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What could lead to muscle spasms in the throat?

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Dr. Frank Mayo
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Laryngospasm

Thraoat spasms can occur if a pt aspirates or inhales something other than air .
Usually the symptoms are short lived . Persistent symptoms may require inhaled Epinephrine or systemic epi and steroids. Prompt ENT eval is indicated for persistent symptoms.

In brief: Laryngospasm

Thraoat spasms can occur if a pt aspirates or inhales something other than air .
Usually the symptoms are short lived . Persistent symptoms may require inhaled Epinephrine or systemic epi and steroids. Prompt ENT eval is indicated for persistent symptoms.
Dr. Frank Mayo
Dr. Frank Mayo
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Dr. John O'Kane
Sports Medicine

In brief: ? vocal cord disfunc

There is a condition called vocal cord disfunction where usually in the setting of exercise it becomes hard to breath and some will experience throat spasm. It is considered often if presumed exercise indued asthma fails to respond to inhaler treatment.
A sports or pulmonary doctor or ears-nose throat doctor can help with diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: ? vocal cord disfunc

There is a condition called vocal cord disfunction where usually in the setting of exercise it becomes hard to breath and some will experience throat spasm. It is considered often if presumed exercise indued asthma fails to respond to inhaler treatment.
A sports or pulmonary doctor or ears-nose throat doctor can help with diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. John O'Kane
Dr. John O'Kane
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