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Home Remedies For Difficulty Swallowing
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
I have difficulty swallowing after having botox injections in the neck. Is this a temporary side-effect and do I need treatment?
It will resolve: Botox for what wrinkles on the forehead ( cosmetic) or for medical problems like muscle spasm or vocal cord dystonia. Was the injection in the neck? Again cosmetic or for spasm . This is a known side effect and it will get better but will take weeks to a few months . Make sure it is not progressing to the point where you can not swallow without choking. Tell the doctor who injected you ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lungs burning in the mornings when I first wake up. Difficulty swallowing. I smoke but cutting down. What can this be? Reflux? Natural treatment?
Sob.Wheeze. Throat mucus. Difficulty swallowing. Wake up tired stuffy. Sinus problems. Cough up mucus. Could this be silent reflux? Natural treatment
Possibilities....: Your breathing difficulties are likely due to bronchospasm. The bronchospasm could be due to post-nasal drip (or other sinus problems) and/or reflux. Bronchodilator and steroid inhalers can treat the bronchospasm and there are treatments for the sinuses and reflux so see your doctor asap. Smoking cessation will help improve your breathing as well. If your breathing worsens, go to the er. ...Read more
Can minor GERD cause swelling of throat + difficulty swallowing? sore throat for 8 month. Any home treatments? Large gas and occasional bloating.
Swallowng difficulty: Many things can cause dysphagia or swallowing problems.Reflux disease (gerd), esophageal motility problems, strictures or other more ominous things like tumors. And osteoporosis drugs like Fosamax (alendronate) are increasingly implicated. Talk to your doctor about this and a endoscopic procedure or barium swallow is likely in ordre. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swallowing pills: If your difficulty only involves swallowing pills and you cannot mentally overcome the challenge, consider chewable or liquid forms of the same medications. If you have other swallowing issues, see your physician for an evaluation. Some individuals place the pills in foods such as peanut butter, applesauce, etc. In order to facilitate swallowing them. ...Read more
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