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I have a choking sensation since I have anxiety disorder. How to controll it. Thanks.

Get expert help. Many have a very sensitive cough/gag response. Anxiety can certainly trigger it. The key is to effectively manage and prevent the anxiety. If you've tried on your own through various self-help methods, and the anxiety is still occurring, then it's time for expert help. Therapy and/or meds can be very effective. The sooner you address this problem, usually the easier it is to reverse. Read more...

My wife is woken up with a choking sensation what is the problem?

Reflux? Complaints like this can be very well related to reflux. When you lie flat, the acid can come up into your throat. This can cause a cough, phlegm, and the feeling that something is stuck in your throat. One should avoid spicy foods, don't eat less than 2 hours before they lie down, sleep on an incline. If it persists one can try otc reflux meds and see their md. Read more...
Probably reflux. Probably stomach juice coming up into her throat leading to irritation of the muscle that encircles the upper part of her food tube (esophagus). When this muscle is irritated it spasms and leads to the feeling of a lump. If stomach juice gets to the voice box it causes severe spasm and the feeling of choking. She should not eat or drink for 3 hours before laying down and sleep elevated. Read more...

What to do quickly if I get a choking sensation in my neck?

Choking. I'm really not sure what you are asking. Are you getting food stuck? Are you having trouble breathing? The treatment is different. What you should do is see your doctor to see what is causing your symptoms. Read more...
Cough. There are multiple causes of choking sensation. if associated with eating or drinking you will likely naturally cough. If this is the case see a doctor to get a swallowing study. if it is unrelated to eating it may be due to spasms of the airways which is essentially asthma. I would recommend seeing a doctor to get checked for that too. Read more...

After having a implanted venous access port placed for chemo I now have a choking sensation, what is going on?

Where is port? If the port isn't in a neck vein and that would be unusual it might be more related to the chemo drugs or radiation if you had that. The catheter likely isn't anywhere near something that could trigger a choke, but strange things happen sometimes. Read more...

I have had Laryngitis or voice loss for 6 days now, it comes and goes. In the past 24 hours I have been suffering from a choking sensation.

Consult doctor . There are a few possibilities. May just be phlegm stuck in the larynx (voice box) however it's important to get reviewed in case this is something different like a tracheitis (windpipe infection) or a supraglottitis (infection above the voice box) which can affect breathing and swallowing. May also need to consider reflux Please see doctor urgently if breathing or swallowing difficulties . Read more...
Laryngitis. Laryngitis is not usually of significant concern, if it has been going on for less than two weeks. That is the general cut off at which point we would start to be more concerned about that problem. Short-term laryngitis could be due to an upper respiratory infection, allergies, or a lower respiratory infection with a cough. See your primary care doctor initially for a thorough evaluation. Read more...