aches and pains, loss of taste along with sl ... Read More
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