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A 42-year-old male asked:

Swallowing difficulty of saliva, seems throat not closing after pushing saliva, nothing on endoscopes of throat and esophagus only too much mucus.

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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Sounds like you: Might benefit from a videofluoroscopic swallowing study. Your swallow issues may not have anything to do with an anatomic issue of your throat or esophagus but rather the muscular coordination involved with swallowing.
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