Chicken bone splinter in throat

Patient: Hi I just ate some chicken and I think I have a small chicken bone splinter stuck in the back of my throat or tongue because I’m feeling a sharp pain there sometimes when I move my tongue, What do you recommend I do? Thanks.




Doctor: I would suggest that you see a otolaryngologist/ENT doctor for further evaluation. A laryngoscopy may be needed to visua lize the cause to throat pain.


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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