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Food lodges in larynx leading to violent coughing and sometimes

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Food lodges in larynx leading to violent coughing and sometimes sneezing until it is clear
I have seen in Boericke a remedy for this but can't find it again. I'm not a doctor but have used homeopathy for many years with good results. the homeo. doc I had is dead.
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Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Ken replied 2 years ago.
Hello,I am Dr Ken and I will be helping you today.Were any investigations obtained to look for the cause? Do you have any diagnosed medical condition?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No I done think it is serious enough to go to the GP in these times when they are overlooked

Expert:  Ken replied 2 years ago.
Coughing after having food indicates that the epiglottis {flap which closes air way when you swallow} is not working optimally. This needs to be evaluated. The cause can be varied - Inflammation, infection, some mass, neurological cause, diabetes.If you were my close friend or relative - I would get you evaluated {ENT is preferred} along with few investigations like blood tests/ scopy would give us more answers.Wish you well.Best
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I have seen in Boericke a remedy for this problem but cannot find it again

I prefer to stay with Homeopathy with which I have had great help with more serious problems other the years, sadly there in no homeo. anywhere near me now. the man who greatly helped me is dead.

Expert:  Ken replied 2 years ago.
I am sorry that I was of no help.
I will opt out so that some other expert can help you better.