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Feels like something is stuck in my throat and chest and can't take a deep breath?

Feels like something is stuck in my throat and chest and can't take a deep breath?

Checked out: Pretty simple here...Trouble breathing? Have a doc look at it. ...Read more

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


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I have heartburn, difficulty/painful swallowing, feels like there's something stuck in my throat, chest pain/tightness and a cough. What could it be?

I have heartburn, difficulty/painful swallowing, feels like there's something stuck in my throat, chest pain/tightness and a cough. What could it be?

Globus sensation?: Sounds like you experience the feeling of a ball or lump in the back of your throat that you have to swallow past? If so, this is "globus." alternatively, you may have laryngo-esophaeal reflux without heartburn. Sometimes, the actual swallowing mechanism may be impaired due to "spasms" or dysmotility. A gastroenterologist or ear-nose-throat specialist is a good starting point for evaluation. ...Read more

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My symptoms are sore throat inflamed tonsils throat hurts 24/7 it hurts to breathe it feels like there is something stuck in my throat chest pain?

My symptoms are sore throat inflamed tonsils throat hurts 24/7 it hurts to breathe it feels like there is something stuck in my throat chest pain?

Seek care: The part that protects your airway called the epiglottis could be infected and could be serious or you could have an infection like an abscess at the back of the tonsil. That can be serious too! You née to see a doctor before something bad happens! ...Read more

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I have pinches/weired feel in my chest top area and feeling like something is stuck in my throat I also caugh sometimes I feel the pinches in my back?

I have pinches/weired feel in my chest top area and feeling like something is stuck in my throat I also caugh sometimes I feel the pinches in my back?

Globus: Please talk to your parents or your pediatrician about your concerns since you have provided us no information about yourself not even your age let alone any medical history. You get as much information in the response as you provide in the question. Its medicine not magic. We operate on information. ...Read more

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Feels like something is stuck in throat, shoulder and chest feels mildly heavy, upper back ache. No more coughing. What can this be?

Feels like something is stuck in throat, shoulder and chest feels mildly heavy, upper back ache. No more coughing. What can this be?

Please see a MD asap: Simply stated, this can be a variety of very treatable conditions. Your pcp or other experienced physician will be able to help diagnose the underlying etiology of symptoms - and thus, hopefully help treat you appropriately. However, it all starts by your making an appointment with us so that we can do a thorough history and physical exam! ...Read more

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Feeling tightness in chest and like something is stuck in throat. Will be relieved sometimes by burp or goes away on its own. Been sev. Months now.

Feeling tightness in chest and like something is stuck in throat. Will be relieved sometimes by burp or goes away on its own. Been sev. Months now.

You need to see: Your doctor. You may have narrowing of your esophagus, or other obstruction. This can be very uncomfortable and even dangerous, but can usually be easily treated with an outpatient procedure. Take care. ...Read more

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Hv cold, right sided sore throat, ear ache. Now moving to my chest. Had a bad coughing spell & Now it feels like something is stuck in chest/throat.

Hv cold, right sided sore throat, ear ache. Now moving to my chest. Had a bad coughing spell & Now it feels like something is stuck in chest/throat.

Symptoms: May suggest upper respiratory viral syndrome that may respond to warm fluids, expectorate, antipyretic/analgesic and physician follow up ...Read more

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Have pain on back thru yo chest feel like something stuck in throat and it hurts my throat and chest when I swallow?

Have pain on back thru yo chest feel like something stuck in throat and it hurts my throat and chest when I swallow?

Esophagus: You are describing pain in the upper esophagus or posterior pharynx (the far back part of the throat). If something is stuck there, try to swallow a piece of soft bread. If it persists, you need to see your physician ...Read more

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My throat and chest feels really dry. It feels like I'm about to cough but I can't. I have to force coughs out to make my throat feel better?

My throat and chest feels really dry. It feels like I'm about to cough but I can't. I have to force coughs out to make my throat feel better?

Dehydration: Sounds like you are getting dehydrated. Drink water frequently. The general recommendation is 8 glasses per day. Your medication may also be drying your mouth. ...Read more

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How can I stop the pain in my throat and chest?

Unclear cause: I could not recommend a pain treatment without knowing what the pain is from. As both the chest and throat pain can be from so many different things, some very concerning, I would recommend you see your physician regarding this pain. ...Read more

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I just got done cleaning the house and I think I may have inhaled to much of the chemicals. And now my throat and chest feel full. What's wrong?

