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A 20-year-old female asked:

It seems like my son is having trouble breathing but not choking necessarily. gagging and coughing from time to time. like something is in his throat. what do i do?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Such symptoms may indicate a piece of material entered his windpipe and his body is trying to expel it. If the symptoms persist, take him in to be evaluated.
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