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Doctor insights on: Throat Closing Up Symptoms

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Will your throat closing be the only symptom of allergic reaction? Will it stop closing on its own?

Will your throat closing be the only symptom of allergic reaction? Will it stop closing on its own?

Not the case: 'Throat closing' is a symptom for many disorders including severe allergic reaction, but won't be the only symptom, can it happen in theory, may be, but in real life, severe allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, usually has other associated symptoms too, can be depressed respiration, reduced blood pressure, wheezing, or the rash and swelling of soft tissues (angioedema).etc. Keep epinephrine shot handy ...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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What cause throat feel like its closing?

What cause throat feel like its closing?

Possibilities: If you've just eaten or otherwise been exposed to something to which you're allergic, your sensation of throat closing could be from anaphylaxis. This would be accompanied by wheezing and difficult respiration. In this case, you need to get to er quickly. If this is not the case, then it's also possible your symptoms are coming from anxiety. . . For which there are good treatments. ...Read more

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Why does my throat spasm unexpectedly, like completely closing?

Why does my throat spasm unexpectedly, like completely closing?

Serious, or not...: The cause of this sensation have a variety of causes. If it is associated with difficulty breathing or asthmatic breathing, as seen in an anaphylactic reaction to something and potentially fatal. More likely, it is an exaggerated form of anxiety or a symptom of hysteria, in which the muscle in the pharyngeal area go into muscle spasm. Or an abnormal form of swallowing where muscles are dyskinetic. ...Read more

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What would cause your throat to swell and feel like its closing?

What would cause your throat to swell and feel like its closing?

Reflux: If this is a chronic feeling, the most common cause is acid reflux (coming up into your throat). The acid can cause some mild swelling of your voicebox which will feel like your throat is closing. If it it happens all of a sudden then it could be from something much more concerning and you should be seen. ...Read more

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Why do my throat close off so much? It keeps closing off monthly

Why do my throat close off so much? It keeps closing off monthly

Be examined: Preferably when you have an acute episode. Document any triggers that may cause it. Often allergies or exercise will cause these symptoms. Review this with your doctor to see if you need medication to use for breathing. All the best. ...Read more

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My throat feels like its closing up and it feels like I have food stuck?

My throat feels like its closing up and it feels like I have food stuck?

Emergency evaluation: Could be esophageal stricture or schatzki ring
or pharyngeal or upper air way obstruction. ...Read more

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I woke up early in the morning with my throat closing up, what could that be?

I woke up early in the morning with my throat closing up, what could that be?

Lots of options: Depending on the details, this could range from sleep apnea to reflux to nasal dryness. See your pcp or an ENT to get more guidance. ...Read more

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Why is it that after I take some hits off of my hookah pen my throat feels like its kinda closing?

Why is it that after I take some hits off of my hookah pen my throat feels like its kinda closing?

Not sure: Inhaling foreign substances irritates the respiratory system. Are you allergic to any of the substances being inhaled? If my throat felt that way, I would stop using the hookah. ...Read more

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Every time I exercise or have any stimulation really....My throat feels like it is closing up more. Been having issue for 4 years now. Any help?

Every time I exercise or have any stimulation really....My throat feels like it is closing up more. Been having issue for 4 years now. Any help?

Many causes...: The most likely is probably exercise induced asthma, which occurs most commonly with inhalant allergies. Histamine is excessively released with warmth in some people, but I feel eia is the most likely cause for how you feel! See your doctor! It can be easily diagnosed or ruled out as the cause! ...Read more

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About 4 to 5 times a day it feels as if my throat is closing up and I start panicking it lasts for about a minute, what could be causing this?

About 4 to 5 times a day it feels as if my throat is closing up and I start panicking it lasts for about a minute, what could be causing this?

Panic attack: A classic symptom of panic attacks is to wake up from sleep with a panic attack. Often the attacks appear to have no trigger, but the underlying dysregulation of the stress response system is easily triggered into a panic attack. If the person also avoids things/activities for fear of having a panic attack, then panic disorder becomes the diagnosis. Seek cognitive behavioral therapy for panic. ...Read more

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If I stay up late or wake up early then my digestion system gets disturb I feels like food coming and committing and throat closing. Plz help?

If I stay up late or wake up early then my digestion system gets disturb I feels like food coming and committing and throat closing. Plz help?

Google GERD: This sounds like GERD. This occurs when the contents of your stomach leak back into your esophagus. It may only leak into the lower esophagus or come right up into your mouth. Either way it burns and irritates your throat. I bet you are taking in some caffeine which always makes this worse. Take some antacids, avoid late or large meals before going to bed. Stop caffeine. There are other treatments ...Read more

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At the bottom of my throat it feels like it's closing has been for a week now, not affecting my breathing but it scares me. Please help me.?

At the bottom of my throat it feels like it's closing has been for a week now, not affecting my breathing but it scares me. Please help me.?

LPR: Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic sore throat, lump in the the throat, feeling of the throat closing, post nasal drip, phlegm in the throat, and throat clearing. Many studies show it responds best to proton pump inhibitor Rx. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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I have two bite shaped marks possibly from a spider its been 1 hour since I noticed the bites my throat feels like its closing but I can still breath?

I have two bite shaped marks possibly from a spider its been 1 hour since I noticed the bites my throat feels like its closing but I can still breath?

Get to a hospital: You may be having an allergic reaction and if your throat really IS closing, you could choke. This is more likely if you have any swelling, redness, itching, wheezing, but at any rate it is an emergency. ...Read more

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Been having a dry throat for the past week. Feels incomftarble and like its closing in on me. It sometimes goes away. But worse during nighttime.?

Been having a dry throat for the past week. Feels incomftarble and like its closing in on me. It sometimes goes away. But worse during nighttime.?

Nocturnal dry throat: Air is moisturized as it passes through nasal passages. If not drinking enough H2O, this may not happen as well - so dry throat.Mouth breathing doesn't moisturize air-so dry throat.Congested nose (can happen more at night)= more mouth breathing-so dry throat esp at night. Hydration is key. Cold air holds less H2O vapor than warm; it's November. Cannot diagnose individually-your case may be different. ...Read more

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Throat closing, could this be reflux? Allergy?

Possibly: Really need to see an ENT to figure this out. May be other things. Need to assess the airway. ...Read more

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Can you actually see your throat closed?

Not usually: You would be able to see swelling of the tongue and palate but not the base of tongue, hypo pharynx, or larynx. ...Read more