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6 year old terrified of choking

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Notsoblonde Tue 16-Jun-15 19:07:43

DD2 who is 6 choked on a sweet last week whilst at her friends house, she was fine afterwards but since yesterday has been scared to eat incase she chokes, she will take a small piece of food and hold it in her mouth till it is just a watery mess then gets very upset and ends up having to spit it out, its awful to see her getting so upset. I have spoken to her and she just says its really tight in her throat. She seems fine otherwise and is not ill or anything, but she has been worrying about a little boy in her class who has been calling her a name and thats getting to her a bit. I think I will take her to GP tomorrow to see if there is a physical reason but apart from that I wondered if anyone has any experience of this?

I am trying to not make it an issue for her.

Notsoblonde Wed 17-Jun-15 07:51:26

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iloveport Thu 18-Jun-15 19:45:44

No experience of this but quite concerning.I think visiting GP is a very good start.

Strawberrybubblegum Fri 19-Jun-15 09:34:14

Poor little mite. Feeling that her throat is tight sounds like anxiety. Hope she feels better soon. flowers

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