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Lump In Throat Tightness In Chest
Depends: Chest tightness can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chest tightness is the feeling of a "squeezing" or a pressure in the chest. Sometimes there is an associated breathing difficulty. There are numerous potential causes. Heart attack, angina, pericarditis, chest wall pain, heart rhythm condition, esophagus spasm, lung condition are ...Read more
Lump feeling in throat and pain in chest on left side especially when swallowing food...Feels like it gets stuck in throat and chest?
Could be a: Esophageal structure ...Recommend talking to your physician. ...Read more
Lump feeling in throat when swallowing, throat clearing,burning sore feeling at back of gullet,front central pain in chest/sternum area, gut pain?
Too much: Sorry - don't think a snap diagnosis is going to happen. You need evaluation. Hope you feel better. ...Read more
Er: You should be evaluated immediately to rule out any cardiac issues. ...Read more
Postnasal drip: most common reason why there is phlegm in the back of the throat is mucus coming from the nasal area (postnasal drip) that is thick and dries up. Steam inhalation will help get this up and clear the nasal-throat passageway ...Read more
Pain in right of neckbwhen breathing in, tired shortness of breath , pain in back of neck, sore jaw?
Recommend that: You see your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more
Chest/neck tight: Likely upper respiratory infection. May be viral or bacterial such as strep (have seen neck tightness with strep) or mycoplasma. Do you have a headache? fever?Can you bend your neck ? The neck stiffness is worrisome as could be meningitis(viral meningitis-bacterial one is very ill) . So would seek medical attention in ER as soon as possible.May need antibiotics. ...Read more
Maybe, but...: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid & pepsin can cause inflammation of vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation) = lerd. Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, & even a higher risk of throat cancer. However, symptoms may originate w/ your heart or lungs so do get checked. ...Read more
Feeling of internal trembling. Chest pain when moving in my left breast/chest area. Swollen gland in throat. Heartburn occasionally. Rapid hr. Causes?
Sound anxious: These are all symptoms which could be caused by anxiety. So you need to learn how to relax and control your emotions and have a good handle over your life. You may need counseling which can be helpful to calm you down. In the meantime, try to do daily exercise(like walk for half an hour) as this will strengthen your body and reduce your mental stress level. ...Read more
I'm so nervous.
Bumpiness at back of throat
Dull ear and neck ache on right side
Feeling of something stuck/lump in throat
Pain in sternum, ma?
Throat: A great number of patients present to the ENT with bumpiness of the back of the throat. This photograph shows some bumpiness that is associated with lymphoid tissue in the back of the throat. This type of finding can be associated with irritation from post nasal drip or allergies. It can also be associated with viral illness and if persistent should see an ENT or PCP. ...Read more
Sensation of lump in throat, comes and goes.Small, movable lymph nodes in side of neck. Pain in right arm and movable lump just above elbow?
See your doctor: You have many issues here. You would be best to see your doctor for an exam and evaluation to address each issue ...Read more
Pain between shoulder blades mostly right side, burning in throat for days, bad taste in mouth, feeling of something in throat. Gerds?
Probably: If you have pain radiation to the scapula and bitter taste in the mouth called water brash and burning in the throat it is very possible you may have reflux. Try adjusting your diet and changing your lifestyle which in most cases will affect and reduce reflux, additionally you should see your primary, antacids and /or medications such as prilosec can be trailed for symptom control initially. ...Read more
Rule our angina : The pain from the heart is actually manifested as chest pain "or pain in chest". When accompanied by heaviness, it is considered to be from a cardiac (heart) source unless proven otherwise. The er doctor will do an ECG and run some labs which is recommended without knowing more. Other things can cause these symptoms, but the rule of the artery is supreme. ...Read more
Steps: The best course is to go see a Dr and be evaluated ...Read more
Having lump in throat or throat tightness sensation (not in the heart) sometimes in p.E. At school. What might be causing it?
