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What Is The Best Treatment For Choking Feeling
Very bad cough, with mucus build up this morning upon awakening i coughed and had i found myself gasping for breath and straining to fetch the stuff up, noting came up. I had choking feeling, and got very nervous. I felt better after drinking lots of wat
The : The only situations I have heard of anyone choking from mucous is in an elderly person that lived alone and was not able to clear their airway by coughing, however this is very rare. What medication are you allergic to? If you have a bronchitis or pneumonia you may need antibiotics, there are many to choose from if allergies are a concern. Drinking water will help thin the mucous secretions along with a daily anti-histamine. I suggest you go back to your doctor for alternative treatment options. Best of luck. ...Read more
Severe chest pain whenever I burp, choking feeling for almost 4 days. Antacids takes pain away for a few minutes but then returns. What can this be?
Prob reflux. : Talk to your doctor for treatment options as well as dietary precautions. May need a GI doctor eval as well ...Read more
I've gastric pain and allergic to pantoprazole. I'll have symptomps of choking feeling and swollen eyes. What medicine suits me for gastric? Pls help!
Antacids: Antacids/other over-the-counter medications would help temporarily, but you want to be seen by your internist / gastro enterologist to better assess your condition and prescribe the best treatment that would suit you given you are allergic to pantoprazole. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I sometimes wake up because of choking feeling and I cough to return to normal. What is the cause of this?
Possible reflux: During running and other physical activities, our GI tract slows down to shunt blood to our working muscles. When this happens, digestion slows way down. This increases the likelihood of having reflux and you'll get a sour taste in the back of the throat. Try running only after you wait an hour after eating or drinking a large quantity of fluid. ...Read more
"choking" when runs: Do you feel short of breath or wheeze when you run? Do the symptoms occur with any kind of vigorous exercise? Do they occur more frequently in cooler times of the year? Any history of asthma? May have exercise-/cold- induced asthma: airways tighten up & breathing is more difficult; may wheeze. See fp for pulmonary function testing & exam. Tx may be as simple as inhaler before running. ...Read more
Reflux: Gastric reflux can result in the sensation of choking or shortness of breath or the sensation of "heart burn" if it is continuous it may be more severe. Life style changes like stopping smoking, stopping alcohol, stopping caffeine may help. I would suggest seeing your physician, you may need to have an egd - a scope to see what the problem is. ...Read more
I have been having a choking feeling when I go to eat dinner. I basically prevents me from swallowing with out forcing myself to do so? What can be?
Dysphagia. See MD: Dysphagia: (difficulty swallowing) can be due to incoordination, as well as possible blockage. It matters if it is for solids and/or for liquids. It matters where the problem occurs, i.e. In the mouth, back of the throat, or lower. May be due to muscle problems, neurological problems, effects of stomach reflux, or tumors. Needs evaluation. See md; may need ent, neuro, gi, video esophagram. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I feel I have a mental disorder, but when i go to see a psychiatrist i get a choking feeling. What could I do to stop this.
Choking feeling: The feeling of choking is common to different illnesses. In panic disorder, a panic attack produces fear, shortness of breath, tachycardia, palpitations, sweating, dizziness, feeling of losing control, etc for minutes up to an hour. Choking feelings are seen in conditions as acid reflux disease, gerd, esophageal stenosis, heart attack, anaphylaxis, vocal cord disease, thyroid disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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