The Throat Feels Lumpy And Hard To Swallow After Eating In A Hurry?
, so I just finished eating cake while drinking with a little hurry. In the middle of the meal I was a little bit stuck in my throat but it can still be overcome without choking. But after finishing eating, I felt something was wrong in my throat. It’s like a lump and it’s hard to swallow. I wonder why? Do I have to take it to the medical?
Thank you for the question.
The habit of eating and drinking in a hurry is indeed a high risk of causing some of the food or drinks you consume to enter and irritate the digestive tract (aspiration, choking). This condition, if mild, may only cause complaints that are not too annoying, including in the form of itching, pain, phlegm, lumps, until it is difficult to swallow in the throat as you experience. Frequently, as long as this condition is handled properly, and there are no other dangerous complaints, for example tightness, vomiting, hot neck or chest such as burning, palpitations, pale blueness, excessive sweating, fatigue, suffocation, etc., this condition can improve in a short amount of time. As a first step, you try to do the following trick first:
Drink more warm water Eat foods that are easy to swallow, soft, not sticky Limit first consumption of foods and beverages cold, greasy, and excessive artificial sweetness Eat small portions but often, done slowly, not in a hurry Avoid eating habits while talking, walking , lie down Don't panic or worry Get enough rest Stay away from alcohol and do not carelessly take any medication without doctor's advice. Sensation of lumps and difficulty swallowing in your throat can indicate an inflammation in the throat or airway and digestion underneath. This inflammation, in addition to being triggered by aspiration, can also occur due to allergies, irritations, infections, gastric acid reflux, drug side effects, obesity, hormonal effects, stress, dry throat, malignancy, immune disorders, and so on.
If with the above efforts your complaint does not improve within 1-2 days, do not tuna go to your doctor directly or see an internist. By physical examination, X-ray, ultrasound, even endoscopy, often the doctor can decide the best treatment steps if there really is a dangerous condition.
I hope this helps.