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Food stuck in esophagus. Having pain just below the start of the Sternum. What should be done?

Night before last I was eating Chicken and it appeared to get stuck at he base of the esophagitis . It hurt, I finally got it though. Since then, I have pain in the esophafitis just below the start of the Sternum when swollowing. Additionally, occassionally I hicup once or twice. Hop this is enough info. what do you think?
Asked On : Sun, 8 Apr 2012
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It is unlikely that the chicken piece is stuck since you are still able to swallow , it is more likely that the bone has damaged the lining of the oesphagus and this is causing the pain. I would like you to avoid hot and spicy food and take plenty of fluids , You can also take syrup mucaine gel i teaspoon 3-4 times a day , this will give relief. please meet your doctor if the pain persists or you develop fever or chest pain.
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