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Dysphagia Pureed Diet Menu
Generic: It appears that a formal dysphagia diet was made. It is usually followed by a swallow evaluation, either clinical at the bedside or functional in the form of a modified Barium swallow. Based on above specific recommendations are made with regard to food, solid/liquid consistency. ...Read more
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Possible explanation: lump in upper right side of neck, clicks when pushed, not painful. Occasional difficulty swallowing. Weight gain w healthy diet?
How long after a liquid diet can I reintroduce formula and purees to my baby? No real food but Pedialyte since last vomit @ 5 p.m. (14hrs ago)
I had a gastric bypass 2 weeks ago and now i am on the puree diet and since then i have a pain in my shoulder and upper chest and my kidneys plz help?
Not normal.: C.difficile enterocolitis is a possibility. Often peri-operative antibiotics adversely affect the bacterial content of the colon resulting in an overgrowth of a bug called clostridium difficile. This causes inflammationc of the colon lining with resultant severe diarrhea. Stool culture is needed to make confirm the diagnosis. But if diagnostic tests are positive, vancomycin and/or Flagyl is used. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dysphasia.: Dysphagia is reported to occur in 8% to 10% of the general population over the age of 50 years.  however, rates as high as 30% to 40% may be found in patients residing in homes for the aged.   dysphagia can be caused by functional or structural abnormalities of the oral cavity, pharynx, esophagus, or gastric cardias. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends : It largely depends on the reason for the dysphagia (swallowing problem). In most cases of dysphagia that is not related to an esophagus problem, modifying the texture or consistency of the food/liquids, using special head postures or maneuvers, and doing tongue throat exercises are helpful. This is usually prescribed as necessary and treatment is performed by a speech language pathologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
More of a symptom: Dysphagia is more of a symptom than a diagnosis. Specifically, dysphagia is difficulty with swallowing, which can be associated with an extremely large number of medical diagnoses. Many diseases are more common in some racial groups than others because these diseases, like race, is linked to genetics. This is not a disparity but genetic distribution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sorry, it may not...: Common risks include: Difficulty swallowing (68%), Pain (24%), Stomach bloating (14%), Painful swallowing (8%), Hiccups (8%), Nausea (7%), Inability to belch or vomit (6%), Decreased Appetite (4%), Increased belching (2%), Flatulence (2%), Weight loss (2%), Vomiting (1%), Food impaction (1%), others. Ref http://www.surgery.usc.edu/uppergi-general/gastroesophagealrefluxdisease-linx-risksbenefits. ...Read more
Does anyone know where to buy food/liquid thickeners for dysphagia do not contain cornstarch 8oz cannot case?
My dad has parkinsins with Lewy bodys x7 yrs. Deteriorating..newest symptom dysphagia.no longer responds to people at all.prognosis?
LERD & Dysphagia: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid & pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation) = lerd. Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, & even a higher risk of throat cancer. Dysphagia with gerd requires evaluation--please get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Formal evaluation: A formal evaluation is necessary and referral to a speech language pathologist may be indicated. Test used to evaluate dysphagia include a video fluoroscopic swallowing study or a fiber optic endoscopic swallowing evaluation. These tests are not necessary in all cases. Consult your physician for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers