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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Tingling In Throat

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Can chronic neck tension cause tingling sensations in throat (while moving head or laughing, etc...)?

Can  chronic neck tension cause tingling sensations in throat (while moving head or laughing, etc...)?

Not likely: Tingling or itchy sensation in your throat this time of year is likely ragweed allergy. Chronic neck tension is more likely to cause neck, shoulder, back pain, and maybe headache. It could change your voice if tensing all of the muscles in the area. Try an otc antihistamine like allegra, (fexofenadine) some ibuprofen, and relax. ...Read more

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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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What would cause tingling sensation in back of throat and tongue?

What would cause tingling sensation in back of throat and tongue?

See oral surgeon: There are a number of things that can causes this. Could be allergies, acid reflux, or a number of other things. The only way to know is to have an evaluation. Schedule an appointment asap. ...Read more

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I've had a bad cough for about 2 weeks now the cough has improved but now i get a painful burning/tingling itch in my throat that causes me to gag/cry?

I've had a bad cough for about 2 weeks now the cough has improved but now i get a painful burning/tingling itch in my throat that causes me to gag/cry?

Allergy / infection?: is it dry cough ? That could be as an allergic reaction to meds of foods,if there are mucus ,then it could be a slight chest and throat infection that may need antibiotics and meds to loosen mucus. ...Read more

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What can cause: numb and tingling extremities + feeling like a lump in your throat + tingling in the head?

What can cause: numb and tingling extremities + feeling like a lump in your throat + tingling in the head?

Anxiety: These symptoms are characteristic of an acute anxiety reaction or hyperventilation syndrome. The symptoms are caused by blowing off too much carbon dioxide and can be reversed by rebreathing the exhaled air from a paper bag which replenishes some of the carbon dioxide. If you're experiencing these reactions often, stress management therapy would be helpful. ...Read more

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What can cause severe lower throat pain, chest pain, tightness, feeling of cinder blocks on chest, short breath and face tingling for a week now?

What can cause severe lower throat pain, chest pain, tightness, feeling of cinder blocks on chest, short breath and face tingling for a week now?

Infection or: infection like pneumonia, strep throat; but be sure not the heart so go to e.r for labs, chest X-ray , especially if taking birth control ,shortness of breath, could mean pulmonary emboli [blood clot to lung] and if a smoker worse ...Read more

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I recently went 2 the e.R cause i had extreme heart and left arm tightness and tingling along with sore throat. Got xray and sent home. Is this weird?

I recently went 2 the e.R cause i had extreme heart and left arm tightness and tingling along with sore throat. Got xray and sent home. Is this weird?

Both parties right: You were right to access care immediately as signs of cardiac disease present this way. The er doc after imaging, and diagnosing was right to send you home. Unless many predisposing factors are at play, you are a bit young to have these classic signs of a heart attack. So, everyone is right! ...Read more

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Is it possible for cough drops to irritate your throat and cause tickling if overused?

Is it possible for cough drops to irritate your throat and cause tickling if overused?

Avoid menthol: Menthol which is in most drops, feels good and cool at first. But it is drying to the mucosa and will dry your irritated throat. So use glycerin instead. Or black currant. Or pectin containing drops. ...Read more

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What would cause funny tickling feeling in mouth and throat intermittently for a long time, when it happens it sort of gags me?

What would cause funny tickling feeling in mouth and throat intermittently for a long time, when it happens it sort of gags me?

Need more details: Your history is not enough to make a diagnosis. It could be almost anything including dental disease, gum disease,thrush, allergies, cold sores. Wr need more information. ...Read more

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Does aciphex (rabeprazole) heartburn meds (or a generic equivalent) cause coughing and tickling in the throat?

Does aciphex (rabeprazole) heartburn meds (or a generic equivalent) cause coughing and tickling in the throat?

Probably not: Any medication could potentially cause any side effect. The ones you mentioned are not common for antacids. However, acid reflux can cause coughing and a tickle in the throat. So, it may be the underlying condition rather than the medication which is causing the symptoms. ...Read more

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Is neck pain can cause numbness and tingling and goose bumps sensations?

