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Pills down the windpipe

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Dr. Ornela Ademovi MD

i may have swallowed a magnesium tablet in my airway last night.... when I swallowed something went down the wrong way- but it may have been a gulp of water. I coughed a little and drank some water ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ornela Ademovi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ivan Romic MD

I swallowed some pills but one went down my windpipe. I have some discomfort in the right side of my chest & have been coughing a lot, bringing up some chalky stuff (the melting pill, I think.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan Romic ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Sumit Bhatti MD

I think I aspirated a pill, about 1/4 inch diameter : I went to swallow and somehow hiccuped ... windpipe. I can feel it when I swallow and clear my throat, -almost like I keep tasting the powder. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sumit Bhatti ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Irshad H Naqvi MD

i was taking some ibuoprofen and went to swallow and went down my windpipe what can i do ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Irshad H Naqvi ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Ratnakar Kini MD

I have a piece of radish down the wrong pipe- I can still feel it, I am not choking . What should I do, I am 82-so things aren't working like they should. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ratnakar Kini ( Gastroenterologist)

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Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi MD

I took my nightly maturna pill and it feels stuck in the right side of my windpipe, i can breath and talk but it hurts and gets extremely uncomfortable when I lay down. I have tried puking coughing ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Purva Patel MD

64 yr old male in good health, no meds. About an hour ago it seemed some gum was going to go down my windpipe and I was momentarily terrified it was going to cut off my air supply, which ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Purva Patel ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   Arun Nair MD

How possible is it for a pill to go down the windpipe instead of the esophagus when swallowing it? I ve swallowed a pill the night before and it seems stuck in my throat. My Throat still feels ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Arun Nair ( ENT Specialist)
Dr.       Honey Arora MD

I got a corn chip last night and stuck in my pipe it s on the left side I can stick my finger down ... it s on the other side can t swallow good and been trying to wash it down all day Tku ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Honey Arora ( Dentist)
Dr.   Parth Goswami MD

I was eating malted milk balls. One was chewed, the other was whole. I took a breath and it went down my wind pipe. I coughed up the whole one, but I feel like there are small pieces in my windpipe ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Parth Goswami ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Krunal Karade MD

Are you sure it is in wind pipe . There was initial cough , breathing difficulty & chocking present . If yes Ask your Friends to give Heimlich manoeuvre ( Give push on lower chest from behind by both hand ) if chocking...

Dr. Erion Spaho MD

Hi and thanks for using HCM. You need to have a medical evaluation in no time. I suggest you to be presented at local emergency Department. Hope this helps.

Dr. Sumit Bhatti MD

Hi, Thank you for your query. 1. It is highly unlikely that a sunflower seed should remain stuck in the throat or go down the windpipe without severe symptoms. 2. The following investigations will be...