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A 23-year-old male asked:

Having sharp pains in my throat/esophagus while taking deep breathes and swallowing certain ways such as tilting my head back. what could it be? in shape 23 year old male no serious medical history.

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Dr. Cesar Sturla
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Esophageal : Esophageal tear if you remember swallowing something that kind of got stock.
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Dr. Victor Yang
39 years experience
See a doctor: Pain almost always indicate an underlying problem such as inflammation or irritation. You need to see a doctor and have it checked out.
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Last updated Feb 13, 2014

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