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Throat tightness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   This is Parneet
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   from bangalore
User :   I have throat problem past three months
Doctor :  
ok
User :   can you help me out?
Doctor :  
yes
User :   it seems my throat is very tight
User :   i went to manipal hospital
User :   u know about this hospital
User :   /
Doctor :  
Do you have any pain while swallowing
Doctor :  
ok
User :   no i dont have
User :   it does not give me pain
Doctor :   Is there any other associated symptoms?
User :   my throat remains very hard i went to two doctors
User :   one is XXXXXXXX rai
User :   one is C V XXXXXXXX
Doctor :  
ok
User :   both are specialist of department
User :   ENT
Doctor :  
ok
User :   Doc XXXXXXXX rai told I have tonsil problem
User :   he put me on medicat ion for one week
User :   but i didnt get the recovery
User :   then i changed my doc
User :   and went the C V XXXXXXXX
Doctor :  
May i know if you have any other symptoms like fever, running nose?
User :   no
User :   i dont have
User :   i have neck muscle spasm
User :   can ut be the cause of it?
User :   dr C V XXXXXXXX told swelling id there
User :   he took my throat culture test
User :   blood test
Doctor :  
ok
User :   all was normal
User :   i am not getting what can be the problem
Doctor :  
Is the pain related to the movement of your neck?
User :   np
User :   no
User :   just hardness
Doctor :  
Do you notice any swelling?
User :   i always try to eat some candy
User :   it makes my throat comfortable for sometime
Doctor :  
Is the pain radiating to your arm?
User :   yes but that thing is connected to my neck problem
Doctor :  
Yes.
User :   i went to ortho dept
User :   doc gave me medicine
User :   i am all right now with this problem
User :   but throat prob is still there
User :   can it be throid/
Doctor :  
which part of the neck is swollen?
User :   below the skull
User :   where neck and skull are connected
Doctor :  
By the history u just gave me, the cause of the pain may not be thyriod related.
User :   ok
User :   then what can be the cause
Doctor :  
U may be having pain probably localised to the throat.
User :   what is that
User :   what test can help me to figure out this thing
Doctor :  
As a physical examination cannot be done online. A clear diagnosis of your problem is not possible on line.
Doctor :  
I will suggest you few things which can be tried.
User :   ok
User :   u r from which place
User :   can i come to ur place?
Doctor :  
This is only an online consultation.
Doctor :  
only
User :   ok
Doctor :  
i will suggest you few simple measures.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
1. give adequate rest to your neck muscles.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
u can try cervical collars if the pain is too much.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
try salt water gargles or gargles with disprin tablets
User :   ok
Doctor :  
u can use simple analygisics like dolo650mg tablets for severe pain
Doctor :  
if the pain is not reduced in another week. you can follow up with a ENT specialist.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
have you followed what i suggested
User :   fine i follow up these tips
User :   yes hundered percent
Doctor :  
please fill the feed back form
User :   u mean to say throat tightness can be connected to neck muscle spasm
Doctor :  
Yes.
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no thanks
User :   bye take vare
Doctor :  
thanks for using our service. Bye for now
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