A 31-year-old female asked:
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swallowing feels labored and produces a need to cough. i can breath but my throat feels narrow. what a weird sensation. what is it?

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Inlammation typical: Oftentimes this is narrowing due to inflammation in the upper airway. This can be due reflux or recent infection or post nasal drip among common causes. To get rid of the feeling, have to treat the cause... It can takes months to go away.
Answered on May 23, 2015
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