7 doctors weighed in:

Pain coming from windpipe area?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Can be foreign body.

This might be many things.
It can be just irritation, or it can be from an injury to the chest/ribs, etc. It might be pneumonia but there would be fever, etc. Another possibility is that it could be a foreign body that was accidently swallowed and is stuck somewhere in the lungs/windpipe. If this has been going on for a while, you should see your doctor for an xray to be sure nothing is there.

In brief: Can be foreign body.

This might be many things.
It can be just irritation, or it can be from an injury to the chest/ribs, etc. It might be pneumonia but there would be fever, etc. Another possibility is that it could be a foreign body that was accidently swallowed and is stuck somewhere in the lungs/windpipe. If this has been going on for a while, you should see your doctor for an xray to be sure nothing is there.
Dr. Joseph Woods
Dr. Joseph Woods
Thank
Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Depends

Could be inflammation or infection (laryngitis/pbaryngitis) .
.. Could be foreign body (fish bone) or injury from swalling something (large pill) ... Could be tumor ... If persists or gets worse, need to get evaluated by md with laryngoscopy/pharyngoscopy ...

In brief: Depends

Could be inflammation or infection (laryngitis/pbaryngitis) .
.. Could be foreign body (fish bone) or injury from swalling something (large pill) ... Could be tumor ... If persists or gets worse, need to get evaluated by md with laryngoscopy/pharyngoscopy ...
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Board Certified, Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
23 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors