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My father (age 65) experiencing heavy saliva in throat after eating and clicking sound swallowing anything without any pain since 15 days consulted ent specialist conducted xray test found nothing then doctor said nothing to worry about it happens in old age and even if the sound didn't go no problem it is not threatening and then prescribed (1) cadila vitamin d3 calcium citrate malate tablet 30 tablets × 30 days (2) rexidin mouthwash (3) zerodol sp 8 tablets × 3 days so I want to know what is this? I didn't clearly understand what the doctor said please explain why this clicking sound only he can hear this sound when it'll go? Please reply?

2 Doctors Answered
There was no clear cut reason be conciouus.
Dear lybrate-user, at your fathers age excessive saliva in throat after eating is normal. Asfar as the clicking sound is concerned had it been associated with pain there could be cause for alarm. The treating doctor has just given you calcium supplements which every aged individual requires and an antiseptic mouthwash. Why zerodol sp an analgesic is beyond my comprehension. Otherwise everything is fine and no need to worry.
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