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Having feeling of food stuck in throat, probably due to acid reflux, but no acid reflux symptoms at the moment, followed by bad breath. Solutions ?

Having feeling of food stuck in throat, probably due to acid reflux, but no acid reflux symptoms at the moment, followed by bad breath. Solutions ?

See an ENT physician: There are too many possibilities to guess what the problem is so vhave the doctor look down your throat to be able to diagnose the cause. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of the feeling of food stuck in your throat? Feels like it wants to come back up?

How can you get rid of the feeling of food stuck in your throat? Feels like it wants to come back up?

ENT doc: Unusual symptom. You may have some anatomical abnormality. You may have a swallowing idsorder of esophagus See ENt doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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Feeling food is stuck in throat which specialist to see?

Feeling food is stuck in throat which specialist to see?

Swallowing: I would first see an ent. If they cannot find a cause, the next doctor to see would be a gastroenterologist. Feel better! ...Read more

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If you have am inflamed throat does that mean it is swollen? If so would that cause a feeling if food getting stuck in throat?

If you have am inflamed throat does that mean it is swollen? If so would that cause a feeling if food getting stuck in throat?

Inflammation: Inflammation is a general term used to describe the condition of warmth, redness and swelling. Infections often cause this and can produce the symptoms you are describing. ...Read more

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When eating the feeling food stuck in my throat & it makes me vomit tho feeling stays. Drinking doesn't help but blocks airway, happens 2x+week, why?

When eating the feeling food stuck in my throat & it makes me vomit tho feeling stays. Drinking doesn't help but blocks airway, happens 2x+week, why?

See your pcp.: The sensation of food sticking in the throat or the chest is called dysphagia. It could be(oropharyngeal / esophageal causes) due to obstructive causes like a narrowing in the neck(bony growths from the cervical vertebra due to asthritis) or the food pipe, or it can be due to faulty propagation of food in the food pipe. Please see your pcp to see if you need to see an ENT or a GI physician. ...Read more

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I have had chest pains at night for the past 2 nights I have the feeling food is stuck in throat and twitching in my abdomen now i see blood in stools?

I have had chest pains at night for the past 2 nights I have the feeling food is stuck in throat and twitching in my abdomen now i see blood in stools?

See your doctor: When you are on Coumadin (warfarin) and have blood in your stool, you need to report those symptoms immediately to your doctor. You need to see what your inr and hematocrit (blood level) are. Chest pain with a feeling like something is stuck in the throat is usually worked up by having a barium swallow, or, more likely in your case, an endoscopy where the GI doc looks in your esophagus and stomach. ...Read more

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ENT doc did exam with scoop in office and barium test all normal. Why am I still feeling food get stuck n my throat. It scares me to choke. Help me pl?

ENT doc did exam with scoop in office and barium test all normal. Why am I still feeling food get stuck n my throat. It scares me to choke. Help me pl?

Treat the reflux: Acid reflux is an common cause of the symptoms you describe and needs to be treated if diagnosed. As a surgeon treating chronic reflux, I commonly see patients from ENT docs. Throat symptoms of reflux (LPR or laryngeal-pharyngeal reflux) often take much longer to improve than the typical burning pain of esophageal reflux. And, you can have LPR without indigestion. But you're unlikely to choke. ...Read more

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Feeling of food getting stuck in my throat. Can the ENT check for cancer with fiberoptic cameras?

Feeling of food getting stuck in my throat.  Can the ENT check for cancer with fiberoptic cameras?

Yes: An ENT specialist should be able to examine throat and related areas. You may wish to consult a GI specialist as an alternataive. ...Read more

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