Choking On Food, Food Getting Stuck (Swallowing), Hoarse Voice And Loss Of Voice

Reviewed on 12/14/2020

Choking on food is a medical emergency that requires immediate efforts to clear the airways. Trouble swallowing can be related to goiter or conditions affecting the esophagus. A hoarse voice is often be related to sore throat or reflux disease. If you are experiencing these or any other concerning symptoms, seek the advice of your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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