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hardware shifting/throat

nae919nnae919 Posts: 12
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:57 AM in Recovering from Surgery
Hi, i am 7 days after ACDF surgery on C6-7. Have had some pain, diffuculty swallowing. Today twice, not doing much but felt I had to cough since something was in my throat. Coughing made it feel more closed, quickly got some water. Put the neck brace back on. I am disturbed by the feeling something is in my throat? Could the hardware have shifted a little? It was disturbing enough that I was going to the ER if it persisted.

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