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what is choking feeling

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Drainage: Most likely you are describing drainage that can happen from an infection. The drainage can be quite thick causing choking feelings.

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Choking feeling: Choking feeling = sensation that their is either obstruction or compression of larynx or trachea.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gene Kaplan
52 years experience Pediatrics
GERD: You can modify the diet, sleep on two + pillows, thicken feeds, avoid those foods that make you burp, take antacids even ppis or h2 blockers and/or se ... Read More
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Dr. David May
Dr. David May answered
30 years experience Dentistry
Gasping for air?: Are you short of breath or gasping for air too? Do you have excessive daytime sleepiness? Gerd, along with these others are symptoms of sleep apnea ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Post nasal drip: This is most likely a post nasal drip. When youlie down all the mucous from your nose drains into your throat. When there is too much, it makes you ch ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
35 years experience Sleep Medicine
Reflux: Gastric reflux can result in the sensation of choking or shortness of breath or the sensation of "heart burn" if it is continuous it may be more seve ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
"choking" when runs: Do you feel short of breath or wheeze when you run? Do the symptoms occur with any kind of vigorous exercise? Do they occur more frequently in cooler ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible reflux: During running and other physical activities, our GI tract slows down to shunt blood to our working muscles. When this happens, digestion slows way d ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
31 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Oral thrush is a yeast infection of the mouth. Sometimes it is accompanied by thrush in the esophagus, which causes trouble swallowing. If you have tr ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: What you described is not normal. You may wish to consult an ENT doctor for an evaluation. You may be referred to a speech pathologist who can evaluat ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Breathe: You may be right about having a mental disorder, and you may well be uncomfortable seeing the very person who can helpful to you [the psychiatrist]. ... Read More
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