For the past 4 months, my son (age 24) gets choked for no reason. He's not eating and he's not drinking anything. He just gets choked and can't breathe. It's that simple. I haven't timed the episodes, but I'd say they last about 30-45 seconds. Any ideas on what may be causing this?
He needs to see a gastrointerologist and schedule and EGD to find the cause. He could be having spasms or reflux but without an EGD and an examination that cannot be determined. An EGD is a simple test where they go down your throat with a camera. I have had it done and believe me its an easy test. You don't eat or drink after midnight and they give you great drugs so you don't remember a thing! Keep us updated!
I'm 19 now, and remember back in elementary school this happened to alot of kids (including myself) and we had no idea what it was. Same exact symptoms. I can't remember for how long though. What i do know is that the school was old. Wish i could help more but hope he gets better.
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