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Throat feels tight

Throat feels tight is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of throat feels tight are common cold, gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), and chronic sinusitis. Other possible causes, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd), are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with throat feels tight often receive other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), cardiac monitoring, nebulizer therapy, tracheoscopy and laryngoscopy with biopsy, ophthalmologic and otologic diagnosis and treatment, influenzavirus antibody assay, diagnostic procedures on nose; mouth and pharynx and diagnostic procedures on ear .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with throat feels tight include azelastine nasal, budesonide nasal product, carbetapentane / phenylephrine / pyrilamine, moexipril, acetaminophen / diphenhydramine, carbamide peroxide otic, helium / oxygen, danazol, acetaminophen / chlorpheniramine / phenylephrine, kaolin / pectin, dexbrompheniramine / pseudoephedrine, amitriptyline / perphenazine and acetaminophen / chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylpropanolamine .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for throat feels tight include age 5-14 years.

Age

< 1 years
1.1x
1-4 years
1.2x
5-14 years
1.9x
15-29 years
0.9x
30-44 years
0.9x
45-59 years
0.8x
60-74 years
1.0x
75+ years
0.8x

Sex

Male
1.0x
Female
1.0x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.8x
Hispanic
1.1x
White
1.0x
Other
1.0x
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