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Sore painful throat difficulty swallowing throbbing painful pressure behind ears and bottom back of head very painful head when bending over?

Sore painful throat difficulty swallowing throbbing painful pressure behind ears and bottom back of head very painful head when bending over?

Unclear : With the symptoms you need to see your physician. There possibly could be a blockage somewhere and this needs to be diagnosed immediately this could be sinus blockage but I can't be clear from everything you tell me. ...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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Have head tension/pressure, applied heat pad now have throbbing in back of head and neck. Why is that? Is this serious?

Have head tension/pressure, applied heat pad now have throbbing in back of head and neck.  Why is that? Is this serious?

Headaches/Neck pain: The association of headaches and neck pain may be seen in cases of tension, problems with posture, lack of sleep, and with trauma or lesions of the cervical spine. The most appropriate course of action is seeing a medical doctor to start a diagnostic process and treatment. Chiropractic doctors may help the posture and release tension in neck and back. Exercise and relaxation are very helpful. ...Read more

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Have neck & back pain, pinching pains in scalp.was stretching after sitting in awkward position .& felt pressure in base of neck & felt it pulsate .back of head too. Then dizzy when I stood. Ideas?

Have neck & back pain, pinching pains in scalp.was stretching after sitting in awkward position .& felt pressure in base of neck & felt it pulsate .back of head too. Then dizzy when I stood. Ideas?

Pulled muscle: The first thing to consider is a pulled muscle. You put some ice on the area that hurts when you have an acute injury and do repeated ice for the next couple of days but after 36 hours and you can use heat. If your symptoms don't improve you need to discuss this with your physician ...Read more

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I've this jaw/ear pressure that makes me think TMJ but also bad neck throbbing and POTS-like issues (go blind standing up). All related? Arteritis?

I've this jaw/ear pressure that makes me think TMJ but also bad neck throbbing and POTS-like issues (go blind standing up). All related? Arteritis?

Can't say for sure: Coudl be TMJ. I have no data to indicate arteritis. I agree more than one process can be active. The complexity here indcates your best benefit is to discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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I am experiencing ear pressure, ear ache (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing sensation, sensation of pressure or fullness) and neck pain.?

I am experiencing ear pressure, ear ache (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing sensation, sensation of pressure or fullness) and neck pain.?

Doctor can evaluate: In an older child or adult, pressure on one side of the head, with some earache, can be from an ear infection, a sinus infection, or some problem inside the throat. A doctor can evaluate to see if antibiotics are needed. Sometimes, shingles can happen on the head and cause these symptoms (antiviral medicine is the treatment). Occasionally, migraine headaches can cause similar symptoms to these. ...Read more

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Having throbbing vessels, pressure and faint feeling in back of head. Cant sit up. Had mri/mra of brain and neck. Any other tests?

Having throbbing vessels, pressure and faint feeling in back of head. Cant sit up. Had mri/mra of brain and neck. Any other tests?

Blood pressure: Measuring blood pressure in both arms while in different positions may provide some clues.

Keep seeing your health care provider. A neurologist consultation may also be helpful. ...Read more

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Pressure behind nose eyes eyebrows feel my head throbbing mainly in back of head neck withdrawal from wellbutrin (bupropion) feeling dizzy and foggy derealization?

Pressure behind nose eyes eyebrows feel my head throbbing mainly in back of head neck withdrawal from wellbutrin (bupropion) feeling dizzy and foggy derealization?

Wellbutrinwithdrawal: I understand your distress.
Wellbutrin (bupropion) is a medication for Depression. It can have withdrawal symptoms of headache, dizziness, and depersonalization.
Duration of withdrawal symptoms will depend on how long you have taken Wellbutrin (bupropion) and how quickly you tapered off, and your metabolism.
See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, monitoring of withdrawal symptoms; and Therapy for stress in your life. ...Read more

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I've woken up this morning with my throat is throbbing red raw and my snot is dark green.

I've woken up this morning with my throat is throbbing red raw and my snot is dark green.

Pharyngitis: Sore throat is usually caused by an infection. Two types of germs can cause it: viruses and bacteria. People who have a sore throat caused by a virus do not usually need to see a doctor. People who have a sore throat caused by bacteria might need to see a doctor specially if your cough gets worse, your breathing gets worse, or you develop high grade fevers. They might have a type of infection called strep throat. About 1 in 10 adults who seek medical care for sore throat. ...Read more

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I inhaled a sun flower seed and I can feel pressure in my chest and throat, should I be concerned?

I inhaled a sun flower seed and I can feel pressure in my chest and throat, should I be concerned?

