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Swallowing issues must be checked

July 30, 2013
Dr. Jim Surrell - Special to the Journal ( , The Mining Journal

We have all had the experience of getting something "stuck in our throat." This is actually a fairly common experience and is usually not a serious problem. Most of the time the food that has been stuck moves on down your esophagus (muscular food tube) and goes into your stomach. However, if any swallowing difficulty is happening to a person fairly often, or is happening more and more frequently, it needs to be assessed by a medical professional without delay.



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