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Hi. As of today I've been having a fluttering feeling at the base of my throat and collarbone. What could this be? Should I be concerned?

Hi. As of today I've been having a fluttering feeling at the base of my throat and collarbone. What could this be? Should I be concerned?

Yes: Can be serious caused by irregular heartbeat or arrhythmia. If you're having chest pain or pressure shortness of breath lightheadedness or passing out she give me the medical attention. Otherwise get this evaluate face-to-face primary care doctor visit ...Read more

Flutter (Definition)

Atrial flutter is an abnormal heart rhythm in the top of the heart in which the top of the heart beats very fast but very regularly (as opposed to atrial fibrillation which is always irregular) and can lead to a rapid heart rate and ...Read more


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Airy fluttering feeling in throat.. Could it be my anxiety disorder causing it?

Anxiety and the Body: Studies show that people with anxiety disorders may have much more awareness of what goes on in their bodies. While the immediate answer to your question is "perhaps." if you are really concerned why not see your physician to rule out any problem that you might have? ...Read more

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Ive had an odd heartbeat The last few days. Itll beat normal, then ill feel a fluttering in my chest & throat then it beats hard twice,& gets norm.

Ive had an odd heartbeat The last few days. Itll beat normal, then ill feel a fluttering in my chest & throat then it beats hard twice,& gets norm.

Arrhythmia: See your doc. You are having palpitations, which may indicate an irregular heart beat. There are many types, most of which are not serious. Testing, such as an ECG, overnight monitor, and blood work will likely be helpful in tracking this down. In the meantime. decrease or eliminate caffeine, and avoid stress. ...Read more

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Every once in awhile I get this flutter like feeling in my throat/chest area. And I have to catch my breath for a second. What does this mean?

Every once in awhile I get this flutter like feeling in my throat/chest area. And I have to catch my breath for a second. What does this mean?

Palpitation: You may have palpitation or brief irregular heart beats. Palpitation in a normal heart is benign and can be caused by diet or stress -- but it recurs frequently, you may want to see your doctor for a checkup. ...Read more

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Ocassionally, when i bend down, turn my torso, begin to eat, or sometimes just breath in i get a weird feeling in my chest/throat. Fluttering? Or..?

Consider reflux: These activities can promote reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus which travels behind the breast bone and communicates with the throat. Certain foods like fatty things, spicy, acidic, caffeine, alcohol, chocolate, etc or eating a large amount can make reflux more likely. ...Read more

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I've been getting a fluttering feeling in the base of my throat and chest that causes me to cough and takes my breath away on and off now constantly.

I've been getting a fluttering feeling in the base of my throat and chest that causes me to cough and takes my breath away on and off now constantly.

See your doctor: You may have asthma, bronchitis or any number of lung conditions. Your doctor may need to order a chest xray or do a spirometry to measure your lung capacity. She will also see if you have reflux causing all the discomfort. She will advise you to stop smoking. Now is a good time to find a smoking cessation program. There are patches, gum, will power and e cigarettes for patients who need help. ...Read more

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Fluttering in throat and chest related to indigestion?

Fluttering in throat and chest related to indigestion?

Maybe, but...: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid & pepsin can cause inflammation of vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation) = lerd. Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, & even a higher risk of throat cancer. However, symptoms may originate w/ your heart or lungs so do get checked. ...Read more

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The last few days My heart will beat normal, then ill feel a fluttering in my chest & throat then it beats hard twice,& gets norm. What is it?

 The last few days My heart will beat normal, then ill feel a fluttering in my chest & throat then it beats hard twice,& gets norm. What is it?

Heart: Since you have not disclosed anything about yourself not even your age let alone your medical history, we cannot provide your with a relevant response. I recommend talking to your parents about your concerns. ...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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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more