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Feels like food stuck in my throat when i swallow.Theres a tightness also in my neck and the pressure goes up to my head.Which doctor should i consul?

Feels like food  stuck in my throat when i swallow.Theres a tightness also in my neck and the pressure goes up to my head.Which doctor should i consul?

GP: Seeing your general practitioner is the best place to start. He or she may be able to handle the problem, or determine which consultant is most appropriate. Of course, if you are having trouble breathing or having severe chest pain, the ER is the best place to be. ...Read more

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I feel constipated, have lower right back pain, feel like food stuck in my throat, no nausea, no fever. I stopped working out 2 months ago. 51 yr old?

I feel constipated, have lower right back pain, feel like  food stuck in my throat, no nausea, no fever. I stopped working out 2 months ago. 51 yr old?

Back pain, dysphagia: Your symptoms may be related or not, minor, or more serious. I would ask you: are you/have you every smoked; have you had a screening colonoscopy? Food sticking in the throat could suggest infection or something causing some obstruction, low back pain could be muscular, could suggest a kidney stone or urinary infection, constipation needs further evaluation. You should see your provider. ...Read more

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Is the esophagus affected by gastroparisis? I have gastroparisis and it feels like foods stuck in my throat, then chest and then sits in my belly.

Is the esophagus affected by gastroparisis? I have gastroparisis and it feels like foods stuck in my throat, then chest and then sits in my belly.

Yes: Stasis and retained food and juices in the gastro(a stomach) paretic (immobile) stomach may give feeling of fullness even pain and cause reflux and esophageal discomfort. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like there's food stuck in my throat? right by the collar bone and it feel difficult to swallow

Why do I feel like there's food stuck in my throat? right by the collar bone and it feel difficult to swallow

Dysphagia: There could be many reasons for difficulty swallowing food, or dysphagia, and it usually requires an evaluation to determine the cause and to map out a treatment plan. I would make an appointment to see your doctor. In the meantime, I would consider a short course of omeprazole 20 mg once a day. Do not skip the evaluation, even if the interim medication helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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Feels like food is stuck in my throat?

Feels like food is stuck in my throat?

Difficulty swallowin: Time to see an otolaryngologist (ear, nose & throat specialist). ...Read more

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I feel like food is stuck in my throat how long does it take for your food to get to your stomach?

I feel like food is  stuck in my throat how long does it take for your food to get to your stomach?

Seconds once start..: To swallow. Problems can occur in the mouth, throat, and in esophagus; can range from neuro causes to muscular incoordination., other. ...Read more

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It feels like there is food stuck in my throat. if there was food stuck in my throat would i still be able tl swallow? i also have anxiety

It feels like there is food stuck in my throat. if there was food stuck in my throat would i still be able tl swallow? i also have anxiety

Adolescent Turmoil: I understand your discomfort. You would have marked difficulty in swallowing if food was stuck in your throat. Say out loud that “It feels like there is food stuck in my throat”; however IT IS NOT REALITY! This feeling is due to Anxiety. This feeling seems to be symbolic of “Being Stuck in Your Life” due to lack of direction, guidance or motivation. See Psychiatrist for Therapy, Relaxation. ...Read more

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3 days- very sore throat. No other "sick" like symptoms. Not getting better. Now feels like there is food stuck in my throat, like a golf ball. Why?

3 days- very sore throat. No other "sick" like symptoms. Not getting better. Now feels like there is food stuck in my throat, like a golf ball.  Why?

Doctor can check: A very sore throat can be evaluated by a primary care doctor or an ear-nose-throat doctor to see what the cause might be. Sometimes it is a strep throat bacterial infection. Other possibilities include a tonsillar abscess, a viral infection, a throat ulcer, etc... The doctor has to look at the throat to figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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