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Throat tightness ?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Many options

If it is of recent onset and associated to swelling of soft palate, or lips, tongue or difficulty to breath may be an emergency.
Otherwise many things may cause it: dry throat, elderly ( presbyesophagus), webs in the esophagus, gerd or reflux, stenosis from cancer , achalasia or pseudo achalasia, or something acute like pharyngitis x virus or strept throat. Even neurosis or anxiety may cause it.

In brief: Many options

If it is of recent onset and associated to swelling of soft palate, or lips, tongue or difficulty to breath may be an emergency.
Otherwise many things may cause it: dry throat, elderly ( presbyesophagus), webs in the esophagus, gerd or reflux, stenosis from cancer , achalasia or pseudo achalasia, or something acute like pharyngitis x virus or strept throat. Even neurosis or anxiety may cause it.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. SG Erman
Family Medicine

In brief: More info needed

Need more info. Timing, duration, problems breathing, fever, problems swallowing, cough, sore throat?

In brief: More info needed

Need more info. Timing, duration, problems breathing, fever, problems swallowing, cough, sore throat?
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman
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