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I received a diagnosis of stenosis of the C4. I have episodes of "trying to catch my breath". Is this related? How about throat spasm and cough?

I received a diagnosis of stenosis of the C4. I have episodes of "trying to catch my breath". Is this related? How about throat spasm and cough?

Likely...: The phrenic nerve (which gives motor output to the diaphragm muscle--which controls breathing) gets significant contributions from C4. Talk to a neurosurgeon about strategies to relieve stenosis at C4. ...Read more

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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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What type of dr. Would you need to see for throat spasm when coughing?

What type of dr.  Would you need to see for throat spasm when coughing?

Different options.: Mostl likely your primary care physician coudl determine the right speciality to refer to, but probably an ENT (ear nose and throuat doctor), or a pulmonologist. ...Read more

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Spasming in my neck accompanied by a sore throat means what?

Spasming in my neck accompanied by a sore throat means what?

Nonspecific: These symptoms do not point to a single diagnosis. Could be infectious (such as a cold), or primary muscle spasm. Best to see your primary care if persistent, or progressive. The more severe the symptoms, the more urgent the problem. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I 've had a tickly upper throat cough with thick mucus production for 2 months. It sets off spasms of coughing that end with me vomiting the mucus up?

I 've had a tickly upper throat cough with thick mucus production for 2 months. It sets off spasms of coughing that end with me vomiting the mucus up?

Sinusitis: With the symptoms that you describe i would be concerned that you have a bacterial sinus infection and would benefit from an antibiotic. A persistent cough could also be indicative of pertussis or whooping cough, but that doesn't usually involve a thick mucus like you are having. It may be time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat (very painful on one side, dry cough, spasms and intermittent fever). I feel OK but not 100%?

I have a sore throat (very painful on one side, dry cough, spasms and intermittent fever). I feel OK but not 100%?

Give it time: Sounds like a painful, but typical upper respiratory tract infection which is self limited. Give it a little time to completely normalize and you should do well. ...Read more

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Why does my throat tickle and make me cough?

Why does my throat tickle and make me cough?

Throat itching: Greetings. The throat itching may be from an allergic reaction. Your airway is obviously stable and I'm assuming swallowing is normal. An antihistamine such as Claritin, Allegra or Zyrtec may help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will work fastest but may cause drowsiness. See your doctor. Testing for foods in your diet as well as anything new to your environment should be targeted for evaluation. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Why does the inside of my throat rattle when i cough?

Why does the inside of my throat rattle when i cough?

Probably mucus : It usually means means you have mucus or phlegm in your respiratory passages. ...Read more

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Why we get cough,cold and sour throat and how to avoid them?

Why we get cough,cold and sour throat and how to avoid them?

Virus infections: Nearly everyone gets viral infection(from the air) and that causes sore throat running nose and cough. It is unavoidable except to keep yourself healthy by sleeping 7-8 hours daily and eat lots of fruits and vegetable so that you get a good amount of Vitamin-C in your body daily. That may reduce the number of such episodes per year(one or two colds in a year is quite normal) ...Read more

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What does it mean if you cough a brown thing from your throat?

What does it mean if you cough a brown thing from your throat?

Depends....: If it is from the airways, it may be a sign of acute bronchitis, an infection of the airways. It may have originated from your sinuses and be a result of post-nasal drip which may indicate a sinus infection. Your doctor can tell the difference by examining you and then will be able to treat the problem. ...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