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Swollen Throat Difficulty Breathing
Swollen throat, difficulty swallowing (breathing is fine), severe ear ache/pain especially when swallowing. Some congestion. No fever or cough. X3days?
Swollen throat, hot flashes, bad earache, bad migranes, dizziness, lightheaded, trouble breathing, its been going on a day and a half. What should I do?
Anaphylaxis: Allergic reactions of varying degrees can cause this. Allergies can be environmental, dietary, or medication related. Allergic reactions can occur from things you have been exposed to for a long time, never reacted, and now suddenly you are. This type of reaction warrants a visit to emergency department. Severe onset warrants a call to 911. ...Read more
I am experiencing throat swelling, sore throat, swollen tonsils (quality: white or yellowish spots on tonsils), difficulty swallowing. And difficulty breathing when sleeping.?
The right side of my throat (feels aswollen on clogged)and ear feel irritated. Difficulty breathing on right side of nostril I think due to phlegm.
I just got eating spicy chips. Now my throat is swollen and I'm having trouble breathing. I'm really scared what can I do to make it go away?
Call 911!!!: If you are having throat swelling and shortness of breath, you need to call 911 NOW! You may be having an allergic reaction and this could become life-threatening if left untreated. It is easily treated but not at home-you need to be treated in an emergency room NOW. Get off the computer and make the phone call immediately!!! ...Read more
I noticed my uvula was swollen & touching the back of my tongue. I've had trouble breathing. I have to keep clearing my throat/coughing? For 2months.
See ENT: Symptoms you are describing go hand in hand with uvula swelling. It would be good to know why you've had swelling for 2 months and determine how best to resolve it. See an ENT specialist for a complete head and neck exam. ...Read more
What can I be allergic to? Wheat flour, Malitol, Almonds, Canola Oil, Almond flavor, backing soda, baking powder. Itchy, swollen throat. Breathing Ok.
See allergist: Several items you have listed are not considered allergens although almond would be a likely suspect. Consult an allergist to find out. ...Read more
My hubby ate an apple the other night. Throat&tongue got itchy, eyes became itchy&swollen but no hives or breathing problems. Next time be worse?
Pollen-food syndrome, aka oral allergy syndrome, is well characterized and typically manifests as itching
with or without swelling of the lips, tongue, palate,
and throat. Food sensitivity requiring epinephrine is rare. Patients usually have sensitivity to certain foods and to antigenically similar class of pollens. For example, allergy to apple skin and birch pollen a common combo. (see comment ...Read more
Haven't felt right for weeks. Tonsils very swollen but no sore throat. Neck and body aches. Chest pains and trouble breathing. Any ideas?
Red & swollen tonsils & throat, occasionally sore, occasional low grade fever, snoring, trouble breathing at times after tonsillitis in december.
Seek ENT: Get those tonsils removed they will do you a world of good. ...Read more
Symptoms: These are symptoms that should be checked out there are many possible causes. ...Read more
Difficulty breathing, green mucus in throat, and thr occasional cough. Happening for 2 months now. What could be happening. Life theeatning?
Possible cause of sever sudden pain in center of chest up into my throat and difficulty breathing, sometime nausea even when at rest for 2 months now?
GERD: Symptoms like these are often caused by gastric acid coming up into the esophagus. A trial of an over the counter proton pump inhibitor such as Omeprazole is often indicated. This can be picked up at the local drugstore. If symptoms persist you should see your doc for a better review. ...Read more
I'm having difficulty breathing with my mouth and I feel pain in the back of my throat. What symptoms are these?
What could cause an intermittent feeling of warmth in my chest and throat when I breathe in? There is no difficulty breathing, just the feeling.
U have history of: Panic attack and this symptom could be part of anxiety and panic attack. I presume u already had some heart and GI work up. Get reassurance from ur dr. Take care and god bless u! http://www. M.Webmd. Com/heart-disease/features/12-possible-heart-symptoms-never-to-ignore. ...Read more
Has anyone with anxiety-based throat tightness/difficulty breathing been treated with a PEP exhaling device?
My girlfriend has been sick for nine months. She complains of lumps on her head, tightness of her throat, difficulty breathing, stiff neck. Why?
Time for a visit: This spectrum of symptoms deserves a full history/physical & appropriate testing by someone who knows the patient. Try to schedule a workup within the next week with her doc so the evaluation can begin to track down the issues involved. ...Read more
I am experiencing throat tightness (worsened by: eating certain foods, psychological stress) and difficulty breathing (worsened by: lying flat, p...
