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Can a pill get stuck in your chest

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Esophageal ulcer: Certain pills can cause ulcers in the esophagus if they get stuck. Drink plenty of water with pills. It might help to take antacids or an over-the-c... Read More
Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Old scar ?: Possibly an old scar from the injury. But could be something else so get it checked out.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Chest pain & H20 pil: 21 F of unknown medical Hx: Notes: I get chest pains everytime I take water pills. ANS: There are many water pills and reasons to take them and many c... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Karyotakis
Gastroenterology 31 years experience
May Try OTC antacids: Pill esophagitis is localized inflammation or even erosion and ulceration of the lining of the esophagus by pills that get lodged and dissolve there. ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Kessler
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Stop taking tylenol (acetaminophen): And seek advice today to find out why you are having chest pains/pain in general. Too much tylenol (acetaminophen) can use severe liver damage, so pl... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 53 years experience
Possibly ge reflux: Sometimes gastroesophageal reflux can irritate esophagus causing dysmotility or narrowed segments that can impede movement of food through the esophag... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Teig
46 years experience
Zoloft can irritate: Zoloft is an antidepressant medication. Like most medications they have side effects different from the reason the medication was prescribed for. Z... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Globus sensation: The sensation of a lump in the throat is very common and there may not be anything stuck in your throat as long as you can swallow fluid and solid. Se... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Sucralfate: Fairly safe drug. Primarily associated with GI disturbances: constipation, nausea and GI discomfort. Chest pain and PVC's not associated with medicin... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Surfield
Surgery - Plastics 21 years experience
Weight gain: Besides pregnancy and weight gain there are no non-surgical alternatives to enlarging your breasts at home.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheree Cloer
20 years experience
Try at your own risk: Those are not medically proven. There's no telling what the active ingredients are. If you do so, just be aware that you are at risk of losing your mo... Read More
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