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Difficulty Swallowing Ms
Tracheomalacia: Tracheomalacia (from trachea and Greek ???????, softening) is a condition characterized by flaccidity of the tracheal support cartilage which leads to tracheal collapse especially when increased airflow is demanded. The trachea normally dilates slightly during inspiration and narrows slightly during expiration. These processes are exaggerated in tracheomalacia, leading to airway collapse . REwiki ...Read more
Very unlikely: If this is your sole problem, the cause is NOT MS, and you need to search for other reasons. But, if you have MS, and it is indeed poorly managed and controlled, you could be worsening and/or suffering a relapse. Would start with a gastroenterologist, but might also involve neurology. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tingling, numbness, & cramping in hands, arms, legs, feet. Difficulty swallowing. Problems with speaking, slurring words. Do I have ms?
Diagnosis: It is necessary to gather some more information regarding your sleep patterns, your family history, some risk factors like smoking, and it is best to visit with a neurologist, primary care doctor or even ENT to begin evaluating these symptoms. Although ms may explain some symptoms, it is not necessarily so. ...Read more
COMMON=Bowel problem: Ms (multiple sclerosis) can cause 'swallowing' or bowel problems. Other major symptoms of established MS include weakness, paralysis, tingling or numbness of the limbs, loss of vision from one or both eyes, double vision, imbalance, incoordination, slurred speech, impaired bladder control, chronic pain, and profound fatigue. It is best to see MS (neurological) specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have MS and on Methadone. I have problems swallowing and some feels it like it got down wrong pipe. Will it be reabsorbed I hope. Didnt Gag ?
No, but you probably: didn't aspirate, or you would likely be coughing like crazy. Opioids can suppress gag reflex somewhat, but aspiration of liquids or solids will not be subtle usually. Sometimes, late night aspiration does occur and results in a sore and inflamed throat. Talk to your doctor about your swallowing - speech therapists may be able to help with it. ...Read more
My 11yr olds pediatrician said Kayla is too old to use liquid meds. So to teach her to swallow pills, she wants me to have her swallow m&ms weird?
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