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A 32-year-old member asked:

Food getting stuck on epiglottis while swallowing with difficulty. what could be wrong?

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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Gastroenterology 23 years experience
Pharyngeal dysphagia: Swallowing is complicated with coordination of multiple muscles. Any one of these can cause problems. This needs to be evaluated by a doc (gi or ent) or you need a swallowing study.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

I have food getting stuck on epiglottis while swallowing--what could be wrong?

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Dr. John McMahan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 49 years experience
Food Getting Stuck: See a GI physician to find out what's wrong. It could be serious.
Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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