Difficulty Swallowing, Numbness Or Tingling And Throat Tightness

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

A severe allergic reaction called anaphylaxis can come on suddenly with these symptoms and can be life threatening. Call 911 immediately if you or someone else has these symptoms. It is possible to feel like this if you are having a panic attack, but unless you have had these symptoms before and have been diagnosed by a doctor with panic disorder, you need to get emergency help now. A common viral sore throat or strep infection may cause trouble swallowing but does not usually cause you to feel like your throat is closing or cause numbness or tingling.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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