Tightness in chest. Lower throat/trachea is very sore. Chest hurts a bit when I breath. Trachea hurts when I swallow. Any help?

Doctor can evaluate. Chest tightness, chest pain, or shortness of breath can be due to minor problems or to very serious ones. A doctor can check to see what might be going on. Sometimes, tests and chest xrays will be done. Possible causes include a partial pneumothorax (collapsed lung), asthma, stomach reflux, heart problems, laryngitis, other viral infections, etc... Sore throat can be tested for strep throat.