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Swallowing Difficulty

The medicine or supplement you took recently can be irritating to the throat and esophagus, if you don't swallow enough water to rinse your throat well when you take your pills. If your swallowing is caused by this problem, your condition is named pill esophagitis. Consider this when you discuss your symptoms with your doctor.

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I am over 50, or I smoke.

I am under 50 and I am a non-smoker.

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