About a year ago i started getting a nocturnal cough, waking up feeling like i was choking 4-5 times a night. I also got small hard balls of phelgm. At the time we had just got a cat. After going to my GP they said it was asthma and kept upping the dose of my inhalers with no success, i tried indigestion remedies, antihistmines and cough syrup everynight but it didn't do anything.We re-homed the cat after 10 months.
It started getting worse, at night or after a glass of wine it felt like my throat just wouldn't swallow. 5 Months ago was a switching point for my throat and i have hardly eaten anything in that time, i've lost 35lbs. My thoat feels like it won't accept the food, the only thing i eat is sponge cake dipped in coffee, the only thing i drink is things that are milk consistency. When eating the sponge i have to swallow with the amount of energy it takes to swallow a large tablet. My saliva is very thick all the time and i have the feeling of a lump in my throat. I have mucous in my stool. They have carried out an endoscopy and a barium swallow, they were normal. My doctor gave me omeprazole, he said it was just in case a little bit of acid comes up at night but it didn't help.
Every cold i have turns into a sinus infection (which i have never had before) and i got an ear infection, which the next day burst the drum without having had a cold beforehand.
I'm desperate for the answers, there is no joy in life.