A 61-year-old male asked:
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tight throat when swallowing food. painful. vomiting can follow.

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Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Need endoscopy : Painful and difficult swallowing is referred to as dysphasia and odynophagia. This is not normal. There are various causes, some of which are very serious. You need an endoscopy. See your Family Practitioner who will assess and refer for scope.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019

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