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What causes difficulty swallowing

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Dr. Sumit Bhatti MD

i sometimes have difficulty swallowing...it is painful when this happens, it occurs when the food i am eating gets approx level with the distal end of my sternum and causes me to hiccup , drinking ... View answer

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Dr. Anshul Varshney MD

I am having problems in swallowing for the last six months. do I need to worry? ... View answer

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Dr. Ivan Romic MD

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Dr. Krishna Dubey MD

having very difficult swallowing in the throat mostly flem ... View answer

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Dr. Chobufo Ditah MD

I cant swallow anything. It feels like it is stuck in my throat , then I HIC UP AND THROW UP; iT STARTED AT DINNER LAST NIGHT, FINALLY ABOUT 2AM THE DISCOMFORT QUIT AND I SLEPT FOR 2 HOURS. nOW I JUST ... View answer

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Dr. Rakesh Sharma MD

I ve been to the ER 5 times for difficulty swallowing. Every time I eat something it feels like something is in my throat, I have anxiety disorder so I tend to dwell on the fact that I feel like something ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakesh Sharma ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

Hi, for the last month I have had trouble swallowing, i have been to an ent specialist who said ... throat on and off. What can I do. Should i take antihistamines as well ... View answer

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Dr. Matt Wachsman MD

I ate a piece of apple a couple of days ago. It felt like it was sticking in my throat, on the side. Less than a minute later, I vomited. Last night, the same thing happened with a grape....I ve always been able to eat... View answer

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Dr. Sreenivas MD

it is hard for me to swallow but i can eat and drink anything. just feel like something is stuck ... u please help me figure out what it might be . ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sreenivas ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Deepti Singh MD

and that day i didt eat as i was unable to swallow i also got fever, then a lump like sensation comes and also ... but to speak i fear as it cause pain. ENT doc examined vocal cord and said that it is red... View answer

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Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Ravi Soni MD

hi, if there is no pain and swelling then it will improve on its own .. if it is causing a problem in swallowing then visit a ENT specialist. thnx

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

Hi. Have a plenty of oral fluids. Avoid antiallergic tablets or syrups as they cause more dryness. Go for a liquid diet. If associated other symptoms of pain/ fever consult an ENT Specialist.

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

Yes you should consult gastroenterologist and get done upper GI scopy to rule out esophageal pathology as esophageal stricture or mass or polyps can cause difficulty in swallowing. Please hit thanks.