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Can't finish meals, throat gets tight, feels like food stuck, lump in throat, afraid to swallow own saliva when symptoms occur. on Prilosec no relief ?

Can't finish meals, throat gets tight, feels like food stuck, lump in throat, afraid to swallow own saliva when symptoms occur. on Prilosec no relief
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Tight throat: It may sound strange but I strongly suggest you set up an appointment to see a Psychologist. He/she will examine you and decide whether to help you with meals etc., or recommend a specialist. Hope all goes well -- please keep me posted. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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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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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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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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After I eat get burning sensatio8n in my throat down to stomach & feels like food is stuck in throat but not choking. After I eat have to go bathroom?

After I eat get burning sensatio8n in my throat down to stomach & feels like food is stuck in throat but not choking.
After I eat have to go bathroom?

LPR : Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic sore throat, lump in the the throat , post nasal drip, phlegm in the throat, and throat clearing. It is also a contributing factor to ear eustachian tube and sinus problems. It responds well to proton pump inhibitor Rx. Discuss with your ENT. ...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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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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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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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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