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Can hiatal surgery cause difficulty swallowing

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Very well could be: Is the insomnia and early morning awakenings coming from sharp earaches by any chance? You will need a good examination by your physician who will dec ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
48 years experience Prosthodontics
Dysphagia: Difficulty in swallowing is caused by, lesions in the mouth and pharynx or larynx, neuromuscular disturbances, mechanical obstruction of the oesaphagu ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Infection: Infection of the throat (sore throat) or tonsils. If it persists, go see a doctor.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No exact answer: Unfortunately there is no exact answer to your question. Some people have reflux with acid coming high in the throat (pharynx) causing swallowing dys ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Kaye
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Dystonia is a condition that causes involuntary spasm of certain muscles or groups of muscles. It can involve the muscles used for swallowing, speaki ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexandra Jaquery
13 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Infection in throat: An inflammation in your throat could be causing difficulty swallowing , induced by an infection that could be viral or bacterial. A simple swab test ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Any infection of the throat can lead to swallowing difficulty. Tonsillitis, peritonsillar abscess, nasopharyngeal infections, laryngitis all cause tro ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible virus: Viral illness of the nose and throat can cause strange symptoms at times. By irritating the nasal lining you can get a paradoxical clearing of the nos ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No exact answer : When reflux is severe it can come all the way up to the throat and cause irritation and swallowing difficulties. Long term reflux may cause problems ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Esophagitis: If the swallowing difficulty is in transferring food from mouth to throat or or if it's food sticking in the chest(esophagus) I'M afraid that ppi medi ... Read More

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