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how does difficulty swallowing affect chemical pneumonitis

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, you could.: If you are finished with your antibiotics for your pneumonia, you could certainly have a new bacterial infection. Your symptoms are also consistent wi ... Read More
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Possibly: You didn't mention whether you have fever or chills along with this. However your clinical history & medications warrants you calling your doctor ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Swallow: You may be at the onset of a viral or bacterial illness or experiencing silent acid reflux.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Techique: Place the pill on your tongue. Place a large bolus of water in your mouth. Pill is inside the water. Should be easily swallowed.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
ENT: I would start by seeing an ENT specialist for an evaluation.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
42 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dysphagia: Dysphagia is the term for difficulty swallowing.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Difficulty swallowin: Difficulty swallowing is complex. One could have decreased saliva which will make the food thick and viscous and harder to swallow. Food or liquids ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Don't panic: There can be lots of reasons for trouble swallowing and they range from simple things like reflux all the way to more concerning problems. Have you s ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Maybe vocal cords: This is a broad question but the vocal cords would be the first thing i would look at. If one has vocal cord (vc) paralysis or a vc lesion, this can ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Cilia dyskinesia: Yes, other symptoms include: Respiratory distress as a newborn. Chronic cough. Pneumonia, bronchitis and other recurring infections. Excess mucus. Di ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: If the tracheotomy is permanent, then yes, the swallowing problem is permanent.

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