Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Includes Expert Content
    choking when I eat
    avatar
    An_247258 posted:
    Does anyone feel like choking when you eat? Well Ive been struggling with this issues that comes & goes away (a whole cycle) I cant eat anything specially when Im home alone eating - Idk what else to do anymore & I dont wanna take meds for this ..
    Reply
     
    avatar
    paralyzed responded:
    me. I do this too sometimes. it feels like a ball in my throat and it chokes me and then it will pass--but sometimes takes a while
     
    avatar
    Patricia Farrell, PhD responded:
    I don't know what it might be and I would suggest you talk to your doctor about it. May be that you are not producing enough saliva, but I'm not an MD and you really do need the opinion of your PCP.#next_pages_container { width: 5px; hight: 5px; position: absolute; top: -100px; left: -100px; z-index: 2147483647 !important; }
     
    avatar
    sickofsick52 replied to Patricia Farrell, PhD's response:
    may be acid reflux, it caues more than people know. You start w/burning throat. Then the mac truck on you're chest. Then I laid down one night my stomach felt torched. Every tiny spot that can be considered my back was in unbearable pain, felt like forever. Then I'd have my head in the trash can. This happened a few times a month but w/out the burning. Then I had serious pain under the left rib, then the right. Dr discussed it w/other drs but they had no clue. When the right side started it came with the heartburn pain so I told the dr it was heartburn. If you start feeling bloated after a little food or drink, thats a non emptying stomach. Get to the dr right away or you get where you can't eat or expel anything. I got it from depression etc. We have the same chemicals in our stomach as our brain. Thats where the saying a gut feeling came from. So my stomach is a total mess. Sometimes I start to choke and I'm not even eating or drinking. It's very werid.


    Featuring Experts

    Reid Wilson, PhD is an international expert in the treatment of anxiety disorders, with books translated into nine languages. He is author of Don...More

    Helpful Tips

    Exercise you can doExpert
    Exercise is one of the most beneficial self-help techniques we know of today and more and more research is indicating its usefulness in ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    62 of 82 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.