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when i swallow food it feels like it is not going down

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Dysphagia : There could be simple reasons like not drinking enough water to keep mucus thin for swallowing, but other issues are possible. It could be related to ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Sore Throat: If you have sore throat you may be coming up with Viral URI. This is the Flu season so be careful. Hope you had Flu Shot. Drink warm drinks like Ginge ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
40 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Inability to eat: check with your doctor
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Esophageal spasm.: Esophageal spasm or dysmotility. Several drugs can help. You can have several diseases that disrupt contractions in the lower two thirds of you esoph ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Reflux: This is one of the most common problems in clinical medicine. A physician's office visit is in order; the trick of elevating the head of your bed on ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reza Emami
Specializes in Family Medicine
Esophagitis: You may have esophagitis or stricture( narrowing of your esophagus) you need to follow up with your primary care provider for further evaluation, I ho ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Esophageal stricture: Stricture is narrowing so esophageal stricture is narrowing of tube connecting mouth to stomach. Solid food might get stuck at narrowing & be unable t ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
29 years experience General Surgery
Spasms: Sounds like esophageal spasms.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Such symptoms may possibly due to achalasia, or other causes. One can see her primary care doctor, who can refer to a gastroenterology doctor if neede ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Tsoucaris
28 years experience Dentistry
The same thing: As if you eat normally. They just have less time to function.

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