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A 29-year-old female asked:

Why do i keep waking up in the middle of the night thinking ive swallowed something and its stuck in my throat/im choking??

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Mouth breathing: Many causes, including mouth breathing while asleep causing your throat to be dry when you wake up. Nasal decongestants, or a humidifier in your sleep area might help.
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