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Feeling of something stuck in throat, slight pain. How to get relief? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Jun-2013
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User:Hello doctor .
Doctor:Good Evening
User:Good evening .
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I have a problem in my throat.
User:I am feeling like something gets stuck in my throat. i
User:There is no pain right now . But some times about 10-20% pain is there. What i have something hot, I am not feeling this problem . But after sometime again i feel the sensation.
User:Could you please help me out from this problem .
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Do you have fever?
User:no .
Doctor:When do you feel more difficult? Swallowing liquid or solid?
Doctor:Is the pain present during swallowing?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:both the times, even for saliva also . Before 2 weeks, the pain was more & i could even sleep because of this problem . I went to the doctor & was fine for some time .
User:But once again the problem gets started .
Doctor:Let me explain and try to guide you better.
User:ok .
Doctor:Since you have pain in the throat, it sounds more like an inflammation within your throat region.
Doctor:If on examination, by an ENT surgeon, no abnormality is found, you may have to go for certain specific investigations.
Doctor:Investigations such as Barium swallow X-ray of upper gastro intestinal tract or a upper gastro intestinal endoscopy.
User:ok .
Doctor:If an inflammation is found on examination, medication can be taken.
Doctor:For knowing the exact diagnosis and treatment, it is mandatory that you will have to get it examined by an ENT surgeon.
User:one more thing i want to tell you, which might be related to this. When ever i get burb i feel a irritation in the throat .
Doctor:Either it can be an infection within the throat, or it can be an obstruction within the food pipe.
Doctor:Have you followed what I have said?
User:so i need to consult a ENT doctor & take the necessary examinations .
Doctor:So, the take home message is to get it examined first.
User:Is it is any serious problem doctor ?
Doctor:Is there anything else I can assist you with?
Doctor:From your history, it does not look serious.
User:ok .
Doctor:But again, the seriousness can be decided only after coming into a diagnosis.
Doctor:In the meantime,
Doctor:you can do the following and see whether the condition improves.
Doctor:1. Do warm saline gargling at least twice daily.
Doctor:2. Drink only warm water.
Doctor:3. Avoid drinking cold water or refrigerated food.
User:ok doctor.
Doctor:It could be just a viral infection of the throat.
Doctor:So do not worry.
User:Ok thanks doctor.
Doctor:You can try this for 2-4 days and see whether the symptoms gets better.
Doctor:If it is not getting better, then do get it examined.
Doctor:Hope I had been able to help you.
Doctor:Is there anything else I could assist you on?
User:Noting . Thanks for the help doctor .
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me. And do not worry.
Doctor:You will get better.
Doctor:Let me know if you have any other health related queries.
Doctor:Have a nice Evening!
User:Same to you :-)
Doctor:Bye for now.
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