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I got into an accident and it caused a mild whiplash which has lead to some spasming in my neck. but also have neck grinding noise. what is that?
If there is some de-: -generation present or even ligament injury, there is noise made with motion. And you hear this because sound is transmitted through a solid ( bone) even better than a liquid, both of which are much better than air. When i listen with a stethoscope, i am not able 2 hear the noises people hear when moving their neck. ...Read more
Seek care: You might be coming downs with a streps throat and need treatment ...Read more
What could cause an hour long episode of deep dull central chest pain spasming to neck and jaw . It was not heart. ?
Central chest pain: As described at the reported age a cardiac cause is primary concern;go to the nearest A&E/ER department now. ...Read more
Neck pain n muscles in neck spasaming s well as shoulders n arms n pain when moving my head n electric like shocks in back of neck?
Radiculopathy: It sounds like you are having a disc push on the nerves in your neck. You will want to have your physician evaluate your neck, and use ibuprofen or another anti-inflammatory medication. If you are having weakness, or loss of function in your hands or arms seek immediate medical attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been having throat spasms every day for 3 months. It's noticeable looking at my neck and you can hear it. It's annoying, will it ever stop?
Possible tic: At this point i presume you've seen an ENT physician and ruled out any pathology in your throat.That being the case i would see a neurologist to see if you have a tic. ...Read more
GERD: Yes many. First don't eat after 7 pm, secondly chew you food well and minimize water or fluids with you food. You may wish to raise the head of your bed about 5 inches. Lastly see your doctor and get an h2 blocker. Since much of your stomach acid occurs at night. Be careful what you eat. ...Read more
Goiter: If the thyroid is large it can cause narrowing of the airway and that is an indication for surgery. You should have your thyroid hormone levels checked, if hyper or hypoactive it can be treated. If the hormone level is normal, you should have a cat scan to determine if the gland is narrowing the breathing pipe or trachea. If so surgery may treat your problem. Finally you should look for other causes of shortness of breath including asthma or obstructive sleep apnea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May not work: Methacarbamol (robaxin), a centrally acting anti-spasmodic medication ("muscle relaxer") with zero direct activity on muscles. In simple terms, it tricks the brain to trick the body. It is one of the safer anti-spasmodic agents and ideally only used for short term treatment of musculoskeletal disorders such as sprains. In refractory cases of globus spasm, the choice is at the discretion of the dr. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Swallowed wrong and had a throat spasm...Kinda felt like a marble trying to go down. Sound serious?
Going to my GP for throat spasms (maybe related to reflux and anxiety)...what can I expect in the exam? #whitecoatsyndrome
No worries.: No need to worry about seeing the doctor for throat spasms. The doctor will discuss your symptoms with you at length. He or she will most likely examine your mouth, neck, and chest, but will not do any invasive maneuvers. It is possible that they may want to order x-rays or give you a trial of medication initially. Good for you for following up on this! ...Read more
Throat spasms? with eating occ. feels like food gets stuck, increased saliva, ,lasts ,<5 min no residual symptoms What could it be?
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?
Whats the best Dr for evaluating throat spasms? Throat feels tight, having spasms daily, feels like marbles trying to go down, just saliva no food.
First one you should: see is your own doctor, who will examine you and do the preliminary tests and treat you. If needed, they will refer you to a specialist . ...Read more
Possible yes: of course; it is happening to you. Throat and ear muscles and innervation are connected so you can experience crossover. Esophagus is a continuation of throat and it does go through the chest, so if it is in spasm you could also have related chest pain. However, this is not a safe way to learn what is actually happening to you. You should discuss this & all associated symptoms with clinician. ...Read more
What can I do to get rid of globus, throat spasms? I am miserable and have already seen my doctor and he diagnosed me with globus.
Globus : Globus can be a difficult diagnosis to treat. Often no physical source is found. In challenging scenarios, consultation with an ENT neurologist and a gastroenterologist may be needed. ...Read more