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Doctor insights on: Choke Marks Around Neck

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I feel like im choking since I started getting a shorter neck. What can I do?

I feel like im choking since I started getting a shorter neck. What can I do?

Length of neck...: How long or short your neck is doesn't have much to do with swallowing... It's what inside that counts. If you're having difficulty swallowing food, feel that food is getting "stuck" halfway down your throat, or that it often goes down the "wrong pipe"... Time to see your doc! they will examine you and might do a "barium swallow" to see how well the food moves down your throat. Best of 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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I have pain in neck under ear & down. Feels like something is hung up. Feels like I am choking?

I have pain in neck under ear & down. Feels like something is hung up. Feels like I am choking?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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My doctor checked my thyroid and it felt like she was choking me. Was she upset with me over my complaints? Is it normal to press hard on neck?

My doctor checked my thyroid and it felt like she was choking me. Was she upset with me over my complaints? Is it normal to press hard on neck?

Unlikely upset: Most likely your doctor was palpating your thyroid for any nodules or enlargement. You always should feel confident in telling your physician any complaints and if the exam is uncomfortable. ...Read more

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How likely is it for a bad cough (from choking) to cause a vein dissection of the neck? The cough left my arm with a dull pain as well. Bit worried.

How likely is it for a bad cough (from choking) to cause a vein dissection of the neck? The cough left my arm with a dull pain as well. Bit worried.

Unlikely: The veins usually don't undergo dissection but the arteries do. However it would be highly unlikely,if not impossible , for dissection to occur with hard coughing. But a few flecks of blood from broker capillaries in tge bronchial tree may be associated with heavy coughing. ...Read more

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I've been having bad headaches on the right side of my face, pain in right ear an neck along with some choking spells which I don't know if there related.?

I've been having bad headaches on the right side of my face, pain in right ear an neck along with some choking spells which I don't know if there related.?

See your MD and DDS: The headaches and pain on one side of your face and ear may be temporal mandibular sydrome (tmj also know as tmd). There is a delicate balance between the muscles and ligaments that control the movement of the lower jaw, and the teeth. If that balance is disturbed it can cause many different symptons that one might not associate with the teeth. However, I have never heard of choking ...Read more

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