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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
Reflux: Stomach juice coming up into the throat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
Choking gagging sensation, lump in throat, feels like throat the size of a straw. Weird numb like feeling of uvula feel like need to clear throat?
Subacute thyroiditis: This condition imitates a lot of other things but it is harmless, except that it lasts for months, ibex. ...Read more
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