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Choking on food, and red spots on tongue

I have problems swallowing solid food i choke and it gets stuck. Also my mouth feels strange tingling and numb i have no taste and i have just noticed large red spots at the back of my tongue. I also wake up coughing and choking in my sleep on my own saliva. Jacqui
Sun, 15 May 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
welcome to healthcaremagic
you need a clinical examination
consult ent surgeon /and physician also to exclude any neurological problem consult soon
avoid solid food for the time being
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ENT Specialist Dr. Puneet Maheshwari's  Response
HI,
welcome to healthcaremagic

First of all quit any sort of tobacco and alcohol use, if u r using it.

U might be suffering from initial stage of Oralsubmucosal fibrosis.

Just consult an ENT surgeon n follow all his instructions, surely it will help you.

regards.

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