Swish some cooking oil in your mouth for twenty minutes. One tea spoon. Three times a day before meals. Keep it constantly swishing.
After one round, it cleared up my throat and I could swallow easier.
Here, read this. I can't explain it why... but oil swishing is a miracle and you won't believe what it can do, or why. http://loaves-n-fishes.com/oilswish.htm