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Are There Certain Foods That Can Make My Dysphagia Easier To Handle
Have difficulty swallowing sometimes. Or feels odd to swallow certain things but i never choke and food never gets stuck. Low vit d off 22. Cause?
Maybe not related: 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. ...Read more
Does anyone know where to buy food/liquid thickeners for dysphagia do not contain cornstarch 8oz cannot case?
Trouble swallowing: Many causes, mostly involve the nerves and muscles of the throat. Need a doctor to assess the severity....Complex actions in swallowing, involving tongue, soft palate and throat.Vocal cords have to close too so the food doesn't fall into the airway. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dysphagia comes and goes. I worry about doing the barium test in a good day. Would it show a result if I don't choke or regurgitate food there?
Dysphagia for 8 weeks. Feel as food is getting stuck in chest. Discomfort chest and back. Neg endoscopy 2.5 years ago, I'm 27'. Possible cancer?
Pain swallowing: 8 wks is a long way time...2.5 years ago is also a long time. You definitely need to see your doctor. You could have scar tissue that is tightening down your esophagus. It could also be esophageal spasms...associated with stress. (been there done that). Had my first spell in 5th grade. You are really young to have cancer in that area but you are having symptoms far too long. see doc! ...Read more
My new doctor will soon put me on a feeding tube due to constant dysphagia which is an injury from the botox. How will this nutrition help me?
PEG: A feeding tube is placed percutanously..called a PEG tube (Percutanous Endoscopic Gastrostomy). If he feels this is necessary, which is a pretty big thing by the way, then the Botox has at least temporarily interfered with your ability to swallow solid and liquid foods without taking them into your lungs. People can die from aspiration...the nutrition is to save your life. ...Read more
Do I have gerd? When i eat trigger foods nothing happens i'm normal i only have dysphagia and phlegm. I'm paranoid about this, had for 4 months
No: There are many causes of dysphagia. If you are truely having difficulty swallowing then you should have a swallowing study. Phlegm may be caused by allergies and post nasal drip. You may have 2 different things going on. The first step would be to see your pirmary care doctor and see if you need to see an ear, nose , throat specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
20y old. Nausea after drinking water. dysphagia, globus above sternum produces a stabbing pain. food regurgitation at times. acid in mouth. Gerd?
After meal,I get wet burps & feeling like food stuck in the mid of 2 ribcages.Gas relives.Indigestion.No Dysphagia.Mild nausea.No early fullness.PPI helps but not completely.HB 14+,CBC,Lypse,Amylse,LFT,USG-Normal.Pain in a point of spine.35/M.Ca sym?
Food stuck: Your esophagus may b narrowed down due to scar formation over time from low level chronic information from reflux. You need to b scoped and dilated,if indicated. Go see Board Certified Gastroenterologist. While waiting to b seen, you can take Nexium daily and take various measures to reduce reflux. Look up the topic GERD. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May things: Could be a number of things. You should start with an evaluation by your md who will run some tests to determine what the problem is. ...Read more
Good first step.: Small bites, chew well and drink water. If you are really having this difficulty you should see your primary care physician for evaluation. ...Read more
I have recently started experiencing a pain between my shoulder blades when swallowing hot fluids/food. No other pains/difficulty swallowing ?
Is It Normal To Feel Slight Pain And Have Difficulty Swallowing Solids A Day Or So After Having Choked On Food?
Foods to eat when you have difficulty swallowing, with big tonsils. What would make a good balance?
Need evaluation: If your tonsils are sufficiently large enough to interfere with your swallowing foods, they need evaluation by an ENT doc to see if surgery is indicated. The other concern is that your trouble with swallowing is unrelated to your tonsils and needs further testing. ...Read more
Hv been facing difficulty swallowing normal food..cough which refuses to go..also vomited twice in th last few weeks bt only water both times.Acidity?
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