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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 moreGet help now ›
Reflux: Stomach juice coming up into the throat. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
See below: Many things, none of them good. You need to see your doctor today to sort these symptoms out. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I ve had a choking sensation most days the past week with a gravely voice.Dr said my airway is open and my larynx and vocal cordes were not swollen. He thought it was acid reflux so i ve been taking the medication he prescribed, not eating 2 hrs before be
Acid reflux vs drip: Reflux and post-nasal drainage can both cause symptoms like you mention. It can take quite a while for the drainage due to reflux to improve: up to three months in some cases. Mucinex can also help the gravelly voice: you can take up to 1200 mg twice a day. It helps by thinning the secretions and making them seem like saliva. We swallow lots of that each day anyway ...Read moreGet help now ›
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