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Its Hard For Me To Swollow
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
4weeks ago I removed the tonsils,feel I have problems with speech,have a lump in my trouth and hard to swollow food. Im really afraid. Is this normal?
Why does it feel like I always have post nasal drip? I've tried everything to get rid of it. Its also getting hard to swollow
Food Sensitivities?: I often check IgG food sensitivities in such cases. It is remarkable how often a food that a person eats regularly causes a low grade chronic inflammation that may manifest in PND or other allergic symptoms. Consider finding a physician who can order such a test. In the meantime, the most common culprits are dairy and gluten/grain products. Take a break from those for a bit and see what happens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hit my temple pretty hard and I have a huge bump now. Should i go to the er? Felt sick afterwards also hard to swollow and bite down
I have hypothyroid take .75mg levo daily. When i lay down or have my head far back or to my chest my throght is tight and is hard to swollow causes?
How to get rid of phlegm mucus I have been having problems with a lot of phlegm thick mucus I have been to doctors they do not now what it is how do I get rid of this, I have tries cough and cold, an nothing is working, it is very hard to swollow an it fe
If : If you haven't already done so, i would seek out a good local ENT in your area for a thorough history and exam that could include nasal endoscopy to evaluate for possible sinus origin, indirect mirror or flexible scope exam of your throat, etc. Depending on findings, you may need ct imaging of your sinuses, in the mean time, if your mucous is thick and sticky, mucinex (otc) is a safe medication that can help thin the mucous so it is more easily transported through your upper nasal and sinus passages. Try to drink enough water to stay well hydrated.Gargling with salt water also may help break up some of the phlegm. If you are a smoker this is counterproductive as it incites an inflammatory mucosal response and stimulates more mucous production. ...Read more
Hi, my throat has been feeling swollen for a while now, its worst in the morning and find it hard to swollow, it does not hurt though, wht could it be?
Many things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
My 13 yearold can noteat most foods with reaction itchy mouth, bumps that sometimes bleed, tightness , hard to swollow test says no reaction to food?
Allergens not known?: Itchy mouth, is a common symptom of allergic or irritant reaction to a food allergen. Bumps that bleed is not a frequent sign of an allergy; rather, it is due to viruses causing blisters (herpes of mouth). This can make it hard to swallow tightness could be real or perceived because of the fear of a reaction. It appears more likely that food is acting as an irritant (rather than an allergen). ...Read more
My soft pallet and the thing hanging down in the back of my throat is swollen, what's wrong with me? It's making it hard to swollow
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