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Throat tightness & very mild shortness of breath (feels like i'm not getting full breaths)?
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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