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Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Doubt foreign body: Coughing with eating and drinking suggests liquid and solids are getting into the larynx(voice box) and or the windpipe, triggering the problem. An in ... Read More
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Dr. Errol Ozdalga
12 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes: Sounds like he has a normal gag reflex (to help get stuff out or airways that shouldn't be there). It's not uncommon to spit up and cough if goes down ... Read More
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Dr. Buck Parker
16 years experience General Surgery
All day: Most likely this would cause a continuous cough that gets worse. Typically the foreign body can become infected which then causes more and more cough ... Read More
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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Barium: It gets excreted in a day or two. Did you have a modified barium swallow? Have you seen a speech therapist and a gastroenterologist?
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Dr. Curtis Wong
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Aspiration unlikely: If your protective cough reflex did what its designed to do. Coughing is what your body will do whenever anything goes down the wrong pipe.
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Aspiration: Depending on what was aspirated, symptoms can start almost immediately.
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Dr. Donald Elton
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Pill inhaled: If you are not coughing or developing chest pain or fever then it's very unlikely you have a problem with the pill. The pills dissolve fairly quickly ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Aspiration: your windpipe and you've gut go together and when you swallow the food is directed into the gut but sometimes a little gets into your trachea or wind ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Hopefully : Whoever made the diagnosis treated you first on an inpatient basis with IV mess and then decided that you could be treated on an outpatient basis safe ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: How old is your son? Doubt the latest problems are related to aspiration. They will more likely cause pulmonary symptoms.
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