A 27-year-old female asked:
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can seat belt injury to throat cause a feeling of something stuck in my throat it showed up about 3 weeks after accident what could it be? have had xr

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Seat belt throat inj: A plain xray may not show soft tissue or cartilage injury. You should see an otolaryngologist for a head and neck examination and a direct look at your vocal cords and surrounding area. Depending on what is seen, additional testing may (or may not) be needed.
Answered on Jun 6, 2013

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