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When i take pill i get a swollen throat. Is it epiglottis ?

when I take my pills (4 or 5 at a time) sometimes if feels like they get caught in my throat and I have to swallow and swallow to get them out of the way then burb and burb if feels like the epiglottis gets twisted or something like that. is that possible? and is it dangerous? seems to happen more and more, I drink a lot of water with them I am female 59, 165 lbs 5 2 with acid reflux , ulcers, a lot of arthritis , diabetes, high blood pressure I do have screws and plate at C4-5 from a ruptured disc. Diabetes,& high blood pressure are well controlled I am on disability r/t DJD disease and multiple arthritis areas, hands, feet, knees,back, shoulders I did not mean to do this anonymous I hit it accidentally
Asked On : Sun, 24 Jul 2011
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Thanks for query,
if this problem is there while swallowing any other food articles
If you take tablet one by one and problem occur.
Then it require evaluation.
Consult ENT sp. and go for examination and indirect laryngoscopy.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Sun, 24 Jul 2011
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