It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Ear, Nose & Throat Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-24-2006, 07:52 AM   #1
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 158
midwestmom HB User
Why do I choke so much when I eat?

Is this something to do with my hiatal hernia? It seems like way too often I have food "going down the wrong pipe" when I eat. It seems like it happens once a day or so. I'm not in a hurry, I'm a very slow eater.

 
Old 08-24-2006, 04:58 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Oak Ridge
Posts: 6,749
mkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB User
Re: Why do I choke so much when I eat?

More than likely. My husband's choking got so bad, before he had is hernia fixed that he had to have assistance to remove trapped food three times. He saw his Gastro doctor had an out patient surgery, where a tube with washers was used to stretch his esphogus out and fixed his hernia. He has not had any trouble eating or swollowing since.. You should see a GI doctor if you haven't already.
Respectfully yours, MG

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
can a bowel choke itself again after surgery with hernia present mudd63 Hernia 1 10-02-2009 09:48 PM
Terrible anxiety with my cough... I feel like I will choke and can't breathe TEdds83 Anxiety 2 09-06-2008 10:52 AM
Why do i choke when im being sick? Katethegr8 Panic Disorders 2 12-06-2007 04:44 AM
new dentures (gagging ) carpcrew Dental Health 4 11-25-2005 03:25 AM
When do you tell a mother she is dying jmurs Death & Dying 8 06-17-2005 05:33 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:36 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!