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is it safe to go to bed with food stuck in your throat?

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Stuck food: Hello. It is not a good idea to go to bed with food stuck in your throat. The food could mobilize and enter your trachea or windpipe as you sleep. This is called aspiration. If this happens, you could die.
Answered on Oct 6, 2013

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