Could a hiatal hernia cause pain in throat area and difficulty breathing when running? Does not happen while on the elliptical.
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When I take Amoxicillin I have some difficulty breathing. Is this normal, a side-effect or an allergic reaction? I am taking it for Strep Throat.
I feel like there's a sticky phlegm that even I clear my throat and nose its still there and im having difficulty breathing. I don't have cough. Help!?
I have difficulty breathing with a dry throat sensation as though an air tight membrane is placed over my diaphragm but I have no pain internally?
I have a sore throat, it is painful to swallow and to yawn, also having difficulty breathing especially at night. Should I be concerned about this?
YES: Get examined and treated, Get a strep test and a mononucleosis test ...Read more
I am experiencing difficulty breathing (worsened by: lying down, emotional stress) (quality: slow or irregular) (time frame: gradual) (severity: mild), feeling anxious (worsened by: emotional stress) and throat tightness (worsened by: emotional stress)
I have difficulty breathing and amount of phlegm in my throat causes difficulty swallowing. Don't smoke, take losartan for bp?
Please see your Primary doctor as soon as possible. You may need to be referred to an Ea, Nose, and Throat specialist.
Hope all goes well! ...Read more
Difficulty breathing, dry cough, fever and now a sore throat. What is this? And what medicine should I take or any home remedies that would help?
Is very common disease caused by cold or upper respiratory infection. Usually improves without complications in a week, but the cough can last for several weeks.
If the condition accompanied by wheezing or shortness of breath, fever over 100.5 f, interferes with your sleep, see your pcp for further investigation. ...Read more
Experience nasal congestion (stuffiness) & difficulty breathing through nose (one side only).triednasalspray (stop using=liq flows through throat & dry?
Need 2 C UR MD: Or ENT specialist, meanwhile keep using saline nasal washes regularly, and the probably steroid nasal spray that you used, but make sure you use them correctly, read the instructions carefully, best wishes ...Read more
Was eating popcorn yesterday and I breathed a bit in have felt a lump in my throat and difficulty breathing I feel like im choking and im vomiting alo?
Call 911: Any obstruction of your upper airway has the potential to be life threatening. Call for emergency medical attention immediately if you suspect that you have an obstructed upper airway. Call 911, do not drive! . ...Read more
Constantly clearing my throat, feel like lump & spasms to throat, fluid in ears, difficulty breathing. Dr thinks allergies\rads. I think silent reflux.
Silent Reflux: You described your symptoms beautifully and these are exactly the symptoms patients complain of when they suffer with larygopharyngeal reflux, also known as silent reflux. Part of the exam that you need is a laryngeal exam, either with a mirror or a flexible scope. This should provide the "missing link" that should lead to the correct diagnosis and treatment. Your description is spot on. ...Read more
I am experiencing thyroid enlargement. The following also describe me: Neck lump or bulge, Throat tightness, and Difficulty breathing. Last may 5 201?
Head & Neck Surgeon: You have a goiter that is pressing on your pharynx and even compressing your trachea (your airway). You need to have it removed surgically ASAP! Go see MD (not a nurse practitioner) and don't let them dilly dally around. Get an Ultrasound or a CAT scan of your neck done to verify the source of the mass, and get a referral to a Head and Neck Surgeon ASAP!!! ...Read more
I have a lump in my neck with a constant sore throat and difficulty breathing at times plus difficulty swallowing sometimes, can you help?
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I have had a sore throat and low grade fever for 3 days I am also having difficulty breathing and my lymph nodes are swollen what could it be?
Get it evaluated: Though antibiotics aren't needed for respiratory viral infections, a sore throat may need immediate antibiotic therapy for streptococcal infections since it is contagious. Additionally, a healthcare professional can assess for other things such as postnasal drip, primary HIV infection, retropharyngeal abscess, and others, depending on the specifics of your case. ...Read more
I have pain around eyes, nose, jaw, throat, and postnasal drip, sensation of obstruction, sometimes difficulty breathing right. Can it be rhinitis?
8 1/2 month old w/ stuffy/runny nose drainage down throat some difficulty breathing and fever but can't get an accurate read, should I take him to er?
Viral syndrome: If the difficult breathing is more than from the congestion, then you need to take him to ER. Other than that lots of fluids, acetaminophen/ibuprofen for the fever should be okay until the morning. Take him into a steamy bathroom with the water running and use saline drops with suctioning. Good Luck. ...Read more
I am experiencing sore throat and ankle swelling. The following also describes me: Difficulty breathing through nose. What should I do?
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