M.D. visit for sx: The sunflower seed may have caused local irritation in your throat. If it went into the airway, the lung has cells to clear it. Sometimes it can cause more symptoms such as fever, cough, bleeding and chest pain. If you have any unusual pulmonary symptoms, it is advisable to seek medical care. ...Read more

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I've had throat pressure/tightness in the front of my throat like someones pushing down on it. Happens a few times every day. What could be the cause?

I've had throat pressure/tightness in the front of my throat like someones pushing down on it. Happens a few times every day. What could be the cause?

See an ENT: If the ENT doctor thinks you are ok then it is a tic of sorts and you are repeatedly clearing your throat. If the ENT thinks you have drainage or any other problem she will treat it for you. ...Read more

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Help! I am very concerned about this neck/throat throbbing?

Throat Throbbing: There is not enough information to give you a helpful response. Please consider consulting through Healthtap Prime or see your doctor. ...Read more

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Pressure in middle of throat and collarbone area causing discomfort — should I be concerned?

Yes, be concerned: Otolarygologist or ENT eval is needed to determine cause. There are many reasons for your problems,some more significant than others. Stop wondering, and make appointment today so you can start treatment to resolve these issues. ...Read more

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I feel pressure in my chest, some pain radiating from my chest into my throat. Should I be concerned?

I feel pressure in my chest, some pain radiating from my chest into my throat. Should I be concerned?

Urgent!: How long is it going on for? Any history of cardiac disease or angina?
Are you diaphoretic, any nausea, any lightheartedness?

Pressure in chest is never good, if it just started or was brought on by exercise, you have to be concerned about a heart attack/problem.

If you are concerned please see a doctor/er urgently so that they can evaluate you and get an ECG. ...Read more

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I recently had a sense like pressure in my chest that stretches out to under throat. It's not permanent and it occurs when I'm still. What's cause?

More likely anxiety: If this happens only when you are not active, it sounds more likely something psychological. Are you under a lot of stress? If you were older, I would have consider a cardiac problem. ...Read more

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I have large amounts of puss draining from my right tonil when pressure is applied when I yawn or tense my throat. What does this mean?

I have large amounts of puss draining from my right tonil when pressure is applied when I yawn or tense my throat. What does this mean?

As above : It means u need to see an ENT physician for evaluation and treatment with antibiotic and u doctor may advise tonsillectomy. ...Read more

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I just noticed a small bump between my chin and throat area where that soft skin is and it only hurts if I put pressure on it. I'm not sick?

I just noticed a small bump between my chin and throat area where that soft skin is and it only hurts if I put pressure on it. I'm not sick?

Cyst: It could be a cyst.please do not squeeze it. it could get infected. Leave it alone. See a doctor if it turn red or become larger, or painful. ...Read more

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I've been having a stabbing/heavy/pressure pain feeling in my left side of chest and it goes to my throat and worsens when I bend over or down?

I've been having a stabbing/heavy/pressure pain feeling in my left side of chest and it goes to my throat and worsens when I bend over or down?

Lung or Esophagus?: It's unlikely you have a heart problem at your age without other medical problems. It's possible you have a pneumonia, or esophageal infection causing the pain. I recommend seeing a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I recently had onset pressure/pain on the left side of my face started at the temple and has worked its way down to my throat. What could this be?

I recently had onset pressure/pain on the left side of my face started at the temple and has worked its way down to my throat. What could this be?

See your dentist: Dentists specialize in treating facial issues. See your dentist and have them evaluate you for bruxism, an abscessed tooth, trigeminal neuralgia, or TMJ. Your symptoms could be a wide range of issues. Your dentist should be able to help you figure out what is wrong or can point you in the direction of a specialist who can. Best of luck :) ...Read more

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Constant pressure & tightening in throat, sometimes worse than others. Diagnosed gurd & now cushings. Symptoms lasting + 1 year. Still, no relief, help?

Constant pressure & tightening in throat, sometimes worse than others. Diagnosed gurd & now cushings. Symptoms lasting + 1 year. Still, no relief, help?

Difficult situation: Those symptoms are somewhat vague in that this could be many things. However, make sure you don't have an enlarged thyroid gland or other mass in the neck compressing things. These symptoms often are related to gerd and what I call laryngopharyngeal reflux(lpr). Some people require mo's of twice daily reflux meds to help. Another issue can be muscle tension dysphonia so see an ent/laryngologist. ...Read more

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Can throbbing feeling in throat be related to gerd?

Can throbbing feeling in throat be related to gerd?

Maybe: One of the "atypical" symptoms of gerd is something called "globus" which is the feeling of a lump in the throat. Some people describe this as a throbbing. It is often associated with other "atypical" features such as hoarseness, throat clearing, bad taste in the back of your mouth. ...Read more