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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Many problems: Swallowing problems can be due to many reasons. Some of the most common are brain diseases and problems in the throat or esophagus. Evaluation is n ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Be seen: There are many causes of difficulty swallowing. You need to be seen for an exam and diagnosis. A common cause of trouble swallowing is an esophageal ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Abilify (aripiprazole): More likely it is the abilify, (aripiprazole) & it is dose-dependent. Consult with your doctor for suggestions re. Alternatives if feasible.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Casey
43 years experience in Neurosurgery
Possibly: The concept of stenosis implies thickening of the bone surrounding the spinal cord. However, oftentimes, there is addtional bone growth on the disc sp ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Possible: Depends on where the nodules are located, they could cause slight problem swallowing. You should follow them closely with ultrasounds to make sure the ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Howe Fuller
55 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Someone needs to che: Someone needs to check your serum calcium right away if surgery done very recently. If remote then a serum TSH to check the status of your thyroid fu ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Search for cause: The term "cerebral atrophy" is generic and does not explain why your dad is impaired. You truly need to have a full neurological evaluation, as the sy ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John McClay
30 years experience in Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: The bacteria or virus that affect your sinuses could affect your throat. Also, your nose produces a liter of post-nasal drainage a day in its attempts ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Difficulty swallowin: You may have an anatomical issue here. You may need some imaging studies to be done. I would go to the University Hospital in Warsaw and see the ENT d ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sounds like you: Might benefit from a videofluoroscopic swallowing study. Your swallow issues may not have anything to do with an anatomic issue of your throat or eso ... Read More

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