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Saliva Going Down Windpipe
Cant feel throat when swallowing, don't choke when eating or drinking. Maybe feels like liquid goes up nose a bit. Breathing through nose dries throat?
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
You choke: Aspiration is when ingested liquids or food, saliva, refluxed material from the stomach goes "down the wrong pipe." the gag reflex is designed to minimize this risk. However, frequent micro- or macro-aspiration, as often seen in oropharyngeal dysphagia patients or those who have had a stroke, may result in pneumonia. ...Read more
It's a reflex: To protect the trachea from being blocked (which would lead to death) or the lungs from developing an infection. ...Read more
Food wrong: This really depends on the size of the food and how deep it is. If its stuck it will not come out on its own. You will need to see your pmd and the lung specialist. ...Read more
Swallowing difficulty of saliva, seems throat not closing after pushing saliva, nothing on endoscopes of throat and esophagus only too much mucus.
Sounds like you: Might benefit from a videofluoroscopic swallowing study. Your swallow issues may not have anything to do with an anatomic issue of your throat or esophagus but rather the muscular coordination involved with swallowing. ...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?
Rabies transmission: Per the Centers for Disease Control: The most common mode of rabies virus transmission is through the bite and virus-containing saliva of an infected host. Though transmission has been rarely documented via other routes such as contamination of mucous membranes (i.e., eyes, nose, mouth), aerosol transmission, and corneal transplants. ...Read more
Watermelon(feels)went down wind pipe. Voice hoarse, chest slightly heavy, coughing. Does any food cause pneumonia that enter lungs? Worried.
Aspiration: Usually, when we choke, we don't actually let the food into the lungs. On rare occasion, it can happen though. Concerning symptoms include continuing cough, fevers and chest pains. Food in the lungs is always bad news. Seek the care of a hospital/center that can evaluate you for this. Aspiration pneumonia is a VERY SERIOUS matter. ...Read more
Food went down the wrong pipe feeling but later side of throat sore and phelgmy. Was it actually allergy related worried food went into trachea.
Suddenly?: Sudden nasal congestion can be from a viral infection. If you have been developing choking in your sleep for a while with some nasal congestion and now your nose is completely blocked you may have nasal allergies and post nasal drip. Depending on the duration of your symptoms either see your primary or an allergist. ...Read more
I wake up coughing . The air feels cold on my lungs difficult to puss through. I end up throwing up mucus. Also, heartburn is out of control?
coughing: You may be having stomach secretions and acid regurgitating into your throat at night when you sleep. Called gerd. Make appt. For check up. Meanwhile try to elevate head of bed six inches, avoid alcohol, do not eat or drink much after eating dinner. Do not eat late. Stop smoking. Try antacid e.g. Tums (calcium carbonate) for coughing and heartburn. ...Read more
Water/saliva makes my throat tight; goes away if I don't swallow or eat something solid. Slightly relieved by pressing tongue against roof of mouth.
Symptoms Complex &: result of a huge number of variables. As embodied Souls?Mind?Brain?Body, the range of internalized history to body perceptions& behaviors is huge, thus huge individual variations. Suggest look up reported side effects of meds; e.g. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Migraleve as one place to start. However, the list of interacting possibilities remains huge. Work at finding help worthy of your trust. ...Read more
Throat clogs heavy breathing chest and spinal pain when laying down sore throat and trouble talking when not laying down been going on for 3-4 days ?
See Doc: See your MD. Sounds like a URI that may have spread to your lungs. ...Read more
Not able to breathe after being choked by saliva. I feel saliva go down the wrong tube, then bam! i was like drowning :(
is this dangerous?
May happen: Occasionally people may choke on saliva when they swallow wrong, but this usually clears quickly when it is only saliva and does not contain particulate material which can easily obstruct airways and cause asphyxiation. It usually is not particularly dangerous with liquids alone, but this depends on volume. ...Read more
Not able to breathe after being choked by saliva. I feel saliva go down the wrong tube, then bam! i was like drowning :( is this dangerous?
Spincher valve keeps stomach contents down but when leaks one gets acid in acephogus.Then how come when one vomits stuff passes thru this 1 way valve?
Vomiting: The lower esophageal sphincter (LES) is not a one-way valve, but more of a ring of muscle that constricts and relaxes at many different time. Just as it relaxes during reflux, it also relaxes during vomiting, and the retching forces gastric contents up into the esophagus and eventually out of the mouth. ...Read more
He has trouble swallowing in the morning sometimes. feels like a blockage in esophagus. liquid goes down so far and comes back up?
Hi, I chocked while drinking water a big gulp when down my esophagus. It feels like liquids are escaping on the left side. Will this heal on its on?
Got into fight. Was in a choke hold. Extremely soar throat/neck area. Hurts to touch, swallow, and move up and down. Bruised windpipe or more serious?
Potentially serious.: You should have this checked out today, in the emergency room. This could be very serious! ...Read more
The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more
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