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perhaps my esophagus stretched a tad where the food was?

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I'm unsure as to if this is actually general, but I had choked and nearly suffocated on hot, non-sharp food, and after I had cleared the obstruction in my air way, it felt as if their was an odd lump in the back of my throat. It is slightly painful, and I can distinctly feel it when I swallow and am staring to generally feel it. I suspect that it could either be: a blister, a piece of food, or perhaps my esophagus stretched a tad where the food was lodged (if that is even possible). What is your opinion so that I know what I need to do and what to expect?

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replied July 29th, 2014
General Q and A Answer A48550
Welcome to ehealthforum,
It is difficult to comment on the exact cause for the symptoms that you describe without examining you to rule out presence of any obstruction or injury. Do not ignore your symptoms. visit your doctor/healthcare provider or gastroenterologist or ENT surgeon for thorough examination and evaluation. Further treatment options for symptom relief would be suggested based on your examination findings and evaluation results. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/healthcare provider or gastroenterologist or ENT surgeon and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
Take care.

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