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Hot Sauce Weirdness

Hello,
I am 30 years old, fit, and healthy.  Approximately 5 months ago I had a physical which was comprised of various blood work which resulted in no abnormalities.  However, recently while having brunch with a group of friends, I had a strange experience.  I was eating egg whites and potatoes doused with Cholula hot sauce.  For the record, I am no stranger to hot sauce. I use it almost daily.  I’m also frequently eat Mexican food.  While I was eating, I experienced a strange sensation in my throat.  I began to cough and found it difficult to breath through my mouth.  I attempted to drink some water and breath through my nose.  My attempts at breathing sounded like wheezing.  After a few seconds, I was able to breath normally again.  Later that day, I went to the gym and experienced no difference in my condition.  For dinner, I had Mexican food with Cholula simply to see what would happen.  I didn’t experience anything strange.  One symptom I did experience was an almost burning sensation in my throat.  Is this an isolated occurrence or should I be worried?  I also feel it’s important to note that in my 30 years of life I’ve never experienced asthmatic symptoms or been diagnosed as having Asthma or Acid Reflux.
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Look, you can cough and choke for a minute drinking water.  Most likely you swallowed too fast without thoroughly chewing or your throat just tightened up for a moment.  Now, you probably noticed the burning sensation for one of two reasons:  one, you haven't been noticing that hot sauce or eating peppers does this because you like them and don't pay attention, or two, your throat was still a bit irritated from the earlier coughing.  Wouldn't worry about it unless it starts happening a lot, in which case, you might look to changing your eating habits.
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