Is neck pain can cause numbness and tingling and goose bumps sensations?

Possibly: A pinched nerve in the neck can cause neck pain as well as numbness and tingling. Goose bumps are not a common complaint but are certainly possible. ...Read more

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I have spondylitis of the neck. Can it cause tingling and pain down the arms?

I have spondylitis of the neck. Can it cause tingling and pain down the arms?

Yes. arthritis in---: --the neck can cause foraminal stenosis, which means that the openings that the nerve roots pass through from the spinal cord & go 2 the appropriate nerves of the arm. This then is felt as pain, numbness or weakness, in the area the nerve root supplies. ...Read more

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What causes pins and needles tingling in neck,chest, tommy, and back areas over heat and emotional reactions since over 3 months?

What causes pins and needles tingling in neck,chest, tommy, and back areas over heat and emotional reactions since over 3 months?

Can be paresthesias: This could be will we call paresthesia which are uncomfortable skin sensations skin sensations cause these symptoms ...Read more

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What causes tingling in left arm and fingers? I have no pain or swelling. I'm 26 yrs old. The tingling comes and goes and goes a little to my neck?

What causes tingling in left arm and fingers? I have no pain or swelling. I'm 26 yrs old. The tingling comes and goes and goes a little to my neck?

Nerve entrapment?: Need to be investigated.Concerns are a possible herniated cervical disc or nerve being entrapped at some point in your arm.Need to be examined and an EMG is a very useful tool in determining the proper level of nerve compression.Of course some other causes of nerve tingling need to be investigated. ...Read more

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Got new mattress, 2 months hurts, wake up daily pain. Now back/neck pain, tingling in face. Did sleeping on too hard surface cause damage? What to do

Got new mattress, 2 months hurts, wake up daily pain. Now back/neck pain, tingling in face. Did sleeping on too hard surface cause damage? What to do

Back & neck pain: A hard mattress is supposed to be good for your back, if you can't return it give a little it a little longer time to get used to it, you can also use a soft foam mattress padding to give you some comfort. Tingling of the face most likey has nothing to do with the mattress, you need to see your doctor for that to rule out facial palsy & also to check you for your neck & back pain. Feel better. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with cervical vertigo. I was wondering what causes the tingling sensations in my neck, upper back, head, and unusual head sensations?

I was diagnosed with cervical vertigo. I was wondering what causes the tingling sensations in my neck, upper back, head, and unusual head sensations?

Cervical vertigo: I continue to be worried when doctors don't clearly help you understand what the problem is and the doctor should take necessary time to get the problems under control. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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What causes sensation of numbness/tingling cheeks, lips, often side of neck as if, but not, hyperventilating & always accompanied by slight air-hunger?

What causes sensation of numbness/tingling cheeks, lips, often side of neck as if, but not, hyperventilating & always accompanied by slight air-hunger?

Nerve issue: If the tingling is within the distribution of a cutaneous nerve then it's possible that that nerve is being pinched somewhere. The tingling of hyperventilation is due to changes in calcium in your blood so if the symptom is similar to hyperventilation then calcium levels should be checked. I don't know why the sensation of air hunger is associated with these symptoms in your case. ...Read more

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Can muscle tension in the neck cause tingling in the face?

Can muscle tension in the neck cause tingling in the face?

It is possible: Muscle tension can certainly cause tingling in the face by causing referred symptoms and affecting the superficial nerves. If the tingling is worse when you press on the tight muscles, it is a good indication that the symptoms are related. A physiatrist can help develop a treatment plan for this and can help look for other causes. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a pinched nerve in my neck or back could cause tingling in all my extremities? Other causes?

Is it possible that a pinched nerve in my neck or back could cause tingling in all my extremities? Other causes?

No: A pinched nerve in your neck could cause "tingling" in your arms, and the nerves in your back control your legs. It's possible you could have both at same time although very unlikely. There are several other causes. See your physician for full workup. ...Read more

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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