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Stridor: Tracheal collapse is usually congenital or dur to extrinsic compression, infection, inflammatory conditions, or prolonged intubation. Trachea normally expands on inspiration and narrows on expiration. In conditions of collapse the first noticeable symptom would normally be expiratory stridor or crow as air release becomes more difficult due to exaggerated narrowing of the trachea. Need evaluation ...Read more
Trachea move: I can be moved with you fingers ...Read more
Cough: Small food particles that are aspirated into the trachea will be coughed out and swallowed. ...Read more
For the last few months it feels like my trachea is dislocating and I "pop" it back into place, it's painful. Is this something to worry about?
LERD & Dysphagia: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid & pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation) = lerd. Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, & even a higher risk of throat cancer. Dysphagia with gerd requires evaluation--please get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer