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What Happens When You Choke On Food
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
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
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
What are the odds of choking death from food? The death of the cubs fan from a hot dog has me freaked out now.
Depends: CPR will give you the best guidelines on what to do in the instance when someone is choking and/ coughing hard. It is imperative that you learn bls, basic life support. You can find classes at your local hospital, many community programs and the american red cross chapter nearest you. ...Read more
I always had a profound fear of choking on my food. I barely eat now because i fear choking so bad, what to do?
Eating phobia: After throat abnormalities are ruled out, you may have an eating phobia. There are very specific ways to treat this and a clinical psychologist can be helpful. Some use clinical hypnosis and others use systematic desensitization. I've used both. People can start with foods they consider safe and work up with support from a professional. ...Read more
I am constantly having a profound fear of choking on my food. It's barely eat now because i fear choking so bad. Someone help?
Everytime my boyfriend eats he gags. Its not from choking on food its just from eating. It makes him nausious. Is it acid reflux?
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