This question was answered on Thu 25, Feb 2010 09:45am by Dr. Srivastava

I have been getting a pain/tightening on the right side of my neck/throat area.It may happen twice in one week then not again for 2 months. When it happens Ican't swallow, due to the pain. I feel as though I need to not breath until itsubsides. Should I b

    
Asked by lpgas (Female; 49; UNITED STATES; generally good health; Relevant drugs:none ) on Wed 24, Feb 2010 07:27am

I have been getting a pain/tightening on the right side of my neck/throat area. It may happen twice in one week then not again for 2 months. When it happens I can't swallow, due to the pain. I feel as though I need to not breath until it subsides. Should I be concerned?

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Answer by Dr. Srivastava  on Thu 25, Feb 2010 09:45am:

Hi, Pain or tightening feeling on one side of the neck or throat with no history of thyroid problem could occur due to any tonsil enlargement which may become symptomatic at times of some throat infection. Other rarer but possible causes could be internal thyroid enlargement pressurizing throat, throat cancer etc which needs throat examination by ENT surgeon. Hope this helps.
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