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A 29-year-old female asked about a male:

Very difficult to feed my 2 year old boy..when i give solid meal he swallows instead of chewing. i need to give lot of toys of his interest to feed a single mouth full.he drinks milk.but refusing 3 main meal.what to do?

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Is this new?: Is this new? Has he always had this problem? Has he been sick? Has he had a gagging or choking episode? If so, this may make him fearful of eating. It sounds like he needs a swallowing and chewing evaluation by a specialist who can review those answers, examine him, and observe him eat. Please start with his pediatrician.

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Last updated Jul 16, 2020

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