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What Causes Fullness Feeling In Throat And Shortness Of Breath
Possibly reflux: Stomach juice can come into the throat causing the symptoms you describe. Sleep with the lower part of your neck elevated above your abdomen (semi-sitting). Do not eat or drink anything for 3 hours prior to going to bed. Take Prilosec otc before breakfast and Zantac (ranitidine) 150 before dinner. No coffee, tea, soda, tomatoe products. If you are not better within 2 weeks see an ENT doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had a ball like feeling in throat, dizziness, shortness of breath for 2 weeks today i couched up brown mucus what are some causes of this?
Upper respiratory : Infection? See your physician & get evaluated. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Chronic rhinosinusitis can lead to an asthma flare, and a sense of sinus fullness. However, if you are having throat swelling, it can be due to angioedema or to a severe allergic reaction. You should see an allergist as soon as possible. If it happens again, go to your emergency room - this can be life threatening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Shortness of breath, tightness of chest and dry throat when feeling sad. What is this? Is it normal ? And is it Dangerous?
Normal.: Sadness sometimes causes symptoms of tightness in the chest , shortness of breath, dry throat , bodily aches and pains, loss of taste along with sleep disturbances and decreased energy and tiredness. It is not dangerous but these symptoms may affect the quality of your life so, please seek help. Seeing your PCP is a good start. ...Read more
My anxiety is BAD at night dizzy shortness of breath chest pains fullness in throat what can I do to help without using medicine been to the ER 6times?
Panic symptoms : eg acute anxiety, dizziness, shortness of breath, chest pain, and fullness in ur throat, as u describe, causing presentation to ER 6 times needs evaluation by ur MD 4 work up & treatment. If no medical cause, treatment for panic disorder may include psychotherapy, like CBT. There are also many medications that help, including SSRIs, if panic d/o is diagnosed. The first step is to talk 2 ur doc. ...Read more
Why does my GERD attacks during night?Mostly 7pm onwards?Feeling gas trapped in ny throat, weakness, shortness of breath.Burping will relieved symptoms
Night GERD attacks: You have greater symptoms of gerd at night as you as lying in pain, normally in a supine position. If you are consistently taking drugs similar to Prilosec (p), you should be symptom free with daily dosing. You may have severe gerd and my need to take twice a day. Speak to your physician about your problem. ...Read more
I have shortness of breath, and the constant feeling of phlegm in the back of my throat causing me to cough a lot. Now my upper chest hurts like someone is sitting on it, and I have a headache. Yesterday I took claratin-D and ibuprofin.
Exam: Please call your physician for an examination and evaluation ...Read more
Cervical disc herniation can cause stinging sensation in the throat and shortness of breath? It can get rid of this symptom? What are the solutions?
See your Doctor & be: investigated for proper diagnosis, of your Shortness of breath, which to me seems to be related to your GERD. A GI specialist or a your Doctor will be able to treat that, but if your Cervical Disc is cause of your symptoms, then surgery might be needed if nonsurgical treatment does not help. Good Luck and Happy Holidays. ...Read more
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