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About an hour after i take my BP meds, i feel like I have a lump or food stuck in my throat. When i eat, I have to drink lots to keep the food moving?

About an hour after i take my BP meds, i feel like I have a lump or food stuck in my throat.  When i eat, I have to drink lots to keep the food moving?

Dryness: There are BP meds that can affect the throat, making them feel dry. The Alpha blockers like Clonidine do that. Discuss with your doctor, i'm sure he will understand and make the necessary changes. ...Read more

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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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What is it? When feeling full even when haven't eaten? I feel like I have a a pile of food stuck in my throat.

What is it? When feeling full even when haven't eaten? I feel like I have a a pile of food stuck in my throat.

Stomach issues: It looks like you've had some work up done (egd/colonoscopy), although, I am not sure of the outcome based on no info provided. You will need to discuss this with your gastoenterologist. But try to look for certain foods that can make you feel worse such as gluten containing foods, dairy, etc. Also, you may have irritable bowel especially if you're having diarrhea/constipation. Look 4 gall stones. ...Read more

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Feels like I have food in my throat. Acid reflux?

Feels like I have food in my throat. Acid reflux?

May be: It may be acid reflux.You can try over the counter omeprazole for at least 3to 5 days. If no better consult your doctor ...Read more

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Food stuck in my throat for the third time in a week?

Dysphagia: There are a lot of causes of swallowing difficulty, and many are easily treated. You should talk to your gp who will likely order a barium swallow, which allows us to watch the mechanics of your swallow, and determine if there is any other evaluation that needs to be done. ...Read more

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Food stuck in my throat and i can't get it out! help what to do?

Food stuck in my throat and i can't get it out! help what to do?

PlLEASE GO TO ER: You need to be seen as soon as possible as this is very uncomfortable & possibly dangerous. ...Read more

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Recently for a couple of months every time i eat I have food stuck in my throat?

Recently for a couple of months every time i eat I have food stuck in my throat?

Smaller: Portions, chew longer, drink water with food. If symptoms persist go see gastroenterologist to r/o stricture. ...Read more

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I am always getting food stuck in my throat, how to prevent this?

I am always getting food stuck in my throat, how to prevent this?

First: You need an evaluation. If this is a recurrent problem and/or you sometimes choke related to food "getting stuck", then you would be best served by some sort of swallow evaluation, like a possible barium swallow. You'd be best served by talking to your doctor about this? ...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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