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Experience:  Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years
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I have been having a lot of problems getting food stuck in

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I have been having a lot of problems getting food stuck in my throat. It started over a year ago but has hot worse last few weeks. If I drink it usually makes good come up with a lot of mucus. It isn't painful but it is scary if it happens at a restaurant and I have to go to restroom .
JA: How severe is this?
Customer: How do you mean
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have just been diagnosed with high blood pressure. It isn't painful and it doesn't happen all the time but when I worry it is going to happen it does
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

This is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

how old are you?

you should see a GI doctor and get an upper endoscopy scope procedure to look down your esophagus.

you could be having webs or scar tissue in your esophagus which can block food in your esophagus from going down.