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Doctor insights on: When I Swallow I Hear Gurgling Sounds In My Throat

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I can't sleep at night. I have TMJ. I hear crinkling sounds, my throat clicks when I swallow. What can I do? Please help me.

I can't sleep at night.  I have TMJ.  I hear crinkling sounds, my throat clicks when I swallow.  What can I do?  Please help me.

Can't sleep: See your dentist for a thorough clinical exam to confirm and treat your TMJ dysfunction. Talk to your dentist and your medical doctor about your sleep problems. You might benefit from a sleep study to determine the causes. TMJ dysfunction can disrupt sleep, but you may have multiple issues. ...Read more

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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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I can hear gurgling sound in my throat that worsens when I eat something. Is this normal?

I can hear gurgling sound in my throat that worsens when I eat something. Is this normal?

No: This sounds like reflux... Your esophagus is relaxing and allowing the contents of the stomach to come up. At a minimum you should take some reflux meds (zantac (ranitidine) or omperazole) which you can get over the counter and you should see a GI specialist. ...Read more

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So, post Nissen, you swallow and hear gurgle back up to throat, like a had before Nissen. Now I have no reflux, but the gurgle. Is that because air is hitting the wrap and coming back up? I'm three weeks post Nissen.

So, post Nissen, you swallow and hear gurgle back up to throat, like a had before Nissen. Now
I have no reflux, but the gurgle. Is that because air is hitting the wrap and coming back up? I'm three weeks post Nissen.

Post nissen: Hi AmeetG, you will likely notice all sorts of different things. A 'gurgle' is not likely a dangerous finding. Things to looks out for are fever, loss of appetite, nausea/vomiting, pain, 'knot in your stomach', and severe bloating that doesnt go away. See your doctor should these issues arise. Hope that helps ...Read more

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When i talk i feel my mouth dry and always the time if i force my throat I have a salt saliva. Sometimes when i swallow i hear a snap. What's wrong?

Professional help is: You mentioned three problems: a dry mouth, a salty taste when you swallow, and a noise in your jaw. A dry mouth can come from simple things like not drinking enough water or as a side effect from a number of medications. It can also be a sign of sign of more serious problems such as diabetes and sjögren's syndrome. A salty taste is frequently a sign of blood in the mouth. See a dentist. ...Read more

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What causes sounds at the top of the throat while swallowing saliva and food also?

Could be: It could be your eustation tubes opening and closing... Especially if it is a clicking type sound... That would be normal. Otherwise i would suggest seeing a physician for an evaluation. ...Read more