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Crackling in throat after laying neck down, cannot swallow, difficulty breathing. What can I do?

Hello! Yesterday, I was laying my neck down and when I raised my neck I felt my throat got crackled. After that, I couldn t swallow even water and I find a difficulty when I swallow saliva . Also, I can t breath easily. I heard the case maybe hyoid breaking. If I doubt, what can I do? Please note I ve been suffering from tonsillitis for 10 days.
Asked On : Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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Difficulty in swallowing may be due to tonsillitis.
I would advice you to avoid cold fluids and bevearages and cold food items.
Also check your dental health by a dentist.
If your wisdom teeth are impacted,get them removed or flap overlying tooth has to be removed to enhance tooth eruption.
Maintain oral hygiene well.
Tonsillectomy has to be done if symptoms persists.
Please do visit an ENT specialist regarding this.
Take care.
Answered: Fri, 17 May 2013
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