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73 YO pacemaker put in 2 months ago.. Ever since very quiet extreme fatigue red blotchy skin all over torso. No appetite and occasional choking ?
Persistent cough and occasional choking when eating...Could this be thyroid or throat related? Endoscopy and colonoscopy ok. Lungs ok.
Dysphagia: The symptoms you describe are concerning. The endoscopy can only tell you information about the anatomy and not about how the swallowing mechanism is functioning. A swallowing study (modified barium swallow study) may be necessary to figure out what is the problem. A formal swallowing evaluation would be important as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Woke up feeling like I was choking.Coughed and got my breath.Felt heart pounding and pulse was 120bpm.This happens occasionally what causes it? I'm 28
GetAGraspOnYourGasps: It may be that, while on your back,your breathing gets harder and harder because your tongue falls back and obstructs the air flow. Then you gasp for breath and in your case it gets so severe it wakes you up.That's called "sleep apnea." If it happens more than"occasionally," have it checked out.If not that, maybe it's anxiety/bad dreams or, less likely, a heart rhythm problem. Let your doctor know ...Read more
Can you still have sleep apnea if you don't awake during your sleep gasping for air or choking? I have fatigue brain fog and occasional snoring.
Why do I keep choking on my food went to dr nothing wrong but still choking everytime I think about it?
See doctor: Consider seeing your doctor again or getting a second opinion. It's likely that the reason you're choking is not emergent, but there must be a reason. There are many possibilities, including a stricture, infections, or sometimes it can even be psychological. It would be difficult to treat, however, if you don't have an answer. Best wishes. ...Read more
See a GI ASAP: You could be having food stuck in your esophagus--this would happen if you have a narrowing in the esophagus. Food can get stuck and it can feel like choking but without actually choking. Allergic conditions, acid reflux, and anatomic abnormalities can all lead to narrowing of the esophagus. You will likely need an upper endoscopy to evaluate the lining of the esophagus.Chew food carefully for now ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Self heimlich: Perform a self heinrich maneuver or do it against a chair find anyone else nearby who might be able to do it. ...Read more
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