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Symptoms - pain and pull in area between neck and

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Symptoms - pain and pull in area between neck and shoulder, pain in collar bone and throat, feels like there's a lump in my throat. Had these symptoms for over a week.

Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

how old are you?

are you male or female?

what medications are you taking?

do you have acid reflux? acid reflux up from your stomach can cause lump in your throat and pain in the throat

do you have excessive anxiety? this can cause pain and lump in your throat

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

32

female

no medications

yes to acid reflux and anxiety... but how do you explain the rest of the symptoms I stated above?

Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

tension and anxiety can cause you to tense up your shoulders and neck and cause pain between your neck and shoulders

a muscle strain or pinched nerve in your neck can cause pain there as well.

anxiety or acid reflux can cause pain in the collar bone and throat area.

have you tried medications like prilosec and zantac and prevacid to help decrease stomach acid?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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