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Throat Upper Chest
Pain/throat/chest: The commonest cause of sumptoms you describe is gastro esophageal reflux.You can try over the counter Prilosec or prevacid (lansoprazole).If you still have the symptoms you should cosult your doctor as it may be esophagitis and may need endoscopy.Rare cuses are inhalant allergy, gall bladder disease. ...Read more
Yesterday I suddenly got a pain in my lower throat/upper chest that hurt when I breathed deeply or burped. I still have it today, what is this?
If the symptom is associated with breathing alone and you had a recent upper respiratory infection, it's possible to be related to inflammation of the respiratory system.
It could also be esophageal reflux. You would need to see your doctor for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Had the flu for 2-3 days, have had occasional flutter feeling in lower throat/upper chest area. Concern?
No: Not unless there is a history of severe underlying heart disease. Virtually everyone has flutters sometimes. ...Read more
Can you take proselic and tums (calcium carbonate) together, always feel like got burp or air bubble stuck in throat upper chest.?
Swam yesterday. Now I have very sore throat & upper chest pain. Coughing. Earache. No sneezing/runny nose. Sinus sufferer. Any at home remedy?
Need to know cause:
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Burning sensation and tightening in throat ad upper chest. Feels like something is stuck. What is this?
Careful!: Not to be funny, however we always worry about these symptoms in men, but, the biggest killer of women is heart disease. It could be simple indegestion however it your symptoms worsen or do not subside I would seek immediate medical evaluation. ...Read more
I have crackly mucus in my throat and upper chest, also having to hack out mucus from back of throat. Have high IgE level of 1080.
See your doctor: I suspect that the reflux has reached your throat now and is the cause for the mucus. However there are other potential causes as well and you should consult a gastroenterologist. The high ige level suggests that you are at risk for allergic diseases but I didn't find anything in your description pointing to asthma or hay fever. ...Read more
Discomfort in my throat and upper chest. Not a sore throat, but a different pain. Feels achey maybe? Amoxiciilan didn't work. Possible causes? Been months
Throat chest pain: Greetings. Lot of possible causes are present. I would question muscular skeletal sources. Do you lift a lot? Carry heavy back pack or purse? Lift weights? Ibuprofen is a good start with food. Take the med for 10-14 days. This should provide relief and reduce inflammation. If shortness of breath, sweats or radiation to your back / neck occurs then see your doctor. May need additional testing. GL ...Read more
I broke out in a very itchy, burning rash on my neck, throat and upper chest and I don't know the reason. I've had this for the past 3 weeks.
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You can find out. ...Read more
Pain in ear, throat and upper chest. Severe, burning and sharp stabbing. Only lasted a minute or two. Ear felt full. Scary and weird. Came on suddenly?
Dx few yrs back with mulitnodular goiter, recently developed sore throat, with pain in throat and upper chest upon swallowing, could the 2 be related?
Possible: Depends on how big the gland was originally. If it's been a long time since you have it rechecked, now would be the time. It's possible that your current symptom is thyroid related, although unlikely. ...Read more
Took my vitamins then a min later had a tight pain in throat n upper chest for a min. Cardio work up good yr ago. Esophageal spasm? Hist gerd, pots, eds
Pill esophagitis?: Did you take your vitamin with a good amount of water? Assuming we're not talking about a chewable vitamin, this could be pill esophagitis, wherein the pill gets stuck in the esophagus, causing an intense local reaction. Make sure you take vitamins (any pills, really) with eight ounces of water. ...Read more
I feel something in my esophagus recent weeks. At first I only felt it after having dinner, recent days I feel something below my throat in the upper chest all day while I swallowing. And I feel chest congested when taking a deep breath.
GERD: It is difficult to define the cause without an exam, but your problem could be from an inflammation of the esophagus. With gastroesophageal disease (GERD) the acids in the esophagus can leak from the esophagus and go into the trachea. In the trachea, the leaked fluid can cause an inflammation from the trachea and into then lungs. ...Read more
Have bad gerd. Took my handful of supplements after dinner. A min later had intense pain in throat and very upper chest for a min. Eso spasm? Reflux?
Can allergy cause random burning in neck throat ear and upper chest and a burning enlarged lyhme node near jaw behind ear?
Not likely: Enlarged lymph nodes, tender and non tender are indicative of disease nd should be checked by your doctor. ...Read more
Severe pain in throat /upper right chest during strenuous exercise. Only lasts about 10 min afterwards. I do have asthma but this feels defferent.
Mass: Best to be evaluated by an otolaryngologist for exact diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I think I have a pill stuck in my throat and now my upper chest and lower throat has a heavy feeling of pain. Is there a way to get rid of the pain?
Globus sensation: The sensation of a lump in the throat is very common and there may not be anything stuck in your throat as long as you can swallow fluid and solid. See an ENT doctor if symptoms persists! ...Read more
I have a "headache"-like pain in my lower throat/very top of upper chest. Worse with breathing/bending over. No congestion. Would love your thoughts?
I have upper chest/throat pain sometimes that lasts for a while? Breathing in is discomforting but possible, and the pain is constant.
Acid/bile in throat, upper abdo/chest pain, floating stool. Tk 8wks 20mg OMZ & improved. Came off symptoms rtn. Same after 4wks 40mg. On this forever?
Probably not: Check back with your doctor for alternative treatments. ...Read more
I have palpitations in my upper chest/throat area upon exhaling heart rate stays the same around 40-50 BPM when this occurs could this b somethg else?
Likely not.: For patients with bothersome and recurrent symptoms, ambulatory monitoring is helpful if the palpitations are unsustained and well tolerated. ...Read more