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Lump-in-throat feeling and lower oesoph. Discomfort after eating a hot meal 2 fast. Can food go down the wrong pipe to the lungs without you knowing?

Lump-in-throat feeling and lower oesoph. Discomfort after eating a hot meal 2 fast. Can food go down the wrong pipe to the lungs without you knowing?

Lump in throat: No. Food in the trachea would cause immediate, severe coughing. Far more dramatic than a lump in the throat. You are mauch more likely to have some issue with you esophagus/stomach. Eat slowly, try some pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) for discomfort. See you primary care doc for an evaluation. (PS if you are taking a lot of ibuprofen, that might be the culprit.) ...Read more

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Feeling of mucous/saliva buildup in throat/mouth after eating certain foods. Recent examples: fruit juice, pepsi, star bursts. Need to clear throat.

Feeling of mucous/saliva buildup in throat/mouth after eating certain foods. Recent examples: fruit juice, pepsi, star bursts. Need to clear throat.

Common, but...: These foods with high sugar and acids will stimulate salvia production, so this can be normal for you. M there is also the possibility of an allergic reaction to something in these foods and drinks.
You can avoid tenses things or talk to your dentist about this and find out exactly why this is happening. ...Read more

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Experiencing trapped wind and feelings that food is lodged in my throat and chest area after eating albeit no reflux experienced.

Experiencing trapped wind and feelings that food is lodged in my throat and chest area after eating albeit no reflux experienced.

Dysphagia: Dysphagia, or the feeling of food or liquids lodged in the chest, is a fairly common symptom. It often is a sign of Gerd that is not under control, but it also can be an indication of dysfunction of the esophagus or partial blockage of the esophagus. New onset dysphagia should always be investigated. See your doctor or a G.I. doc for investigation and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does it feel like my food is stuck in throat after eating?

Why does it feel like my food is stuck in throat after eating?

Acid reflux: That type of feeling is common with gerd. Speak with your doctor about trying a medication for gerd or you can give Prilosec otc a try. ...Read more

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Why is my throat and tongue tighten up after eating food?

Why is my throat and tongue tighten up after eating food?

Need eval NOW: May be allergic response to something in your diet. "tightening" of tongue and throat can be life threatening. Please call your physician now. ...Read more

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After eating, I frequently burp and this causes me to regurgitate some of my food into my throats. What causes this? It feels really irritates.

After eating, I frequently burp and this causes me to regurgitate some of my food into my throats. What causes this? It feels really irritates.

Reflux: It sounds like you have reflux (where acid and sometimes food come back up). You need to see a gastroenterologist to have this worked up (a scope down your esophagus to see why this may be happening). In the mean time, you can change things regarding your diet to try and alleviate these issues (don't eat late at night, don't go straight to bed, avoid caffeine, avoid chocolate, etc). ...Read more

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I have a feeling of something stuck in my throat that goes away for about an hour during and after eating been there since car accident whatcould it b?

I have a feeling of something stuck in my throat that goes away for about an hour during and after eating been there since car accident whatcould it b?

Several: Foreign body truly stuck after the trauma-- tooth, fragment etc.
May have tracheo-pharyngeal trauma and some disruption or scar.
May have an issue of inflammation or growth unrelated to the accident.
Ent is the specialty to thoroughly exam this area. ...Read more

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Help please? Frog/tight feeling in throat after eating too fast?

Help please? Frog/tight feeling in throat after eating too fast?

Tight throat: Normal airway protective reflex or laryngospasm (also protective). Slow down eating, drink warm fluids, don't talk while swallowing ...Read more

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I always feel the contents of my food up my throat after eating. Is this sure sign of gastric reflux?

I always feel the contents of my food up my throat after eating. Is this sure sign of gastric reflux?

Probably LERD w/GERD: 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). Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, and even a higher risk of throat cancer. Please get evaluation & treatment for your laryngo-esophageal reflux. ...Read more

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3 days feeling as if something is trapped in chest and throat area. Worse after eating. I swallow and won't go away. Emergent or next week appt ok?

3 days feeling as if something is trapped in chest and throat area. Worse after eating. I swallow and won't go away. Emergent or next week appt ok?

Depends on the: Severity of symptoms. If you can swallow and keep up the intake of fluids and nourishment, you could wait for next week. If fluid starts coming back up, there is risk of the material getting in your lungs. If that happens it would become an emergency. ...Read more

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Chest pain that radiates to back especially after eating. Can feel every bite of food going down throat but so painful. I'm very hungry but can't eat.?

Chest pain that radiates to back especially after eating. Can feel every bite of food going down throat but so painful. I'm very hungry but can't eat.?

