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Food Getting Stuck In Throat Or Chest
Having discomfort in throat and chest. Feels like something is lodged in throat..Sensation of swallowing something large even when not eating.....?
Dysphagia: Esophageal stenosis (narrowing) from scar tissue (strictures) is of itself not painful. However, depending upon how tightly narrowed the stricture may be, food can impact there (cause dysphagia). Usually dysphagia occurs with meats, bread. Pain on swallowing (odynophagia) may result. Esophageal spasm, dysmotility, ulcers, fungal infection (usually candida) are all possible. Best to get evaluated. ...Read more
4 weeks and can't eat solids. Food get stuck in throat. Feels like there's something there all he time. Food feels stuck in front of throat. Wctb?
Dysphagia: Sounds like you had or have scheduled a barium swallow. That's a great first step for this problem. If that doesn't provide an answer, get a referral to ENT for 'laryngoscopy' of throat and possibly 'esophagoscopy' of food passage. Really can't say what is causing this common symptom without taking a look. ...Read more
Losing sleep. Upper chest pains and just puked. Dry throat from hacking and mucus. Honestly feel like food might be caught in throat or something. ?
I suspect anxiety: , psychosomatic illness. Continue taking your current meds. Ask your dr if Robitussin-DM and/or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) might help with your congestion. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) would also help u sleep. Chest pain could be stress related or from acid reflux. You're still young to have a heart condition . Get reassurance from your dr. Enjoy life and take care ! ...Read more
Uncomfortable to swallow, feels like pill stuck in back of throat. Can clearly see epiglottis in back of throat sticking up. More saliva than normal.
Uvula not epiglottis: You may see your uvula but it is difficult to see epiglottis. You have pain with swallowing. Feels like something in your throat. I would recommend drinking lots of fluids. Get rest. It may be allergies and post nasal drip. See your doctor for pain after1 week or fevers and worsening. Hope you feel better ...Read more
Small knot in between chin and throat. Trouble breathing constant feeling of something stuck in top of my throat, hoarse and trouble swallowing?
See doc....: Shortness of breath is a serious symptom and with difficulty swallowing, hoarseness, etc. Could be indicative of a problem in your upper airway. If the shortness of breath is worsening, go to the nearest er right away. See a doctor as soon as possible to get this diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
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
Chest pain after eating poptart. Xray of chest was good. Dry mouth. Feels like food gets stuck in chest. Difficult swallowing. scared out of my mind.
Yes.: Technical name is aspiration. One may choke involuntary or because of a pre-existing condition such as a stroke. Normally our cough reflex will clear the airway. Sometimes a bronchoscopy may need to be done is food is "stuck". Chest xray may help but not all foreign bodies able to be seen on a cxr. ...Read more
Feels like water in ears & draining in throat. Itchy throat at times w/ feeling like something is stuck in throat below adams apple area. Upset stomach all the time. Can't sleep due to tight feeling in throat. No issues eating or drinking. Month now?
Need to be seen: By your doctor, you may very well Rx meds for your upper airways inflammation causing such symptoms, as well you may be having reflux adding to the problem in your throat, and possibly causing your upset stomach. In the interim, use saline nasal washes, salt water gargles, and OTC antacid or PPI, but read the labels carefully, wish you well ...Read more
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
Throat or food pipe: Food stuck in the throat is a physical phenomenon that can be caused by a number of factors, such as a throat/swallowing problem or a food pipe problem. A primary care doctor may help figure this out. Food pipe problems best evaluated by a gastroenterologist, swallowing problems best evaluated by an ENT physician (otolaryngologist). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lump feeling in throat and pain in chest on left side especially when swallowing food...Feels like it gets stuck in throat and chest?
Could be a: Esophageal structure ...Recommend talking to your physician. ...Read more
I have trouble swallowing saliva only. No issue with solid or liquids. Feels like saliva gets stuck in throat and comes back up, doesnt go down throat?
Back of mouth feels gluely dry/ hard time breathing and swallowing spit not food/lump in throat/wks and getting worse/wheezing in burping sticky phleg
See doctor!: It sounds like you may be get dealing with severe allergy symptoms. This is potentially life-threatening if untreated, and you need to see someone asap to get this thing turned around, if that's what it is. If you have to go to an emergency room, do so. But if you have a doctor please call him or her right away. ...Read more
Stuck: Because something is stuck deep in the throat. See ENT doc to consider tonsillectormy. ...Read more
I have scratchy sore like feeling in my throat , keep feeling the need to swallow for the drainage in throat . Constantly swallowing?
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