I've always had problems swallowing pills. Last year I had a really bad flu bout that evolved into uvulitis, bronchitis, and a cough that lasted for almost 6 weeks. My throat became so sore from coughing that I eventually develped a noticeable "catch" in the back of my throat. I could actually hear (and feel) my epiglottis everytime I swallowed, and it was really painful for a long time after. The pain has diminished, but now food and mucous are very often getting stuck and caught in that (epiglottis) flap. Pill swallowing is totally out of the question, as those gag me until I can cough them back up. My throat opening seems to be narrowing even more as I age. I've also developed very bad snoring as a result. I'm a 55 year old female in otherwise good health. I can't seem to find information anywhere on this topic. Has anyone else experienced these types of symptoms or gotten a diagnosis on something similar?Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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