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A 30-year-old male asked:

Whenever i drink alcoholic beverages, mostly beer, my throat gets tight and i have a hard time swallowing saliva. i will usually clear my throat or take a deep breath and i am fine, but its super scary and feels like im going to choke?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
DON'T drink ETOH.: You may have an allergy to sulfites in some alcoholic beverages. If that is the case, you need to know it could become worse with subsequent exposures and could become life threatening.
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