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What are the causes of chronic laryngitis and choking sensation in throat.?

What are the causes of chronic laryngitis and choking sensation in throat.?

Most likely reflux: Most likely cause is acid reflux even if there is no heartburn. Only 1/3 of people with reflux have heartburn. Consider avoiding caffeine, alcohol, acidic or spicy foods, smoking, eating less than 4 hrs before sleep, sleeping with the the head higher than the heart, and antacids. Could also be throat tumor so consider ENT evaluation if symptoms present longer then 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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I have had Laryngitis or voice loss for 6 days now, it comes and goes. in the past 24 hours i have been suffering from a choking sensation.

I have had Laryngitis or voice loss for 6 days now, it comes and goes. in the past 24 hours i have been suffering from a choking sensation.

Consult doctor : There are a few possibilities. May just be phlegm stuck in the larynx (voice box) however it's important to get reviewed in case this is something different like a tracheitis (windpipe infection) or a supraglottitis (infection above the voice box) which can affect breathing and swallowing. May also need to consider reflux Please see doctor urgently if breathing or swallowing difficulties ...Read more

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What causes throat tightness/swollen choking sensation?

See below: Many things, none of them good. You need to see your doctor today to sort these symptoms out. ...Read more

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Does a peg tube cause a choking sensation or a lump in the throat? I have redness around my peg tube, is this normal?

Does a peg tube cause a choking sensation or a lump in the throat? I have redness around my peg tube, is this normal?

No, but...: A PEG tube is down in the stomach, so doesn't affect the throat (presuming there wasn't an upper endoscopy procedure in the past few days). However, normal healthy people don't have PEG tubes, which means there could be some illness or disorder that relates to the throat and to the reason why a person has a PEG tube. ...Read more

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I have difficult swallowing, choking sensation, and cough. Do you think Botox which was injected in my neck 3 months ago caused this?

I have difficult swallowing, choking sensation, and cough. Do you think Botox which was injected in my neck 3 months ago caused this?

No.: Good day, thank you for your question! The quick answer is most likely not if it was injected properly. Also Botox starts to fade in its effect after 3-4 months. All the Best! Dr. Tony Perkins. ...Read more

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After 22hrs of not eating, i keep feeling this choking sensation in my throat and my ears feel heavy. What is this?

After 22hrs of not eating, i keep feeling this choking sensation in my throat and my ears feel heavy. What is this?

Time to see Dr: It 'might' be tonsil or uvula enlargement, but cannot say via internet, and is a serious issue, so should be seen, likely at an urgent care as is holiday weekend, to be sure do not need sent to er or inpatient for care. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between stress-related chest/ arm discomfort and exercise-related chest heaviness and a choking sensation in the throat?

Is there a difference between stress-related chest/ arm discomfort and exercise-related chest heaviness and a choking sensation in the throat?

Hard to tell: Stress can mimic cardiac symptoms. If your experiencing them related to exertion i would be more concerned about heart related issues. Either way chest pain needs to be taken seriously. Please get it checked asap. ...Read more

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started taking nexium (esomeprazole) today. still having a choking sensation around my throat and burn in the middle of my chest any sug? can I use pepcid 2 with it

started taking nexium (esomeprazole) today. still having a choking sensation around my throat and burn in the middle of my chest any sug? can I use pepcid 2 with it

Antacids: It takes a while for this to work. Take an antacid, a liquid antacid my help coat your esophagus. Do not take any pill within 30 minutes of taking a dose or for an hour after a dose of it. Generic liquid antacids can taste truly hideous. This is one time when Brand Names are definitely better. ...Read more

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Extreme pain and choking sensation on left side of throat. What should I do? Swallowing is painful and next to impossible. Feels like a classic sore throat but x100 and only on the left side of throat. It feels swollen and like someone is choking me with

Extreme pain and choking sensation on left side of throat. What should I do? Swallowing is painful and next to impossible. Feels like a classic sore throat but x100 and only on the left side of throat. It feels swollen and like someone is choking me with

Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose your condition. But your description makes me wonder about a possible peritonsilar abcess. I know you are concerned by the cost of an emergency room. However, if this is a peritonsilar abcess it could be life threatening. ...Read more

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My mother has ben suffering with a choking sensation in her throat and a very stuffy nose. What can you advise her to do?

