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I choked on a piece of steak over a year ago, Heimlich maneuver was done, and it popped out.  Lots of coughing and throats hurt for several days.  More than a year later I have great difficulty swallowing meat, anything solid other that extremely soft foods or liquids.  It feels like my throat has closed up and become smaller.  Any ideas

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Hey gayle have you had issues with acid reflux or GERD? Sometimes you can get a narrowing in your esophagus which can cause This

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No not that I know of. I never have to take tums or feel like acid coming up or have heart burn.
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It may be a good idea to get checked out..... there are certain conditions which can lead to a narrowing of your esophagus, or you esophagus not moving food appropriatly or a webbing membrane which can cause choking especially with foods like steak... also do you have high blood pressure or portal hypertension?
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