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Swalloing pills: If the pill is not long-acting or extended release, you can crush the pill & dissolve in juice or pudding. As last resort, talk to your doctor about p ... Read More

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Dr. James Donley
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No: Probably not, but why swallow it?
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Dr. John Berryman
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Swallowing problem ?: See a pediatrician for testing to see if this is a true abnormality or just a feeding problem which could be treated easily.
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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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See below: The two are not linked.
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Dr. Brent Galloway
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Swallowing air: Swallowing air can be a common manifestation of anxiety. A lot of times this will cause excessive hiccups. Do your best to go through relaxation techn ... Read More
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Dr. Leonard Reeves
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Get it checked out: My concern is that the sensation is lasting. This could be a number of things from esophageal spasms to a blockage. This needs to be investigated. ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Sore throat pain med: It is important to treat strep throats with antibiotics, and complete the entire course prescribed. Once the antibiotic is started, the pain usually i ... Read More
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Dr. Vladimir Zuzukin
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"dysphagia": First make sure your thyroid level is in normal range. Then get it checked out with either a 'swallow study' done by radiology or an ENT to scope you ... Read More
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Dr. William Coutts ii
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Magnesium: You may be magnesium deficient. Magnesium is critical for proper nerve & muscle function. Nexium (esomeprazole) depletes body stores of magnesiu ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Can: I am not a surgeon, but any surgery can have side effects- some short term, some permanent. I would consider getting a couple opinions before having ... Read More
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