I just got done cleaning the house and I think I may have inhaled to much of the chemicals. And now my throat and chest feel full. What's wrong?

You may have: Provoked a reaction from your lungs and airway. Open up the windows, doors, ventilation and get out of the house for a few hours. Of course, if your breathing is scary bad, go to the ER. ...Read more

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How do I keep my throat and chest from drying when I sleep?

How do I keep my throat and chest from drying when I sleep?

Dry throat and sleep: I recommend the following brief article with recommendations that are practical :how to stop sleeping with your mouth open | ehow
www. Ehow. Com/how_7646199_stop-sleeping-mouth-open. Html
sleeping with your mouth open can contribute to multiple problems. ...Read more

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Why does my skin on my throat and chest itch when I cough? Couhing bad

Why does my skin on my throat and chest itch when I cough? Couhing bad

Get examined: It's from irritation. Try otc lozenges, cough meds, warm salt or listerine gargle, etc.
You may need some work up- chest xray lab work, etc
only your dr can make an accurate dx.
Take care! ...Read more

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Sharp pain that comes and goes in my throat and chest only lasts a couple seconds?

Sharp pain that comes and goes in my throat and chest only lasts a couple seconds?

Get eval: Best to always be safe with the heart. So get eval. Could be heart (less likely, and/or acid indigestion/reflux issues, etc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was outside for many hours in the cold air now my throat and chest are bothering me it feels as though I'm still breathing cold air?

I was outside for many hours in the cold air now my throat and chest are bothering me it feels as though I'm still breathing cold air?

If symptoms tomorrow: If throat discomfort remains tomorrow, one can call it a sore throat. Throat pain can be from strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees a doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). ...Read more

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Yesterday I thought a piece of food got stuck in my throat. Now I have pain in my throat where I feel it's stuck, & a sharp pain in my back & chest.

Yesterday I thought a piece of food got stuck in my throat. Now I have pain in my throat where I feel it's stuck, & a sharp pain in my back & chest.

See GI doctor: You may have esophagitis (inflammation of the esophagus) due to acid reflux. There's a small possibility you have a condition called eosinophilic esophagitis if you've had recurrent episodes of food getting stuck, especially soft solids (like rice, pasta, breads, etc). Best way to diagnose this is with an upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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Whenever I eat my food is getting stuck in my throat (down by my chest) I am having to drink lots of water to get it down. Who wld I see? Why?

Whenever I eat my food is getting stuck in my throat (down by my chest) I am having to drink lots of water to get it down. Who wld I see? Why?

Primary care first: Chances are you will get a referral to a gastroenterologist but your regular physician may spot something that will send you straight to a surgeon. ...Read more

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I've been getting a fluttering feeling in the base of my throat and chest that causes me to cough and takes my breath away on and off now constantly.

I've been getting a fluttering feeling in the base of my throat and chest that causes me to cough and takes my breath away on and off now constantly.

See your doctor: You may have asthma, bronchitis or any number of lung conditions. Your doctor may need to order a chest xray or do a spirometry to measure your lung capacity. She will also see if you have reflux causing all the discomfort. She will advise you to stop smoking. Now is a good time to find a smoking cessation program. There are patches, gum, will power and e cigarettes for patients who need help. ...Read more

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Burning sensation and tightening in throat ad upper chest. Feels like something is stuck. What is this?

Burning sensation and tightening in throat ad upper chest. Feels like something is stuck. What is this?

Careful!: Not to be funny, however we always worry about these symptoms in men, but, the biggest killer of women is heart disease. It could be simple indegestion however it your symptoms worsen or do not subside I would seek immediate medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Could a disc problem at c7-t1 cause a feeling like there is something stuck in my throat. Also chest pain lately and it's hard to breathe it wakes me?

Could a disc problem at c7-t1 cause a feeling like there is something stuck in my throat. Also chest pain lately and it's hard to breathe it wakes me?

Your symptoms: Sound more like angina rather than cervical disc problem. Get to your doctor, because these symptoms could be early sign of heart disease. ...Read more

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I have slight burning in my throat and chest and feel like something is in my throat. I spit a small amount of blood. Can grieving be related?

