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What is the treatment for dysphagia?

Hi, For several months now I have been getting all manner of food caught in the pocket below my tongue and epiglottis. I have not changed any of my swallowing habits and I am very healthy, but this is scary and extremely uncomfortable. I ve had 3 ER visits to dislodge food caught there when it won t pass on its own, which is usually after hours. Any suggestions for treatment or what might be causing my sudden swallowing problems?
Wed, 28 Nov 2018
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Hello,

I have gone through your question and I understand your concerns but please get a ct scan to exclude anatomical abnormalities.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist
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