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A 25-year-old male asked:

What does it mean i'd i cough a lot afteri eat? someone's theres phlegm. am i chewing or swallowing food right? also feel air through esophagus.

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Dr. David Martin
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 28 years experience
Coughing: You might have some reflux coming up to your throat. Coughing is one of the most common symptoms of lpr, or laryngopharyngeal reflux. I would have you see an ent. Alternatively, you could be aspirating some food when you eat, but this is far less likely.

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