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Difficulty Swallowing Associated With Herpangina
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
A canker sore is a painful, open sore in the mouth. Canker sores are white or yellow and surrounded by a bright red area. They are benign (not cancer). Canker sores can run in families. They may also be linked to problems with the body's immune (defense) system. The sores may occur after a mouth injury due to dental work, aggressive tooth cleaning, or biting the tongue or cheek. Canker sores can be triggered by emotional stress, dietary deficiencies (especially iron, folic acid, or vitamin B-12), menstrual periods, hormonal changes, food allergies, and similar situations. They occur most commonly with viral infections. In some cases, the cause can not be identified. Treatment is usually not necessary. In most cases, the canker sores ...Read more
How long will the difficulty swallowing after botox injection last that I received for cervical dystonia? Is this temporary?
It is temporary: The length of time this last will vary AT some usages will be effective for a month. Others will last two months and continue to be effective . You may well have to put up with this for several weeks 6-8 weeks. Call the doctor tomorrow in the AM and ask to be seen tomorrow. Be careful as eat as you could aspirate. Do not use a straw and take small amounts at a time. ...Read more
I had Botox injection for dystonia near my neck. Now I have difficulty swallowing. Is this a normal side effect and how long will it last?
A downs syndrome adult has difficulty swallowing with pain/eats only tomato soup for the last few years, what to do?
ENT doc: There are many causes for difficult swallowing - dysphagia. See an ENT doc who can examine the patient and do swallowing studies. ...Read more
What if someone 78 years old is all of a sudden dizzy and has been having difficulty swallowing all day long?
Over the last few days my throat has felt dry and slightly constricted? I have no difficulty swallowing food though.
Dry throat: Your throat irritation could be due to allergies, viral pharyngitis, or bacterial infection. If the symptoms are mild and not accompanied with a fever most people would wait a few days and see how it progresses. If your condition worsens then you would need to seek medical attention. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes. Difficulty swallowing. Chills, slight earache, body aches all last night now all gone?
Great: What is the question. You appear to have had an acute illness which has resolved. Stay well. ...Read more
Persistent cough, difficulty swallowing and eating, trouble sleeping for long periods of time, white tonsils.. is this strep,mono or tonsillitis?
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