A 23-year-old female asked:
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if i had a barium swallow test and it was normal should i still be worried about choking on food? ent doc did exam with scoop n said all was ok

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Not if you have no S: Barium swallow tests are just one of many tests to help diagnose a condition that can cause problems swallowing. If your ENT doctor (who I assume knows you well) said all was OK, and if you're not have symptoms (i.e., ongoing problems with chewing / swallowing), at your age, a normal barium swallow is very reassuring. Not knowing ur medical history, you should use HealthTap Prime or ask ur primary
Answered on Nov 5, 2015
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