Difficulty Swallowing, Sore Throat, Stiff Neck And Throat Tightness

Reviewed on 8/31/2020

Your symptoms can occur with a number of different medical and emotional conditions. Examples include viral sore throat, tonsillitis, or allergies as well as panic attack. Emotional conditions such as panic attacks can at time also cause physical symptoms such as a feeling of tightness in the throat. If you are experiencing troubling symptoms that do not go away, seek the advice of a doctor.

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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