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I feel like there is a little tortilla chip stuck in my throat How can I check

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
17 years experience Family Medicine
More info: Need more info - how long, did it start after eating a chip?, was it there upon waking, is it sore, any cold symptoms, rash or post nasal drainage. P ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
Potato chip?: Food chip is probably gone, but throat scratch remains. If necessary eat a small piece of soft bread to pull the chip with it into your stomach and d ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
ENT specialist: It's reassuring that an Otolaryngologist examined you and felt that the pimple like object was nothing serious. However if the area in question persis ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Relax: If you are breast feeding, he is ok.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Diagnose first: Feeling that something is there may or may not mean it is, indeed, there. So before you attempt to take it out it would prudent to ask health practiti ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
You could see an ENT: You describe symptoms that warrant a look in your throat. If you see an ENT, that area could be examined to see what is going on.
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Dr. Richard Arden
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Your : Your complaint, unfortunately, can not legitimately be addressed without a more thorough history and proper clinical exam as well as possible modified ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Arden
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
This : This isn't something you are likely to remove yourself nor should you try. Most sharp thin foreign bodies ( whether it be chicken bones, fish bones, e ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Globus: This lump in the throat sensation needs to be seen by an ENT MD with history, exam, and fiberoptic exam,
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs a look!: White stuff in the throat may represent a fungal infection called thrush which is easily treated with medication. Difficulty swallowing may be a refle ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
See ur doc: You must be checked for strep throat, which requires antibiotics to treat, and if left untreated, can have severe consequences...Kidney damage, skin ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
You probably: sustained a small cut. It will get better
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Strep throat?: See your doctor to get your throat swabbed.
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Arden
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
If : If you are having symptoms of soreness, and have noticed blood in your sputum, this should be evaluated in a timely, not necessarily, urgent manner. M ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Uvula not epiglottis: You may see your uvula but it is difficult to see epiglottis. You have pain with swallowing. Feels like something in your throat. I would recommend ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tadge Kanjo
22 years experience General Surgery
Multiple causes: Irritation in the back of the throat can occur from post nasal drip while horizontal. This can be caused by seasonal allergies, sinus problems, air qu ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layne Kamalu
27 years experience Family Medicine
You should be seen: If you have a foreign object stuck in your throat it is an emergency should be removed. You should be seen right away.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Foreign body: Do not try to pull it out by yourself. Go to the ER. They have the proper tools to use without damaging your ear
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
See ENT: ENT has the visualization and tools to remove if present. Sometimes feels like something but had moved on! Drink water and see if clears.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
If its bothering you: that much,see a Dr. and have it removed. It may rot,but that won't make you ill.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
24 years experience Dentistry
Floss + Floss: Hold 2 pieces of floss together (thus double up), and gently place in between the teeth. Make sure the floss goes in the space between the tooth and t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Reflux precautions: Most likely you are having something that used to be called "globus hystericus." the classic "lump in the throat feeling" we now know is often due to ... Read More
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