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What could cause a choking sensation from anxiety?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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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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Is a choking sensation a symptom of anxiety ?

It may be: related to anxiety. Medical causes should be ruled out before attributing it to anxiety. Take care. ...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 a choking sensation since I have anxiety disorder. How to controll it. Thanks.

I have a choking sensation since I have anxiety disorder. How to controll it. Thanks.

Get expert help: Many have a very sensitive cough/gag response. Anxiety can certainly trigger it. The key is to effectively manage and prevent the anxiety. If you've tried on your own through various self-help methods, and the anxiety is still occurring, then it's time for expert help. Therapy and/or meds can be very effective. The sooner you address this problem, usually the easier it is to reverse. ...Read more

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After having a implanted venous access port placed for chemo i now have a choking sensation, what is going on?

After having a implanted venous access port placed for chemo i now have a choking sensation, what is going on?

Where is port?: If the port isn't in a neck vein and that would be unusual it might be more related to the chemo drugs or radiation if you had that. The catheter likely isn't anywhere near something that could trigger a choke, but strange things happen sometimes. ...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.

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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My wife is woken up with a choking sensation what is the problem?

Reflux?: Complaints like this can be very well related to reflux. When you lie flat, the acid can come up into your throat. This can cause a cough, phlegm, and the feeling that something is stuck in your throat. One should avoid spicy foods, don't eat less than 2 hours before they lie down, sleep on an incline. If it persists one can try otc reflux meds and see their md. ...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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Choking sensation and pain at the back of the head and a mild chest pain what is this sickness. Its been?

Choking sensation and pain at the back of the head and a mild chest pain what is this sickness. Its been?

Many possibilities.: The heart and an anginal equivilent should be ruled out.Aorta should be evaluated also. Once stress test , ultrasoud etc done and is ok , then GI work up with barium swallow, egd, etc can be done, the most serious possibilities shoul always be ruled first. ...Read more

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What to do if I have asthma, and have been having difficulty breathing, coughing, and a powerful choking sensation. help!!?

Get help fast!: Call EMS and dial 911. Don't drive to the ER. Use your rescue inhaler if you have one. Don't delay!!! ...Read more

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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

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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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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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Can reg severe panic attacks cause plaque build up in 18yr old? Chest n rib pain choking sensation restlessness n Feeling like dying/ heart strained

Can reg severe panic attacks cause plaque build up in 18yr old? Chest n rib pain choking sensation restlessness n Feeling like dying/ heart strained

No: Panic does not cause plaque buildup. Symptoms described, though, are not uncommon with panic. If you have not already had an eval to rule out physical causes that would be a first course of action. If symptoms are anxiety related consider seeking a cognitive behavioral psychologist - behavioral treatment of panic is effective. Be well. ...Read more

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When I'm trying to get to sleep hv rapid breathing feel like stomach sucked in, choking sensation, n like stone on rib cage n breathless panic attack?

When I'm trying to get to sleep hv rapid breathing feel like stomach sucked in, choking sensation, n like stone on rib cage n breathless panic attack?

Shallow breathing: from anxiety. This is very common. We tighten up when we are anxious and rib cage breathe. Work on belly breathing a few times a day, inflate the belly first, then go up to the shoulders, reverse to exhale. See your doc to rule out medical conditions. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What to do if asthma, acid reflux,choking sensation, back pain, no sleep?

What to do if asthma, acid reflux,choking sensation, back pain, no sleep?

See your doctor!: All those problems can be related to uncontrolled gastroesophageal reflux, stomach ulceration and aspiration of acid into the airways. Sleep apnea can be associated with all of these symptoms as well. Treating the underlying cause will make your nights much more restful! ...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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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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