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Tight Back Neck Short Breath
Symptoms: headaches, neck, shoulder and upper back pain, chest tightness on left side, sometimes hurts to sit up, jaw pain, short of breath...Why?
Myofascial pain syndrome. In addition to local tenderness, referred pain. Mfp is characterized by other associated symptoms:
increased muscle fatigue and stiffness, a mildly restricted motion, pain when the muscle is stretched, and a subjective feeling of weakness in the muscle. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances and jaw pain may also be present.
See pain management specialist for diagnosis. ...Read more
I have major chest pain, heavy pressure, tightness, sort of breath and goes down from my neck, upper back and shoulders is that normal?
I have no idea how old you are? What other medical conditions you have?
The symptoms you are describing are not normal and need to be seen by your PMD right away or go to ER right now. It can be very serious or simple anxiet but you need to be seen right away to establish a diagnosis ...Read more
Back pain shoulder pain neck pain pain I'm my right arm can not breath good and tight chest pain under my right are and and leg pain all together?
Chest pain: This type of symptoms in young female may represent possible viral pericarditis or pneumonia, since you have leg pain, blood clots also possible. If symptoms are chronic, it may be due to fibromyalgia. You may need at least chest x-Ray and possible echocardiogram and some blood work, please seek medical care if symptoms worsen or severe. ...Read more
37y/o female. I'm having neck shoulder back pain. I got cough and cold but no pleghm. Sometimes when im using my phone I feel tightness on my neck and shoulder. Shortness of breath when walking. Doctor said its muscle pain. Medicine didn't work.?
Your symptoms may be caused by a disk compression on your neck.
It may be worth it to have an MRI with contrast of your cervical spine to asses that possibility.
If this is confirmed there is a variety of treatments including epidural injections, physical therapy and surgery ...Read more
No asthma tight feeling in chest when breath in sternum and can feel it if lean head all the way back been 5 months thymus?
What can cause severe lower throat pain, chest pain, tightness, feeling of cinder blocks on chest, short breath and face tingling for a week now?
Shortness of breath fatigue boil chest tightness for 2 month chest and throat feels tightness the back pain alot what test should I ask for light head?
M22. Coughing and feel sensation of lump in my throat, chest feels tight and congested and feel short of breath sometimes. Anxiety? GERD? Lung cancer?
I have tight sharp pain in my right side of neck only when I breath in if I lay on my right side it is much worse?
Hmmmmm.: Perhaps it is a neck muscle spasm. spasms can be very painful; try some moist heat, perhaps some gentle stretching, and gentle massage. Not sure why it is worse when you breath in. As with anything else, if it persists, becomes very severe, or you develop shortness of breath, see your physician. ...Read more
Sometimes my neck get very tight and my scapula muscles get very tight giving me slight anxiety with shortness of breath. What's the problem? :)
Do I have cancer because I have shortness of breath, tightness in my chest and swelling in my neck on the right side?
My BP has been very high (186/117) 1 night. Since I have had a tight chest, shorness of breath, pain in throat area of neck. What could be happening?
See your PCP: As soon as possible! Your a diabetic on BP meds. Taking antihistamines (type)- if pcp not available, go to nearest hospital for work up. ...Read more
Shortness of breath and tightness in the chest. Also neck swelling on the left side but no lumps or nodules. Is it cancer?
Asthma: You will need a proper evaluation by your doctor including a chest xray & tests for asthma. Swelling in the neck on the left side may represent a prominence related to the upper segment of the left lung. May be related to symptoms of shortness of breath & not necessarily cancer. Good luck. ...Read more
A sharp pain for 30 secs or so, like muscle spasm, extending from left chest to left shoulder and neck. Same muscle tightness taking deep breaths 30 mins after the initial pain, should I worry?
You are young: Of course, people tend to worry about left chest pain being cardiac in origin. This would not be common at your age (but not impossible). In broad overview, sharp, short pains are less often of serious cause unless pain is quite severe and/or associated with other abnormalities. Ultimately, cannot diagnose this way; so, if concerned then have it evaluated. ...Read more
Can oxygen deprivation from wearing a very tight neck tie cause permanent brain damage? I recently wore a very tight tie for 24 hours straight because I fell asleep on a couch. Also, can holding your breath cause permanent brain damage?
Very unlikely: Although you were wearing a tight tie, I seriously doubt you were at risk of strangulation. Holding your breath might cause you to faint, but I doubt you could cause brain damage that way either. However, I wonder about the source of your concerns. Could you benefit from some counseling? Let us know. ...Read more
Throat feels odd. 2nd day. I can swallow and breath but feels like it's closing up. I have a herniated disc l4-l5 is there any link? Neck is tight
No connection: L4-5 is in the low back - no nerves run from the low back to the throat. Even if you meant C4-5, the nerves that come out in the cervical spine do not control the feeling in the throat. Sensation in the throat is carried by the glossopharyngeal nerve that comes directly out of the brain and out the jugular foramen near the carotid artery and jugular vein. There's no connection to disk problems. ...Read more
Trouble sleeping, anxiety, hiccups for over 2 years everyday, tight shoulder&neck muscles, chest tightness with shortness of breath, digestion issues?
Troubling symptoms: Without knowing your physical and emotional history or your family's medical history anything would be a guess. However, if you have been suffering two years, you have my sympathy. Consult your primary care physician. If s/he cannot help ask for a referral. Your problem can be in multiple body systems and will require examination and tests to determine the cause (s). ...Read more
It seems like after I eat my throat swells up and I feel its tight and hard to breath every time after I eat?
Swelling of throat: You may be allergic to a food or foods you are eating. Consult an allergist for help. In the meantime keep a diary to see if you can pinpoint the responsible agent. ...Read more
It feels like my throat is closing it feels tight and like im not getting enough oxygen it is very hard to breath
911!: The symptoms that you mentioned can be life thratening very quickly, so call 911 immediately (or ask someone else to). ...Read more
When I get even light chest tightness, my throat tightens too amd I struggle to breath. Why is this? (Posture is a big influence on the tightness)
Get ck if meds fail: You can try the meds I assume you took before for your GERD and see if they help, as well as watching your diet and avoiding triggers...if so, you almost have a diagnosis by treatment. If no help, get eval and examined for other causes like possible infections, etc. ...Read more
Sometimes when I'm just sitting down my throat feels tight, and I feel like I have to take deeper breaths to get air. Also I have asthma.
Vocal cord dysfnctn?: There is an unusual condition where the vocal cords spasm & limit air transfer yielding such a feeling. It usually comes on abruptly & is often mislabeled an asthma event. This can be sorted out with a trip to an ENT. Therapy involves learning breathing techniques under the guidance of a speech pathologist. ...Read more
I'm getting waves of pain in throat and chest. Feels tight when I take a deep breath. Hurts most where my throat meets my chest. Feel fine otherwise?
Get evaluated: Don't know your age or other information but you should seek medical attention now. ...Read more
May be anxiety, but: Sensation of tightness around throat often is muscle tension of the throat muscles caused by some underlying stress. Sense of not getting a full breath usually hyperventilation where one takes short breaths in and out and can also be anxiety. When breathing is shallow, air does not get to the end of the lung tubes where o2 exchanges w co2; tingly lips, fingers, lightheaded? As always, c ur doc. ...Read more
I have tightness in my throat, barking cough, & difficult to breath. Is this something that will go away with time or something that needs medicine.?
Viraemia: It is probably viral in origin but it would help to take an antitussive decongestant such as Tussi Organadin DM and Tylinol 500mg, two or three times per day ...Read more
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