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It feels like I have something in my throat. I can swallow

Customer Question

Hi it feels like I have something in my throat. I can swallow ok
JA: How severe is this?
Customer: Not severe
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No not really I often feel like I have a swllowed something small in my sleep
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

Hello,
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.
Since when are you having this issue?
Do you have any other symptom? pain or past illness?
Did you have any test?
Did you consult doctor or take any measure?

Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

Hello again,
I was waiting for your reply.

I am sorry for your symptoms.
Swallowing something like hard object is unusual in sleep.
Usually mucus or saliva is swallowed during sleep.
The feeling can be from a few other possibilities.
There can be an inflammation, infection.
Reflux of acid during sleep can cause such feeling.
You can try taking more water or liquid.
You can do warm salt water gargling.
Antacid liquid can be tried.
If you do not feel improvement with those measures, I would suggest to take an examination by doctor.
A scope can be taken.
I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
Wish your early recovery.
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Regards.