A 41-year-old male asked:
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Why do pills feel like they are in your throat for a few minutes after taking them even though they aren't. Don't feel stuck just like there is a sensation for a min. Is this normal and why?

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Dr. Janice Alexander
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
GERD?: You may not be drinking enough fluid when you take pills, try taking them with applesauce or food. You may have a condition called dysphagia, see your provider to check this out!
Answered on Oct 31, 2016

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