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Light squeak when I exhale. Throat pain chest pain. Should I worry?

Light squeak when I exhale. Throat pain chest pain. Should I worry?

Yes and No: If you are short of breath, you may be developing something called bronchospasm, which is something like your air passages tightening up. If you are short of breath, go to the ER. If not, then it will probably go away. ...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 can cause severe lower throat pain, chest pain, tightness, feeling of cinder blocks on chest, short breath and face tingling for a week now?

What can cause severe lower throat pain, chest pain, tightness, feeling of cinder blocks on chest, short breath and face tingling for a week now?

Infection or: infection like pneumonia, strep throat; but be sure not the heart so go to e.r for labs, chest X-ray , especially if taking birth control ,shortness of breath, could mean pulmonary emboli [blood clot to lung] and if a smoker worse ...Read more

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Needing expert help. I have throat pain and chest pain?

Needing expert help. I have throat pain and chest pain?

Need more info: Do you have a fever? Difficulty swallowing? Bad breath? Is your chest pain worse with deep breath? Worse with cough? Are you short of breath? Do you bring up phlegm? Do you smoke? How long have you been ill? Are you getting better, staying the same, or getting worse? Is your tongue coated? Do you have pus on your tonsils? So many questions! you need to see your doctor! ...Read more

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I started having weird throat pain and chest pain and was burping a lot. The burping relieves the pain for a millisecond. It is a sharp pain.

I started having weird throat pain and chest pain and was  burping a lot. The burping relieves the pain for a millisecond. It is a sharp pain.

Spasm: Esophageal spasm can be quite sudden and painful and this may be what you're experiencing. Sometimes swallowing water May relieve the spasm. If you force yourself to burp, you are actually swallowing more air. If symptoms persist get examined by a physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I suffer from constant heartburn for years now. lately been getting pains in the left sof my chest going into my arm and from my midline up my throat. Pain in chest not sore but irretable. Don't sleep much very restless. Bottom of tong feelraw today?

I suffer from constant heartburn for years now. lately been getting  pains in the left sof my chest going into my arm and from my midline up my throat. Pain in chest not sore but irretable. Don't sleep much very restless. Bottom of tong feelraw today?

Reflux symptoms: Sounds like classic symptoms of reflux/hyperacidity/gastritis/espohagitis
In addition to taking a six week course of Nexium (or similar drug..Aciphex, Pantoprazole etc, elevate the head of your bed 4” with books or boards and don’t eat within 3 hours of bedtime. Avoiding alcohol for a few weeks might also be helpful ...Read more

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99F, migraine, stuffy nose, barking cough, ear pain, throat pain(feels tight), mild chest pain. Low appetite. Trouble sleeping. How to relief?

99F, migraine, stuffy nose, barking cough, ear pain, throat pain(feels tight), mild chest pain. Low appetite. Trouble sleeping. How to relief?

Mgt: Your symptoms are consistent with the flu or flu like illnesses. I would suggest being screened for the Flu and possibly for Strep throat. Medication can be prescribed accordingly. Swollen tender nodes and fever are important to discuss with your PCP. ...Read more

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I have sore throat pain in my chest and shoulder blades?

I have sore throat pain in my chest and shoulder blades?

Might by heartburn: Sometimes acid reflux from the stomach can present like this. However, it can also be a sign of a more serious condition. I would either see your doctor or try a short course (1-2 weeks) of antacid therapy and if no better than see your doctor. ...Read more

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Severe sore throat, pain in my chest when i cough, vomiting, and nasal congestion. What's wrong with me ? (white bumps on inside of throat)

Severe sore throat, pain in my chest when i cough, vomiting, and nasal congestion. What's wrong with me ? (white bumps on inside of throat)

Viral infection: Sounds like viral upper respiratory infection which can result in bronchitis, nasal congestion, and sore throat. Sometimes vomiting and diarrhea can also occur. The bumps are reflections of reaction to infection in back of throat. Sometimes get superimposed bacterial infection. You can always consult physician for examination to make sure of correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden chest + throat pain?

What could cause sudden chest + throat pain?

Chest&throat pain: Sudden chest and throat pain can be from heart condition like angina pectoris, myocardial infection if it is on left side mainly.Other causes are acid reflux/esophagitis, acte respiratory infection
see your doc asap or go to er. ...Read more

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I have upper chest/throat pain sometimes that lasts for a while? Breathing in is discomforting but possible, and the pain is constant.

Chest Pain, See GP: is always a symptom that you should discuss with your GP to try to establish the cause. There are many causes of chest pain. ...Read more

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What could be wrong with a 8yrs old having throat and chest pain while eating and breathing without temperature , she says the chest feels dry?

What could be wrong with a 8yrs old having throat and chest pain while eating and breathing without temperature , she says the chest feels dry?

Some conditions: Some possible conditions to consider include asthma, choking and aspiration of fluid or food.
A virtual appointment can be booked online:
healthtap.com/DosanjhMD
Code: NCYHPZ ...Read more

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Terrible throat and chest pain when i run. Am i really out of shape, or is something wrong?

Check: To know what's going on you need to go see your doctor and be evaluated, no way to predict from out here in the cloud. ...Read more

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I've been having cold symptoms with a sporadic throat to chest pain. What can I take for these symptoms?

I've been having cold symptoms with a sporadic throat to chest pain. What can I take for these symptoms?

Cold symptoms: For your running nose and your post nasal drip you can use saline nose drops. Keep a vaporizer on at night and take an expectorant in the form of a cough medicine.If your throat hurts a lot you can gargle with a variety of things such as salt water, mouth wash, etc. Popsicles can also help. ...Read more

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My granny is 75 she says she has pain in her chest and feel like food or even water is stuck in her throat, chest pain even when she swallow?

My granny is 75 she says she has pain in her chest and feel like food or even water is stuck in her throat, chest pain even when she swallow?

Swallowing: This is an urgent problem. Her family physician can assist, but she needs an evaluation at the GI specialist's office. ...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 headache, tight throat, chest pain , blur vision and very tired. Issit becos of my bad acid reflux, feel like someone is chocking me.

I have headache, tight throat, chest pain  , blur vision and very tired. Issit becos of my bad acid reflux, feel like someone is chocking me.

Acid reflux: Hello. Some of your symptoms sound like reflux induced but some don't. Choking sensation, tightness in your throat, and maybe even chest burning could be linked. The headache, blurred vision, and fatigue i'm not too sure about. Begin a low acid diet, and see your doctor for a complete evaluation. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat, headache, chest pain & excessive saliva what do I have ?

Infection: A good bet will be a viral throat infection. Excessive salivation is a little worrisome. If you have severe difficulty and pain on swallowing coupled with fever and problem breathing, have yourself checked tonight at the ed as these are symptoms of a peritonsillar abscess. Otherwise, have a strep test done in the morning. ...Read more

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I've contracted a cold from a 8 month baby, I've now got a bad sore throat, chest pain and bad breathing and when ever I cough I taste blood.

Blood with ST, cold: It appears you have caught a cold, so treat with fluids and Tylenol for pain, fever. OTC meds for cold as needed, throat lozenges. Also, cold fluids for the broken
throat capillary suspected from strong coughing. If
blood and coughing persist, see an MD for further
investigation or call for virtual appt with internist thru health tap. ...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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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....

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

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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?

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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