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Tightness in throat. Is there any concerns I should be worried about ?

My throat gets tight just under my jaw were my glands are and my lower neck just above my collar bones gets tight. Went to the doctors and sending me in for the scope. What can i do till my app. To help the tightness. Is there any concerns i should be worried about.
Fri, 22 Apr 2011
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Hi,

Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum,
The tightness in the neck and chest can be due to laryngopharyngeal reflux a condition caused due to reflux of acid into the throat from the stomach. Drink plenty of warm water, avoid coffee/tea/spicy/oily/chilled food for few days. If you are having acidity problems please do take medicines to relieve acidity after consulting your doctor.
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Dr. Naveen Kumar
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