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What causes choking sensation and cough while eating?

i was eating some chips earlier and i got a good amount down my lungs and started to choke but they were well moistened with saliva which they came out pretty easy but now it seems as between my nasal and throat is lodged and i feel some like sliding down and it almost feels like when breath it feels as it may drop into my lungs i try to cough it out but it seems as it slides up but as soon as i stop coughing it slides down feeling like its gonna drop down again into my lungs..should i go to the emergency room
Tue, 6 Oct 2015
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I really appreciate your concern, if the whole food particles comes out of trachea then this is nothing to worry, and if you have some breathing difficulty and continues reflexes then it is advisable to see the ER hope this information helps, take care and have a nice day.
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