Esophagitis?: Persons with hiatal hernia, esophageal disease or irritation can present as you relate.
Dysphagia is very unpleasant
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Record dates, times, foods, etc
likely need agastroenterologist to help your pcp solve the issue. ...Read more

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Hi Doc, A friends been complaining of pain in the throat after eating sweets or sugary stuff. He is fine non sweetened food or drinks. It's been over a week with this complaint. What do you think it is? Thanks Doc.

Hi Doc, A friends been complaining of pain in the throat after eating sweets or sugary stuff. He is fine non sweetened food or drinks. It's been over a week with this complaint. What do you think it is? Thanks Doc.

Unknown: It may be a small ulcer, but certainly doesn't sound dangerous. If it continues or gets worse, it must be examined. Preferably by an ear, nose, and throat specialist. Any doctor with the right tools to examine the back of the throat would do however. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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After eating, what causes a feeling of thick saliva to come up my throat to my mouth?

After eating, what causes a feeling of thick saliva to come up my throat to my mouth?

Maybe reflux: Miriam6, you may be experiencing gastric reflux disease (gerd) where the muscle that's supposed to seal the top of your stomach may not be functioning correctly. Acid gets back up toward your mouth and your body may be producing extra saliva to counteract it. Or you may not be able to describe the feeling of acid where it doesn't belong so it feels like thick saliva. Talk to your primary doc. ...Read more

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Why would I burp acid stuff in my throat about 1 hour after eating? Should I avoid something in the future as far as foods? This is something new.

Acid reflux: Is often stimulated by eating certain foods such as spicy and fatty foods, citrus, tomato sauces, chocolate, mints among other things. It's not unusual to feel what you are feeling after eating. Modify your intake of these foods, if it continues then speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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Why would my throat possibly have a burning feeling After eating. I have also lost 25 pounds of no known reasons. I also get burning in my extremities?

Burning=VOCs or mold: Check with ENT to rule out other possibilities. But every case of burning in the mouth or throat I have encountered has been the result of either VOCs or mold toxins. Systemic Formulas' ChemDetox effectively detoxes most VOCs. There is specialized urine testing to identify which mold toxin and how much is present. Cholestryamine, a binder, detoxes mold toxins. ...Read more

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Keep getting excruciating pain in chest and a funny feeling in my throat and a feeling of something stuck in my throat after eating or taking tablets?

Dysphagia: Feeling something is stuck in your throat is not normal and needs to be worked up. It is difficult to give you an answer with no history. Talk to your provider to discuss best course of action. ...Read more

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Scared I might have throat cancer. Have had feeling of something stuck in throat on and off but mainly after eating. Also keep loosing my voice.

Scared I might have throat cancer. Have had feeling of something stuck in throat on and off but mainly after eating. Also keep loosing my voice.

Throat symptoms: If your not a smoker and at a younger age, throat cancer would be very rare. A passive viral infection would be most likely but if your really worried and ENT specialist has all the gismos needed to look down there, ...Read more

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Past several days been having a dry cough and choking feeling in throat. Sometimes starts after eating and lasts for hours. No relief after trying fluids, cough drops, etc.

Past several days been having a dry cough and choking feeling in throat. Sometimes starts after eating and lasts for hours. No relief after trying fluids, cough drops, etc.

Need med-checkup: If your cough is persistent for more than one week, you need a medical check up of your chest. Dry cough can be caused by allergies or Asthma which require a Physical examination by a doctor before we can be certain. A chest C-X-Ray may also be useful to check your lungs. ...Read more

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Can GERD and esophagitis cause your throat to feel really uncomfortable after eating like tight and feeling of closing?

Can GERD and esophagitis cause your throat to feel really uncomfortable after eating like tight and feeling of closing?

Yes get treated: In gerd s acid may regurgitate into throat, even laryngeal box causing you symptoms, including hoarseness of voice, get it treated. ...Read more

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Flushing reaction after eating foods, no commonality yet, throat weird. Mastocytosis negative, blood allergy test neg, food allergy on back neg. What is it?

Flushing reaction after eating foods, no commonality yet, throat weird. Mastocytosis negative, blood allergy test neg, food allergy on back neg. What is it?

Oral allergy syndrom: If the foods are mostly raw fruits veggies and nuts and you are allergic to pollens, these symptoms could be related to oral allergy syndrome or pollen food allergy syndrome. ...Read more

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After eating chinese food I feel ill! I'm nauseous, sore throat and headaches. Is this a reaction to something?

Maybe MSG: Msg is a food additive that bothers many people and is commonly used in chinese (and other) food. There is also msg in most soy sauce. ...Read more

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After eating salty foods like chips or popcorn my lips, tongue and throat swell up. Sometimes hard to breath. What could I be allergic to? Is it bad?

