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Would I be coughing if I inhaled food I felt a slight cough when I was eating a chicken strip and i was drinking water and k felt it in the air way?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
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In brief: Mgt/suggestion

It is possible to aspirate food into the airway.
The lung has defenses to clear the food before it can cause problems if it is a small amount. If you continue to cough or have any problems breathing, a follow up visit and chest radiograph is advisable.

In brief: Mgt/suggestion

It is possible to aspirate food into the airway.
The lung has defenses to clear the food before it can cause problems if it is a small amount. If you continue to cough or have any problems breathing, a follow up visit and chest radiograph is advisable.
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