My mother  has ben suffering with a choking sensation in her throat and a very stuffy nose. What can you advise her to do?

Treat sinusitis!: She is draining viscous mucous down her throat. She may need antibiotics. Warm moist air will help (netty pot, hot shower, etc). Avoid antihistimines. If continues, see your doctor. Don't want to develop pneumonia! ...Read more

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Had mono 3-4mnths ago, seen dr and ent, theyre not worried, had ultrasound on neck, negative, but throat still gets tight choking sensation, thyroid?

Had mono 3-4mnths ago, seen dr and ent, theyre not worried, had ultrasound on neck, negative, but throat still gets tight choking sensation, thyroid?

Choking after mono: If your tonsils are swollen or touching each other , a taped short course of steroids might help, please ask your doctor, if this problem persisted you may need to go back to ENT for possible nasolaryngosopy if it was not done yet. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do quickly if I get a choking sensation in my neck?

What to do quickly if I get a choking sensation in my neck?

Choking: I'm really not sure what you are asking. Are you getting food stuck? Are you having trouble breathing? The treatment is different. What you should do is see your doctor to see what is causing your symptoms ...Read more

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Neck tightness and choking sensation. Is this due to my anxiety or possibly something else? Gp said its anxiety but not convinced, ER said the same

Neck tightness and choking sensation. Is this due to my anxiety or possibly something else? Gp said its anxiety but not convinced, ER said the same

Anxiety: Try relaxation exercises and see if it goes away. If it comes and goes it most likely is not something pathological, but anxiety. Inhalation gives you energy and exhaling gives you relaxation. So try to extend your exhalation. You could visit dawnbuse.Com for free and get other relaxation exercises. Avoid caffeine and make sure to excercize and hydrate sufficiently. ...Read more

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I have neck pain, spasms. Difficulty swallowing, lips get numb, choking Sensation. worse if I carry something heavy. Relief if I lay down.

I have neck pain, spasms. Difficulty swallowing, lips get numb, choking Sensation. worse if I carry something heavy. Relief if I lay down.

Cervical Symptoms: What you describe sounds like a disorder of the cervical spine. Perhaps there is a slipped disc or some change in the spinal column. Try hot shower to neck, GENTLY turn side to side for 3 minutes/day. If not relieved, need to get this checked by orthopedist. ...Read more

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It started with swollen glands, fatigue , oral thrush, .  had CT of head and neck, chest. Now have enlarged thyroid and choking sensation. ?

It started with swollen glands, fatigue , oral thrush, .  had CT of head and neck, chest. Now have enlarged thyroid and choking sensation. ?

Complicated: Your symptoms suggest a viral cause. The fatigue, gland swelling and rapid thyroid enlargement indicate a systemic (total body process). By the fact you have had a ct scan i assume you have seen a doctor. Hopefully bloodwork was done and the information will be helpful. Your most important issue right now is your airway, if you are having trouble breathing you need to go to the hospital er asap. ...Read more

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What causes upper back pain with choking sensation?

What causes upper back pain with choking sensation?

See below: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Can hyperthyroidism cause inflamed thyroid and cause difficulty swallowing, coughing, and choking sensation?

Can hyperthyroidism cause inflamed thyroid and cause difficulty swallowing, coughing, and choking sensation?

Yes: Hyperthyroidism can result from inflammation of the thyroid (subacute thyroiditis). There will be pain and swelling of the thyroid that can feel like a sore throat, and cause trouble swallowing. If the thyroid is large enough, you can also have a choking sensation. Treatment for this condition is different than the usual treatment for an overactive thyroid. ...Read more

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What could cause a choking sensation from anxiety?

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What could cause a choking sensation from anxiety?

Choking in anxiety: During an attack, adrenaline levels are up, affecting respirations 7 bronchial tree. ...Read more

Choking Feeling (Definition)

Choking feeling = sensation that their is either obstruction or compression ...Read more


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Laryngitis (Definition)

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