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Will I be alright since I swallowed a small piece of hard candy "down the wrong pipe?"

The terrible habit of sucking on a piece of hard candy while lying down before I went to sleep ended last night. I woke up and must have inhaled it or it must have gone "down the wrong pipe." My airway is clear, but I am wheezing a little. I can eat normally, but I still feel something strange in that area.

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I had that at school and the nurse did the himlach manover on me. Have someone do that and drink a lot of water. Sorry about the spelling

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You only have one wind pipe and it's called your (esophagus) Food, and drink and candy only have ONE way down. Don't suck on hard candy in bed laying down anymore. Not a good idea.

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Theres also a trachea which we breathe through and it is connected to the esophagus near the mouth. It is quite possible, if you arent being careful, to inhale food or saliva. Which is one reason NOT to talk or laugh while eating.
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Youd either have asphyxiated or be coughing hard if there was a solid substance in there. Most likely you inhaled some saliva/bile which irritated your lungs. Sucking hard candy while going to sleep is monumentally stupid. One day you wont wake up.

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Thank you everyone for your answers. I KNOW IT IS STUPID TO DO WHAT I DID, AND THAT'S WHY I WROTE THAT I AM DONE DOING THAT FOR SURE!!!
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