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Posted by: No small matter | 2005/01/04

throat

Cannot swallow properly, feels constantly thick. Seen doctors and specialist. Diagnosis heartburn. Received medication for past 6 weeks already. No improvement. Scan was also done.

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NSM, gastro-oesophageal reflux (acid moving up into the oesophagus) may cause swelling of the throat and this may off course result in the thick feeling in your throat. It might also be something pressing from the outside like your thyroid, or just something like a post nasal drip due to allergies or an infection. The problem is that I can’t tell you what the problem is without examining you first. The best would be to see an ENT specialist and have it sorted out. Good luck.

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