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what happens if you swallow a piece of hair and you can feel it in the back of your throat

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Hirsch
48 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Everybody always swallows dust particles and other debris on a regular basis without any problems. This is not the cause of the feeling you have in t ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
This : This is an unusual scenario. I am not quite sure what happened. Possibly you experienced referred pain. Regardless, if your symptoms are still present ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot diagnose: You need to see a doctor, be examined and diagnosed and treated by somebody face to face. Cannot do this over the internet.
A female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Pharyngitis: You may be coming down w/viral vs bacterial infection. Or maybe allergies are causing post-nasal drip to irritate throat via mouth breathing. Go see y ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Throat: Likely this is some type of viral process or irritation from your nose. Continue your fluids, Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. Extra vitamin C m ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Anglade
8 years experience Family Medicine
Congested?: Are you experiencing any symptoms of a cold? Such as cough, stuffy nose, runny nose, sneezing. Rattling may be a sign that you are congested. Which ca ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Arden
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
A : A foreign body sensation such as this is often caused by post-nasal drainage it is possible the quality of mucous you are producing may be thick and t ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Throat sensation: Did the ER offer anything else? Was there a comment on how your throat appears on exam? I think an Xray would have low probability of identifying th ... Read More
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Dr. Ron Pelton
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
You : You probably caused a minor scratch in the back of your throat. If you are truly having breathing/swallowing problems, you should be seen in your loc ... Read More

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