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I have a swallowing problem food stuck and I feel it go down

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I have a swallowing problem food stuck and I feel it go down my to my stomach also bloated stomach and passing wind a lot
Assistant: How long has this been bothering you? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?
Customer: No
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 7 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 7 days ago.

Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you. I am a board-certified consultant with over 30 years of experience.

Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 7 days ago.

We can continue our conversation now through text in this reply forum.
Please provide more information regarding your question so I can help you in detail.

What are your age and gender?

Associated heartburn, nausea, vomiting, chest pain?

Since how long have you been suffering from?

Are you taking any medications?

Alcohol and smoking intake?

Stress and anxiety?

Waiting for your response.
Thanks.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Male 39 have been on lithium tablets stopped a few weeks back no alcohol or smoking no stress or anxiety
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Suffering 2-3 weeks
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 7 days ago.

Nausea, heartburn?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
None
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Had sore throat dry tingling
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 7 days ago.

Cough?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Acid and burping after the swallowing
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 7 days ago.

Please allow me just a few minutes.
I’ll reply you back soon after reviewing it.

Thanks for your cooperation and patience.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Also when I swallow my saliva I feel clicking noise then when I swallow next a sensation of something not closing
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 7 days ago.

Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.

Thanks for all this additional information.

I understand your concern.

Well as you describe, possibly it's post nasal drip and it can be caused due to either sinusitis or Laryngopharyngeal acid reflux( with or without heartburn).

You should do saline gargles and steam inhalation.

Also, do oral betadine rinse.

You should take OTC Claritin and Robitussin DM for cough.

Also, do nasal saline spray.

Hydrate yourself with plenty of liquids.

Take OTC Prilosec empty stomach and OTC Zantac at bedtime.

You should use a humidifier in your room.

Elevate your head while lying down.

Eat a bland diet.

Take OTC Mylanta Gas.

If your symptoms will persist then see your doctor for further evaluation and management.

Let me know if you have any further query so we can discuss it thoroughly in every aspect.

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