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A 35-year-old female asked:

Pill feels like stuck in throat. (gel capsule keflex) feels like it went sideways, is this possible? i ate some bread, it went down fine. could it still be stuck after drinking and eating bread?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Pill stuck: Build up some saliva in mouth next time before taking pill. Then swish pill around in your mouth in this saliva then should go down nicely.
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 54 years experience
Most likely not stuck. Sometimes sensation of being stuck can remain for short time if even passed if object irritates mucosa of mouth.
Dec 3, 2017
Last updated Dec 3, 2017


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