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i feel like I have something lodged in my windpipe

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ramkaransingh
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Trauma?: The windpipe, or trachea, is composed on cartilage on the front and sides. The back is composed of a membrane. It is possible to "crush" the trachea a ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: But unlikely if conscious.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Go to the Doctor: I would think that this could be the very definition of when it is time to call your family doctor and get in to be seen. You need to be examined.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See a doc: It sounds like a bad case of reflux esophagitis. Untreated one could lead to dysphasia or difficulty to swallow like what you are experiencing. Long t ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Food pipe?: If you feel something is stuck and you have pain swallowing, you may have a difficulty in your foodpipe. If you are unable to swallow solid food, you ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Can be foreign body.: This might be many things. It can be just irritation, or it can be from an injury to the chest/ribs, etc. It might be pneumonia but there would be f ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Very good: With prompt medical attention and avoidance of the nearby veins and arteries, it is survivable--just like a tracheostomy.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Yes.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Likely exertion.: Jogging far is a considerable amount of exercise. It might put strain on muscles, your heart, and your lungs. Your windpipe may hurt because your bo ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Cough: If fails heimlich maneuver. If fails go to emergency room.
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