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What if you swallow a pill down the wrong pipe

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Dr.   Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh MD

Yes, I swallowed my nightlu pills and one ofmthem went down the wrong pipe, i cant st,op coughing, my chest hurts very much, what should I do? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta MD

while I was eating. What do you suggest? ...Hi.I always thought the saying An apple a day will keep the doctor away . However, I swallowed ... View answer

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Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

i was taking my pills this morning and am not sure if one went down the wrong track? Should I go to emergency care? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Grzegorz Stanko MD

Can you accidentally swallowed noodles (Vietnamese noodles) down into lungs if you are talking and feeling a lil gag.. Can they slip down? Without coughing or would you know? They... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Grzegorz Stanko ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Naveen Kumar MD

Im hoarse after swallowing down the wrong pipe and also keep coughing. The veggie pattie I was chewing I'm came out. But now I'm super hoarse. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar ( ENT Specialist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Rajeshkant Saihgal MD

What do I do if I accidentally swallowed a piece of food (beef jerky) and it went down the wrong pipe I don t really think it s causing breathing problems but it s discomforting I am 14... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rajeshkant Saihgal ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  M. Vamsi Krishna MD

and it felt like it went down the wrong pipe. I coughed, it seemed to clear, but i have a feeling in the back right side. What should I do? I am nervous that I may have aspirated. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. M. Vamsi Krishna ( Diabetologist)
Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

like I swallow down the wrong pipe everyday, even if it s my own saliva. Any suggestions? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Balaji Pillai MD

Hi, I swallowed the pill, size of small peanut and it is hard i think it went into the wrong pipe, i dont have any breathing,eating or talking problem. What is the remedies to get rid of... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Balaji Pillai ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Sriram Nathan MD

My 66 year old husband has had two incidents while eating where the food goes down the wrong pipe. He starts to gag, cannot swallow , and starts to throw up, and continued to spit saliva . He... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sriram Nathan ( ENT Specialist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Rakesh Sharma MD

No you will be coughing in doing that , till the pill come out.

Dr. Ganesh MD

it cold be aspiration what you are trying to tell, if you are symptomatic you need to get a x-ray chest done to see the status of lung, an antibiotic might given to prevent infections. good luck.

Dr. Kathy Robinson MD

Hello and thank you for your question She needs to be evaluated by a gastroenterologist. There is something wrong with her swallowing that is causing her to have water go down into her trachea.