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swallowed food down wrong pipe, what can i do?

swallowed watermelon down wrong pipe, not obstructing breathing, just unpleasant. what can i do?
Asked On : Wed, 2 Jun 2010
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Anesthesiologist 's  Response
Hi loretta,
If you have swallowed watermelon through larynx you would not have writing question in internet and waiting for answer, instead you would have been in emergency department, Dont worry i think food may be in pyriformfossa or in oesophagus so you are feeling like that, consult ENT surgeon for endoscopy.
Take care
Answered: Fri, 28 Oct 2011
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If you have choked on watermelon or accidentally inhaled a seed into your air pipe, it will probably have been coughed out. What is your age? If any discomfort persists, please see a physician for chest auscultation and a chest X-ray. Food may not show up clearly on an X-ray but signs of the foreign body can be seen.
Answered: Wed, 2 Jun 2010
General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.Welcome to HCM forum.Had you swallowed wrongly you would have severe coughing and choking.Since you are normal it means you have not swallowed any thing wrongly.Relax and forget it.Thanks and good luck.
Answered: Fri, 28 Oct 2011
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