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Why would i struggle to swallow food when i commence eating a meal?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Difficulty swallowing can have many causes: Dryness of oropharynx/Dehydration, esophageal sphincter problem, scarring in the esophagus due to GERD, a mass, a neurological motility issue, etc. If this is something that occurs multiple times over a month, you should see your Dr for a full workup.

Answered Mar 22, 2022

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