After eating salty foods like chips or popcorn my lips, tongue and throat swell up. Sometimes hard to breath. What could I be allergic to? Is it bad?

It May be Serious: You need to stop eating these foods and see an allergist for an evaluation. You may be very allergic to something, either the food itself or possibly a preservative. Any time you have swelling and difficulty breathing it could be very serious and if an allergy could lead to a potentially fatal reaction. You should have Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with you at all times and take it right away if you get swelling. ...Read more

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Dear doctor I have been having painful throat for a week now. So far I thought it is normal sore throat and so was doing some home remedies but yesterday it aggravated especially after eating spicy food (which I normally eat). In addition to painful swal

Get seen: The most common cause for new sore throat is a viral infection, but worsening after a week may be concerning. You should have the throat examined as you may need an appropriate medication. Casein in food will exacerbate pain from inflammation from any cause and fits with your overall story. ...Read more

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Why do I get a sore throat after eating certain foods? It's usually foods high in fat (peanut butter, olive oil, etc.) and sometimes, coffee. Thanks!

May be reflux: Of acidic stomach contents. Fatty foods, coffee, chocolate, a bunch of meds, large meals, lying down or bending over after eating, pepiermint, chamomile can all increase reflux into esophagus. Can go all the way up to the throat in some people. ...Read more

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Went er throat tight after eating oatmega snack. Gave 50 benadryl (diphenhydramine) + steroid, 4 hrs later tongue feels like I burnt it, throat odd tight feeling, gerd?

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Went er throat tight after eating oatmega snack. Gave 50 benadryl (diphenhydramine) + steroid, 4 hrs later tongue feels like I burnt it, throat odd tight feeling, gerd?

No, ER/EMS now: More importantly is your throat feeling tight, GERD doesn't cause this, rather swelling of your throat which may block or narrow your airway, please go to ER or call EMS now, you need assessment and to keep epinephrine handy, good luck ...Read more

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Immediately after eating Lasagna the other night, I noticed a stinging around my lips. In no less than a couple of minutes, bumps began to form. I woke up with a terrible sore throat. Before that, I hadn't known if any food allergies. My throat still feel

Immediately after eating Lasagna the other night, I noticed a stinging around my lips. In no less than a couple of minutes, bumps began to form. I woke up with a terrible sore throat. Before that, I hadn't known if any food allergies. My throat still feel

Now you do: This is a sign of food allergy, now it could be the lasagna or any other ingredient in the lasagna, .
What kind of sauce you have, were there any nuts in the food or not, did you eat anything else that time like salad, or appetizer, what kind of meat they used.
You have to eliminate the possibility of every ingredient you ate that day as possible cause for the allergy.
See your doctor. Please. ...Read more

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Feel something stuck in throat, irritates sudden coughing, be there for half an hour. When having beer & snacks @ evening or after food at midnight.

Feel something stuck in throat, irritates sudden coughing, be there for half an hour. When having beer & snacks @ evening or after food at midnight.

See your doctor: There are many things that can cause the sensation of something stuck in the throat including post-nasal drip, allergies, acid reflux as well as an actual foreign body or food stuck in the back of the throat. It is best to see your primary care physician or ENT for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Tues endoscopy, food got stuck in throat, icould not swallow water /food. Friday after, food stuck again. Why?

Tues endoscopy, food got stuck in throat, icould not swallow water /food. Friday after, food stuck again. Why?

What was found?: Transit dysphagia (difficulty moving food down esophagus) may be due to esophageal spasm, eosinophilic esophagitis, classic esophageal dysfunction (or even age-related presby-esophagus), structural pathology (due to esophageal narrowing, cancer, focal inflammation like an ulcer from a pill, or infection, or fungal involvement of the esophagus). What did your doctor find? Please follow-up with him. ...Read more

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I was wondering should azythromycin 500mg be taken before food or after food for throat infection?

Either: Azithromycin (except zmax) can be taken with or without food, but food reduces stomach upset. Zmax should be taken on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal since food reduces its absorption. ...Read more

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Hi Doctor for a few weeks I have an urge to throat clear after food/drink this lasts about 10 minutes or so then subsides. I have less throat clearing?

Hi Doctor for a few weeks I have an urge to throat clear after food/drink this lasts about 10 minutes or so then subsides. I have less throat clearing?

Throat Clearing: Often this is due to thick mucus that accumulates in the lower throat. Green tea with lemon may help. Is there a sinus with postnasal drip?
Ask your doctor about using Clear. Ease Lozenges - these are the papain/bromelain enzymes you melt in your mouth between cheek and gums to thin the mucus. ...Read more

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