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Problems with Throat

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Old 12-20-2006, 06:02 AM   #1
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Unhappy Problems with Throat

Hi all,
Hope someone can help me out with this. I have been having more recent problems with swallowing food. It will get stuck in my throat and I will usually have to take a drink to wash it down. Sometimes, its very hard to push it down with the drink.
Also, recently Ive been having like a mucus ball in my throat. I keep clearing it but it wont go away. Should I be extremely worried? I'm 26, I use to smoke, but havent in a few years. And never was a really heavy smoker. Help!
Suggestions? These problems are starting to annoy the heck outta me. LOL.

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Old 12-20-2006, 06:15 AM   #2
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Re: Problems with Throat

What you have is called dysphagia. It can be caused by many things, from relatively minor to very serious. Please see a doctor.

Old 12-20-2006, 06:52 AM   #3
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Re: Problems with Throat

thanks, im gonna try and set up an appt with my ent doc who took my tonsils out yrs ago.
thanks again.

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