Nasal Congestion, Sore Throat And Throat Tightness

Reviewed on 12/14/2020

All of these symptoms can be present in upper airway infections or allergic reactions. Examples can include strep throat, viral sore throat, or sinus infections. An allergic reaction that causes throat tightness and difficulty breathing requires emergency medical attention. Talk to your doctor any time you are worried 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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