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Food.in lungs

I feel whatever I eat is travelling down in two passages .. I have irritation in my throat..after eating some little amount of food is pumped out.i spit a little food out that time .when I puke forcefully I feel like it's from my lungs ..it's been for a past few days ..I feel like this..what is the cause and cure for this ?
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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello, if food particles enter respiratory tract ,it tries maximally to pump it out. Cough is the protective mechanism which helps in coughing out particles .If it fails to come out ,settles in lung leading to aspiration pneumonia.consult ENT specialist once ......
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