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Bellevue, NE
A 45-year-old female asked:

Lately i seem to have difficulty swallowing larger pills (like fish oil). it feels like it gets stuck in my throat and drinking more water won't help.

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Dysphagia: Dysphagia is distinguished as "transfer dysphagia" (problem moving food from mouth to top of esophagus) versus "transit dysphagia" (problem getting food down esophagus & into stomach). Motility disorders, strictures, ulceration (pill-associated, viral), tumors, etc must all be ruled out.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016


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