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    What causes constant tightness in the throat?

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Posted on Tue, 18 Jul 2017 in General Health
Question: For the past several days I have felt a tightness in my throat - not a sore throat. My breathing and swallowing seem normal, but it does feel like whatever this is right where I swallow.
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Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah 41 minutes later
Brief Answer:
I will say monitor only for now!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I have reviewed this information fully. IT doesn’t point to any specific disease condition and doesn’t seem to represent any immediate danger at this time. I will suggest that you monitor only. If any further symptoms set in, we will review and see whether something else would need to be done.

Update me within 48-72hours for further insights and guidance. Until next, I wish you well.
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