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Can anxiety make you feel like there is a lump in your throat, and it is difficult to breathe?

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Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Anxiety

Sure, it can be. Anxiety can leads to a lot of somatoforme disorders which can leads to physical complaints with normal physical examination.
Counselling with psychologist or using an axiolytic medications may be needed.

In brief: Anxiety

Sure, it can be. Anxiety can leads to a lot of somatoforme disorders which can leads to physical complaints with normal physical examination.
Counselling with psychologist or using an axiolytic medications may be needed.
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Anxious

Yes, that is one of several symptoms of anxiety, assuming u checked out ok as far as general medical health.

In brief: Anxious

Yes, that is one of several symptoms of anxiety, assuming u checked out ok as far as general medical health.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Chris Esguerra
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Tightness in the throat and difficulty breathing (shallow breathing) can and does often occur when someone is anxious.
These are some of the symptoms we look for when evaluating for anxiety disorders.

In brief: Yes

Tightness in the throat and difficulty breathing (shallow breathing) can and does often occur when someone is anxious.
These are some of the symptoms we look for when evaluating for anxiety disorders.
Dr. Chris Esguerra
Dr. Chris Esguerra
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