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A 18-year-old female asked:

I accidentally swallowed gum while drinking water. i felt it go down my throat and everything felt fine. but when i got home and started to eat dinner, i realized that every time i swallowed, it hurt and felt like something was there. is gum stuck?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 42 years experience
Doubtful. The gum probably irritated your esophagus.
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