questions about hard mucous and endoscopy
So as I posted earlier, I've been having weird symptoms(mild heartburn, on and off sore throat, weird sensation in throat like it is fluttering followed by a lot or burping). Something new has happened today. I felt like there was some phlegm in my throat. When I coughed it up... it appeared to look like hard mucous (like an actual booger with a bit of blood). I was shocked. This never happened to me before so I'm a bit worried. How does a booger end up in my throat when I never swallowed it? I was tested negative for H. Pylori.
Also, I am getting an endoscopy next week. Do I need to be sedated? Or can I just have the numbing solution in my throat? I'm not comfortable with being sedated. I don't like how it makes me feel (I've been sedated before and it made me feel lethargic and kind of depressed a bit after).