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Hard to swollow food feel sick?

Hard to swollow food feel sick?

You likely are sick: While that is not much information, you are probably getting sick. Many respiratory illnesses have early problems with sore throat and swallowing. You did not mention pain though. A more serious cause of not being able to swallow can be an allergic reaction to something such as medication or food. If it worsens or you have swelling of your face or neck or trouble breathing be seen right away. ...Read more

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Why is it hard for me to swallow pills now?

Why is it hard for me to swallow pills now?

See below: There are a number of reasons as to why this can occur ranging from sjogrens, myositis, strictures, masses, etc. You need to see a gastroenterologist in order to determine what exactly is going on. ...Read more

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Do some medications make it hard to swallow? Which?

Do some medications make it hard to swallow? Which?

Meds that Dry: Certain medications that dry the mouth make it harder to swallow. These include some antihypertensives (medicines for high blood pressure), anticholinergics (drying, sedating, raise heart rate), and some antihistamines. ...Read more

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It's really hard to swallow & it hurts for the past few days why is this?

It's really hard to swallow & it hurts for the past few days  why is this?

Consult: you need to see your doctor for examination to rule out viral vs bacterial infections. You may need a throat culture or X-rays to accurately diagnose the problem ...Read more

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For years I have trout problem. I feel the trout dry, hard to swallow, what should I do?

Consider EGD: Patients with recurrent dysphagia (problems swallowing) and no clear explanation , i would suggest considering an egd. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a white spot on my uvulva it makes it hard for me to swallow anything and everything?

What does it mean if I have a white spot on my uvulva it makes it hard for me to swallow anything and everything?

Varies: A white spot on the uvula can be a cyst, infection, or benign growth. It should not cause difficulty in swallowing. Obviously, you need a diagnosis by and ent/head and neck surgeon. ...Read more

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It is sometimes hard for me to swallow the food I eat. And I can't swallow tablets! that is why I take liquids! please help!?

It is sometimes hard for me to swallow the food I eat. And I can't swallow tablets! that is why I take liquids! please help!?

Mechanical problem?: Sounds like a mechanical problem with the way food gets from the mouth to the stomach. The first stop is in the mouth where saliva moistens food - you may have xerostomia (dry mouth). Several strategies/medications can help. But, you might have a problem with the esophagus (foodpipe) - either a narrowing, or ineffective contractions moving food/pills down to the stomach. See an md for evaluation. ...Read more

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Please help! i can't move my neck to the right, and it is very hard to swallow what do I do?

Please help! i can't move my neck to the right, and it is very hard to swallow what do I do?

Neck pain: Hey there - dont seek any answers here - you should be examined by a competent doctor, taking a full history and clinical examination, to determine what the problem is.... ...Read more