Difficulty Swallowing, Stiff Neck, Throat Tightness And Tilts Head To Look At Something

Reviewed on 8/31/2020

This combination of symptoms can be caused by a number of different conditions including viral sore throat as well as allergies and anxiety or panic attacks. Throat tightness if accompanied by an inability to breathe can signal a medical emergency. Stiff neck and severe headache with fever can also be a medical emergency. Seek medical care if you are concerned about your symptoms.

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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