Weird feeling in the throat from lots of water?

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FaithfulJewe...

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Posted: 01 Mar 2013, 16:02
I get a weird sort of "something stuck" feeling at the back of my mouth/throat area (about where the uvula base is) when I drink more than 1 litre of pure water.

The same goes for more than 2 cups of Green tea.

It's not painful or anything, just wondering if anyone has experienced the same or knows how to fix it?

Thanks <3

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NCNOLE

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Posted: 01 Mar 2013, 17:52
Are you drinking the 1 liter all at once? You could have reflux or a hiatal hernia or any number of things, or nothing. If your concerned, ask your doctor or dentist.
Sheonamcc

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Posted: 02 Mar 2013, 07:36
How strange...I've never felt anything like that before. Last week I drank 1.5 litres all at once (for medical reasons) and although I felt rather sick after drinking so much, I didn't get the kind of feeling you're describing. Perhaps it might be best to visit your doctor?

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Hoser

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Posted: 02 Mar 2013, 07:50
Do you have any issues with acid reflux? That would be my first guess.
blueniamh

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Posted: 02 Mar 2013, 09:36
^ I would second that one. I get acid reflux and sometimes have the same feeling you're describing. Medication can reduce the amount of acid you're body produces if it's that.
FaithfulJewe...

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Posted: 03 Mar 2013, 09:59
Thanks for the replies and apologies for the delay in responding!

I have no issues with acid reflux, as far as I have ever experienced. Maybe once in 6 months I have to take an antacid, but other than that, nothing.

The drinks are staggered throughout the day, with maybe 500ml being drunk in 1 go (to finish a cup of tea to be given another, for example) but nothing more than that.

Only ever had it happen with pure water and green tea - never dilute squash or anything else.

I need to go to my doctor soon about something but usually their comments are "don't worry about it" -.-

Starting weight (27.02.13) : 116.8kg/258lbs
1st Goal Weight (19.06.13) : 100kg/220lbs
2nd Goal Weight (30.10.13) : 85kg/187lbs
Final Goal Weight (26.02.14) : 75kg/165lbs

Current Weight (13.03.13) : 114.1kg/252lbs
Total left to lose: 39.1kg/87lbs



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