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38 Possible Causes for Choking, Regurgitation of Undigested Food

  • Zenker Diverticulum

    It can cause you to choke, and it can cause food to enter the wrong pipe, leading to pneumonia or death.[ucirvinehealth.org] Symptoms include difficulties in swallowing, bad breath, and regurgitation of undigested food.[patientslikeme.com] […] of undigested food.[netdoctor.co.uk]

  • Esophageal Achalasia

    […] can include: Difficulty swallowing food, a condition called dysphagia Food or liquid flowing back up into the throat, or regurgitation Waking up at night from coughing or choking[choc.org] Symptoms are slowly progressive dysphagia , usually to both liquids and solids, and regurgitation of undigested food.[msdmanuals.com] The major symptoms of esophageal achalasia are dysphagia, chest pain, and regurgitation of undigested food.[clinicaltrials.gov]

  • Lower Esophageal Ring

    You choke, rather than gag, when food goes down the trachea, a problem with a ready antidote: the Heimlich maneuver. But you can’t Heimlich something in your food tube.[texasmonthly.com] This condition can cause complete blockage of the esophagus and therefore food impaction. Patients will need to regurgitate the undigested foods to feel better.[memorialhermann.org] Benign esophageal stricture causes difficulties in swallowing food, saliva or liquids and increases the risk of choking.[medlicker.com]

  • Diverticula Esophageal

    […] swallowing Location of Zenker's diverticulum Between cricopharyngeus (UES) and thyropharyngeus portion of inferior pharyngeal constrictors SSx of Zenker's diverticulum Dysphagia, choking[quizlet.com] People also experience: Choking feelings A feeling of mucous collecting in the throat Hoarse speech Bad breath Tests for Diagnosing Zenker’s Diverticulum Experts don’t know[upmc.com] Recommend that the patient sleep with the head elevated (using pillows or bed blocks) to reduce esophageal reflux and nocturnal choking.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    Our two patients had occasional choking and aspiration episodes at eating and endoscope did not pass through at the level of the upper esophagus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is often accompanied by regurgitation of undigested food and saliva minutes or even hours after the meal. Regurgitation can occur at night.[explainmedicine.com] […] or fear of choking and delayed swallowing of food localized at the cricoid area of the neck.[nejm.org]

  • Hypersalivation

    The hypersalivation is more at night and may cause choking. Other Causes of Hypersalivation in Parkinson’s Other medicines such as pilocarpine and nitrazepam.[pdring.com] 5 Other symptoms include; inability to swallow oral secretions, throat pain, odynophagia, hypersalivation , retrosternal fullness and regurgitation of undigested food. d)[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] In total the situation was interpreted more as a problem related to a feeling of choking (with food or fluid) in the sense of a functional dysphagia rather than as a swallowing[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophageal Spasm

    Normally, when people choke, they cannot cough, talk or breathe.[the-triton.com] […] of undigested food, or recurrent aspiration pneumonias. 3-5 Because symptoms are caused by incomplete relaxation of the LES, these patients usually have a marked clinical[appliedradiology.com] Typical symptoms include sensations of choking or trouble swallowing and chest discomfort. How is diffuse esophageal spasm diagnosed?[capitolgi.com]

  • Esophageal Disease

    […] achalasia include: Difficulty swallowing Pressure in the chest after eating Backing up of undigested food and fluid (regurgitation) sometimes hours after eating Coughing or choking[ctsurgerypatients.org] Symptoms are sometimes quite subtle, and can range from regurgitation of undigested food, difficulty swallowing, aspiration, or recurrent pneumonias.[massgeneral.org] In addition, saliva can accumulate in the upper pouch since it cannot drain into the stomach, causing the child to choke.[mottchildren.org]

  • Dyspepsia

    […] breastbone typically 1 to 4 hours after eating; a sour or bitter taste in the mouth; regurgitation of food; chest pain; excessive burping; a hoarse, sore throat; coughing or choking[pharmacytimes.com] Sometimes nocturnal regurgitation of undigested food Chest discomfort Barium swallow Esophageal manometry Endoscopy Cancer (eg, esophageal , gastric ) Chronic, vague discomfort[merckmanuals.com] Dyspepsia Cause Suggestive Findings Diagnostic Approach Achalasia Slowly progressive dysphagia Early satiety, nausea, vomiting, bloating, and symptoms that are worsened by food[merckmanuals.com]

  • Neoplasm of the Esophagus

    This can cause symptoms of choking, gagging, and coughing while swallowing.[everydayhealth.com] Symptoms are sometimes quite subtle, and can range from regurgitation of undigested food, difficulty swallowing, aspiration, or recurrent pneumonias.[massgeneral.org] As your cancer progresses, you may experience: unintentional weight loss indigestion heartburn pain or difficulty when swallowing frequent choking while eating vomiting food[healthline.com]

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