Globus sensation: You described "globus"--a situational lump or ball sensation in the throat. Correlation with p.E. Classes raises the probability that stress is the key here. Other entities to consider: cricopharyngeal achalasia (a tight upper esophageal sphincter), oro-pharyngeal dysphagia due to dysmotility, atypical gerd, local ulceration, extrinsic impression on the esophagus, ENT pathology, c-spine arthritis. ...Read more
Swollen lips, wheeze, cough, tightness in throat, tightness in chest are all present during my kids month on tobi (tobramycin). I wear n95 1 hr & hepabut still sx.
Talk to your doctor: Much of the dose of tobi (tobramycin) goes into the air rather than directly into the child, especially when given with a mask rather than mouthpiece. It sounds like you are having a reaction to it. Talk to your child's doctor who has prescribed the tobi (tobramycin). It may be necessary to switch to a different inhaled antibiotic for your child rather than tobi (tobramycin). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
9 year old has intermittent chest and throat tightness, fleeting in nature. No other symptoms - eating well, acting normal. What could it be?
I have a tightness in my chest on the right middle along with chin, not throat, tightness. This is accompanied with shooting pains in my fingers and a?
Needs work up: You don't mention age/sex and any risk factors for heart disease, such as diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and family history. Your symptoms need to be evaluated for heart disease. Classic angina (poor blood flow to the heart), is chest pain or tightness that also involves pain/tightness in the neck/throat/face or (usually), left arm. See your primary care doctor to exclude. ...Read more
Went to ER 3xs in past month with breathing difficulty, chest pain, throat tightness, light headedness, weakness. What could this be?
What can cause temple pain, jaw pain, throat tightness, chest pain, and enlarged neck lymph nodes?
I have anxiety/panic attacks and get a lot of physiological symptom(fast heart,throat tightness,chest pain)recently I have a sinking feel in heart....
Testing is needed: obtain an ambulatory 24 hour EKG monitor and be sure your symptoms are not due to a cardiac arrhythmia or inappropriate sinus tachycardia, most of which are treatable. Obtain a thyroid test as well. If your symptoms are due to anxiety, listen to them and use biofeedback to begin to control your heart rate and contraction force. ...Read more
Hyperinflated lung with normal pft smoker 32 yo chest and throat tightness slight shortness of breath when walking morning stiff nose cough phelgum
See your doctor: You sould see your doctor. This lump needs to be palpated by your doctor and he/she needs to be able to put the rest of your symptoms in perspective. ...Read more
Underlying pathology: If there is pathology in the neck causing a lump in the throat, then the adjacent muscles may react by going into spasm. See a physician if your symptoms have been persistent. ...Read more
See a physician: Unfortunately this can't be answered through this forum - we need to be able to examine you to see where the lump is, whether it's internal or external, whether it's mobile or tender, etc. Good luck! ...Read more
I have an odd sensation between my breasts/center of my chest. Almost as if there is something in there. Lump in throat also. Gas? Anxiety?
Could be either, or: Even reflux esophagitis. I suggest seeing your family physician to begin workup. Also if you have ongoing anxiety, psychotherapy is a powerful part of treatment -- as in not relying on the zoloft (sertraline) alone. Lump in throat is common in anxiety as well, but people have been known to have both anxiety and reflux. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have been to dtr 2 this week. Thought I was having a heart attack. Everything is normal with heart. Now I feel a lump in throat and middle of chest?
I had my gallblader removed 3 weeks ago and short after start feeling a lump in throat with pain in my chest. Does acid reflux increase with no gall?
I have had constant lump feeling in right side of my throat, tightness and lump feeling on outer right side below jaw, I cant feel anything that happens on my right side of my throat, burps and food get stuck in the right side and only feel anything comin
See ENT doc: Symptoms could be due to many things. Get an ENT exam to sort things out. ...Read more
This is a general term describing a symptom, not a disease/disorder. The medical description is globus sensation. It can occur by simply crying (temporary), but if persistent, can indicate something more concerning like esophageal reflux, muscle spasm, iron deficiency, ...Read more
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