... This site is so informative and helpful. I've actually lurked here off and on for several years, but it's only now that I've signed up because of my health issues. I'm hoping someone will see this and offer me some insight because I'm truly at the end of my rope. (I'll try to keep it brief):
December 2011 is when my nightmare began. At that time, I found out that my... (3 replies)
... I too have felt that choking feeling, but I described it as swelling feeling and it was more on one side. It comes and goes.It turned out to be, for me, thyroiditis. I too have hashimotos. ... (3 replies)
... with over the phone said that the doctor is probably going to want me to go ahead and have surgery. I REALLY don't want to have surgery, but I continue to have neck symptoms... ... (20 replies)
... About two weeks ago, I started feeling like I was being choked. Like if someone's tightens their hands around your neck and the pressure you feel. ... (3 replies)
... i hate to say it but seems like everyone has felt that "choking feeling". it really is scary and really uncomfortable. wat works for me is either drinking water...cuz then u know that your throat isn't closing up on ur. or chew on gum cuz then u keep swallowing. and it really is a mind over matter thing. it's really annoying if anything. but do ask your doctor to check and see... (7 replies)
... Thanks so much for your reply Lyse. I was wondering, when you had that choking feeling, was it everyday all the time. Mine is everyday but some days are not as bad as others. On the worst days, I am constantly gagging. ... (5 replies)
... But since your doctor felt a nodule and that you are saying now that you have a choking feeling, I'm guess you do have a nodule there and that the ultrasound will show it. ... (5 replies)
... the choking feeling is about to make me lose it! I'm ready to drive to Mayo and get someone to take this thing out! ... (3 replies)
... Hi.......he'll find out mostly the extent of the swelling. Then he'll know where to go from there.
So sorry to hear that you had such a quack for your other doctors...they come cheaper by the dozen, it seems.
Keep us posted!
Hugs........ :wave: (1 replies)
... his and how uncomfortable it is. They all shrugged it off, some saying "You just have a thick neck", before all these symptoms I had a very slender neck. Well My neck is so uncomfortable I couldn't stand it anymore and went to my ENT today. ... (1 replies)
... The surgeon said that the pathology results will be back in a week or so, but he's sure it'll be benign. He's some kind of head and neck cancer specialist, so I hope that's accurate 'cos obviously there were no lymph node problems. ... (8 replies)
... ing choked by the incision scar. I have been to physical therapy and massage it several times a day. I also have been experiencing chest pain and tightness and feeling like I can't quite catch my breath. Has anyone else experienced this? ... (0 replies)
... The past few days my neck has not bothered me.....no choking feeling...but I still feel and see the lump in my neck. Is this normal? ... (10 replies)
... In the process of trying to figure out what was wrong my Dr ordered an ultrasound of my neck and that is when nodules were found on my thyroid. I ended up having papillary thyroid cancer which had spread to one lymph node. ... (2 replies)
... acrophages', these are white blood cells that clean up old blood. Probably you had recent bleeding into the cystic part of your nodule and maybe why you have the choking feeling. Though your nodule is small, there are nerves all over the place in your neck. ... (5 replies)
... Hi I am new here and found this forum while doing a search on the web. The past few days I have been feeling like someone has their hands around my neck or someone pushing in on it. I have not been tested for anything yet nor seen my doctor for this problem. ... (3 replies)
... We have done lab test after lab test and every time they come back "within normal range" even if it's barely within the limit. Also, despite the choking feeling in my throat, there is no goiter or nodule from what he says. ... (4 replies)
... I'm hypothyroid and currently take Synthroid. The last few months I've had a weird feeling in my neck like someone is choking me and it feels odd to swallow. This happens a few times a week. Has anyone else experienced this and what does it mean? ... (6 replies)
... It started with a choking feeling in my neck. I kept pulling at the turtleneck all day at work. I came home from work ripping off my turtle neck and having dry choking heaves. After that I couldn't wear anything around my neck including necklaces, turtlenecks, or my hair touching it. ... (1 replies)
... chest area. For the past 3 or 4 days all day long I've been getting this clenching feeling up in my throat area all the way down into my chest. I'm also feeling something close to heatburn, but the burning sensation is right near where my thyroid is. The tightness feels like when you ring out a wet towel. ... (1 replies)