I have slight burning in my throat and chest and feel like something is in my throat. I spit a small amount of blood. Can grieving be related?

Throat sore: Sounds more like an infection-viral or bacterial. Other than severe grieving, making you depressed where you do not eat and care for yourself physically, making you immune system low, would NOT cause an infection in your throat. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Right chest above breast pain. Painful throat swallowing it feels like something is stuck.?

Right chest above breast pain. Painful throat swallowing it feels like something is stuck.?

See a doctor: You should probably see someone with those symptoms. Other important questions to think about are; do you have a fever? Did you feel something get stuck? When did it start? Is it getting worse or better? Can you still swallow fluids and solids? ...Read more

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Have gerd, costochondritis symptoms are burning throat like something is stuck and chest discomfort, med not working great Nexium (esomeprazole) and Pepcid any sugg?

? endoscopy: Gerd can burning in throat and chest discomfort as well as causing food to get caught in esophagus. Costochondritis is inflammation of junction of ribs with cartilage in front of chest along the side of sternum. Usually tenderness to touch and pain with movement but not burning in throat. You need to see G-I doctor since meds not working. You may need someone to look down the esophagus. ...Read more

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31 m - 1 year wors symptoms. Not anxie or depress. Chest full feeling like something stuck my throat and chest. Feel a weak and faint heart beat. Breathless. Cnt feel heart hitting hard in my chest at pace. Lung / heart/ hema doc all normal. See chart?

31 m - 1 year wors symptoms. Not anxie or depress. Chest full feeling like something stuck my throat and chest. Feel a weak and faint heart beat. Breathless. Cnt feel heart hitting hard in my chest at pace. Lung / heart/ hema doc all normal. See chart?

Anxiety: These symptoms are most compatible with chronic stress and anxiety with over awareness of heart beat and nonexertional chest distress. I recommend that you have a treadmill stress test and an outpatient heart monitor for 24-48 hours writing down the time and nature of symptoms. In this way you'll be able to rule out a cardiac cause of symptoms. Stress management therapy and reassurance will help. ...Read more

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What would cause random, throbbing pain in throat and chest, as well as the sensation of something stuck in my throat (there is nothing there)?

It depends: These are atypical symptoms which may be due to some ailment or due to anxiety. If you are bothered by them, you need to see your doctor who can examine you to be sure that all is well. He/she may prescribe medication to relax you in case you have a tense/anxious personality. An alternative is to start an exercise program (like a daily morning walk) to get Fit so that you feel healthy& more relaxed ...Read more

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I have a bad headache and my throat tense to hurt but it feel like I got a lot of mucus in my throat and chest and my chest really hurts on the left?

Chest pains: Regardless, could be only muscle pain. However, pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP for re-evaluation or a cardiologist is warranted. Take care. ...Read more

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Why does my throat and chest feel like obstructed when I run. And no I'm not out of shape or have asthma?

Why does my throat and chest feel like obstructed when I run. And no I'm not out of shape or have asthma?

Long answer: This would require a longer history, physical, and potentially testing like chest xray, pulmonary function tests, and maybe heart testing. The most common cause is being out of shape. Less likely are asthma, gerd, allergies, or heart problems. Please see your local doctor this week. ...Read more

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I believe I have a pill stuck in my throat, feels like it's just above adam's apple, hurts also in chest when I swallow, what can I do?

I believe I have a pill stuck in my throat, feels like it's just above adam's apple, hurts also in chest when I swallow, what can I do?

Globus: A pill will dissolve in your throat if it is there. Sensation of something in throat is very common. Chest pain could be cardiac in origin but more likely acid reflux in a 23 year old woman. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Keep getting excruciating pain in chest and a funny feeling in my throat and a feeling of something stuck in my throat after eating or taking tablets?

Dysphagia: Feeling something is stuck in your throat is not normal and needs to be worked up. It is difficult to give you an answer with no history. Talk to your provider to discuss best course of action. ...Read more

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Is the esophagus affected by gastroparisis? I have gastroparisis and it feels like foods stuck in my throat, then chest and then sits in my belly.

Is the esophagus affected by gastroparisis? I have gastroparisis and it feels like foods stuck in my throat, then chest and then sits in my belly.

Yes: Stasis and retained food and juices in the gastro (a stomach) paretic (immobile) stomach may give feeling of fullness even pain and cause reflux and esophageal discomfort. ...Read more