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Food sticks in throat

  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • November 16, 2007
  • 04:19 PM

I am 34 yrs old and started having swallowing problems about a year and 1/2 now. The first time it happened came on all of a sudden. I was actually at a resturaunt eating one day and noticed the food in my throat - upper part behind my tounge - got stuck there. The more I drank, the worse it got, kept building up. I had to go to the bathroom and hack it up, along with some mucus. It started happening almost everytime I would eat, especially dry foods. So, I started to have panic attacks whenever this would happen. Very scary and annoying. The only time I feel a little better is when I take Claritin which makes me think it is allergy sinus drip. But I cannot stay on medicine forever. Don't know what else to do. I also take Prilosec for acid reflux which I have been having for about 9 years. I don't want to think it is esophageal smasms but I have read about that and the symptoms match.

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  • I am 34 yrs old and started having swallowing problems about a year and 1/2 now. The first time it happened came on all of a sudden. I was actually at a resturaunt eating one day and noticed the food in my throat - upper part behind my tounge - got stuck there. The more I drank, the worse it got, kept building up. I had to go to the bathroom and hack it up, along with some mucus. It started happening almost everytime I would eat, especially dry foods. So, I started to have panic attacks whenever this would happen. Very scary and annoying. The only time I feel a little better is when I take Claritin which makes me think it is allergy sinus drip. But I cannot stay on medicine forever. Don't know what else to do. I also take Prilosec for acid reflux which I have been having for about 9 years. I don't want to think it is esophageal smasms but I have read about that and the symptoms match.Hi, You need to meet your ENT doctor, may be coz your toncles are getting infacted, see tonciles are not smooth and somtimes block some part of food and slowly the amount of disposit become more and accumlate on the toncles better remove them.
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  • I have a similar situation. Can be discussed.
    SkypeGod 2 Replies
    • January 20, 2011
    • 03:28 PM
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