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I've been having trouble swallowing food and lots of indigestion . Can this be life threatening?

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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Difficult swallowing

There are certain symptoms - or complaints - that all physicians should regard as 'alarm' symptoms, i.
e. They are of concern. Dysphagia - difficulty with swallowing - is one of those. Please see your md asap.

In brief: Difficult swallowing

There are certain symptoms - or complaints - that all physicians should regard as 'alarm' symptoms, i.
e. They are of concern. Dysphagia - difficulty with swallowing - is one of those. Please see your md asap.
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Likely no

The trouble swallowing.
.. Maybe related to feeling like something is stuck in your throat... Both of these symptoms are pretty suggestive of acid reflux. You can start by taking some over the counter flux meds. If you are already on reflux meds... And really either way, start by seeing your local ENT who can perform a simple endosocpic exam in clinic.

In brief: Likely no

The trouble swallowing.
.. Maybe related to feeling like something is stuck in your throat... Both of these symptoms are pretty suggestive of acid reflux. You can start by taking some over the counter flux meds. If you are already on reflux meds... And really either way, start by seeing your local ENT who can perform a simple endosocpic exam in clinic.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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