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I have difficulty swallowing solid foods what could it be can't see any lumps on.My neck?

I have difficulty swallowing solid foods what could it be can't see any lumps on.My neck?

Swallowing : Many problems of esophagus can have this affect. You should be seen by an ENT doctor soon to make sure it is not something more serious. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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After head and neck cancer treatment, how long will it be before I can eat solid food again?

After head and neck cancer treatment, how long will it be before I can eat solid food again?

Depends type of surg: Depends on the type and extent of surgery, like thyroid, or parotid gland cancer will be eating by next day, on the other hand jaw, or tongue, or voice box is removed, takes wks to heal and swelling to subside and will able to eat solid foods. ...Read more

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Is it necessary or better to give toddler after 12 month a toddler formula milk. If he doesn't have difficulty or picky from eating solid food.?

Is it necessary or better to give toddler after 12 month a toddler formula milk. If he doesn't have difficulty or picky from eating solid food.?

Limit whole milk +: milk products to 16-21 oz./day; give milk in an open-mouth cup with meals. Juice is not needed. Don't allow him to sip off & on ad-lib from a bottle or Sippy cup, Wean from bottle as close to a year as possible. Brush his teeth after he eats & before he sleeps. His 1st visit to a pediatric dentist should be at a year. He can self-feed with a spoon at 15 mos. Other "milks" don't have calcium. ...Read more

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Eating a Vegan Diet (Checklist)

Ask your doctor if the diet is appropriate for you
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See a nutritionist to ensure that you are eating a balanced diet
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See your doctor to ensure that you are getting micronutrients
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Is It Normal To Feel Slight Pain And Have Difficulty Swallowing Solids A Day Or So After Having Choked On Food?

Is It Normal To Feel Slight Pain And Have Difficulty Swallowing Solids A Day Or So After Having Choked On Food?

Could be.: There could be residual inflammation in the esophagus or throat from the choking episode. That being said, if you're not better in another day or two you need to see a local doctor to make sure the choking episode didn't cause anything more long lasting down there. ...Read more

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I have difficulty swallowing solid foods what could it be can't see any lumps on.My neck?

Swallowing : Many problems of esophagus can have this affect. You should be seen by an ENT doctor soon to make sure it is not something more serious. ...Read more

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Eating an Organic Diet (Checklist)

Read labels
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Stay away from conventionally grown food of which you don't know the source
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Research the "dirty dozen" fruits and only buy them if they are organic
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Eat grass-fed meats
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My husband is 50 yrs he has a difficulty to swallow the food sometimes feeling that cant breath when eating solid food what can he do&what causes that?

My husband is 50 yrs he has a difficulty to swallow the food sometimes feeling that cant breath when eating solid food what can he do&what causes that?

He needs: to have upper GI endoscopy by a Board Certified Gastroenterologist to r/o strictures and GERD! Both these disorders can result in the symptoms which plague your husband Hope this helps Good Luck! Dr Z ...Read more

Dr. John Comisi
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Difficulty Swallowing (Definition)

Difficulty with swallowing is the sensation that food is stuck in the throat, or from the neck down to just above the abdomen ...Read more