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Whenever I swallow thick food, (bread, meat, potatoes) it feels like it gets caught in my throat and I have to rub it down, is this normal?

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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
4 doctors agree

In brief: See your doctor

Could be an obstruction in the back of the throat or lack of saliva.
Please see your doctor for an evaluation.

In brief: See your doctor

Could be an obstruction in the back of the throat or lack of saliva.
Please see your doctor for an evaluation.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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Dr. M. Jay Petruska
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: GERD

The symptoms you describe can be the result of gastroesophageal reflux disease or gerd.
It may also be an esophageal stricture which is a narrowing of your esophagus. It is best to discuss these symptoms with your primary care provider.

In brief: GERD

The symptoms you describe can be the result of gastroesophageal reflux disease or gerd.
It may also be an esophageal stricture which is a narrowing of your esophagus. It is best to discuss these symptoms with your primary care provider.
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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