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I have a piece of meat stuck in my throat

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I have a piece of meat stuck in my throat
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 5 years ago.

Since when is it stuck?
How big is it?
What are the treatment done?

Dr. Arun
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Since last note,piece of steak haven't done nothing but try drinking water to push it threw but wont go
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 5 years ago.

You may gargle with diluted vinegar. Than eat cooked rice, apple or hard bread which may push it down. Ideally it should be examined by a doctor, as this has been stuck since night as this can infect and cause sores in throat. There is also a possibility of a diverticulum in the throat where food can lodge. Examination by a doctor would be able to look for the possibility.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

Dr. Arun