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Would Tracheabronchiomalacia cause shortness of breath upon exertion and difficulty swallowing?

Would Tracheabronchiomalacia cause shortness of breath upon exertion and 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

Dr. Marlis Gonzalez-Fernandez
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Swallowing Disorder (Definition)

Swallowing disorders are conditions where it is difficult for a person to move food or water from their mouth, through their esophagus, ...Read more


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Is difficulty swallowing, shakiness internal &external symptoms of parmigiana?

Is difficulty swallowing, shakiness internal &external symptoms of parmigiana?

No: Parmigiana means: cooked with parmesan cheese, such as veal parmigiana or eggplant parmigiana. If the cook is not a bad cook, her parmigiana dishes shouldn't cause any difficulty swallowing nor shakiness. ...Read more

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Do you have to have difficulty swallowing if you have esophageal achalasia? What are all the symptoms?

Do you have to have difficulty swallowing if you have esophageal achalasia? What are all the symptoms?

Yes: Achalasia is a when the lower esophageal sphincter muscle incompletely relaxes and doesn't allow food or fluid to pass easily. Achalasia is characterized by difficulty swallowing, regurgitation, and sometimes chest pain. It is diagnosed with esophageal manometry or pressure study or barium swallow test. Treated with dilation, Botox injection or a heller myotomy "cutting of the muscle.". ...Read more

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Hi There,i am having difficulty swallowing for the past 5 days. And i woke up with a pink eye today. Is it possible that both the symptoms link together?

Hi There,i am having difficulty swallowing for the past 5 days. And i woke up with a pink eye today. Is it possible that both the symptoms link together?

Possibly related: More information will be needed be able to determine if they are related or not. It may be due to an infection (like some kinds of virus) or allergy. You may want to see your doctor to examine you. ---> Please note that difficulty swallowing can be dangerous at times; it can be due to swelling, that can eventually block your wind pipe and can kill you because you will not be able to breath again ...Read more

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One sore red swollen tonsil difficulty swallowing no other symptoms?

See a doctor : May be an infection, such as a tonsillar abscess, although I would think you may have fevers and feel sick if that were the case. See you doctor soon for an exam. If you develop fevers or feel ill, may need to go to the ER. Ask about a referral to an ENT specialist as well. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have chiari , i recently lost my voice along with off n on difficulty swallowing. Havent seen doc 2 yrs. Symptoms proggressing ?

I have  chiari , i recently lost my voice along with off n on difficulty swallowing. Havent seen doc 2 yrs. Symptoms proggressing ?

Loss of voice: Bulbar symptoms such as swallowing are definitely compromised from the sounds of things. Please don't delay, seek out a doctor, and get an update on your status. ...Read more

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I have pharyngeal fold swelling on only the right side, with pain into my ear and difficulty swallowing and speaking. No clear systemic symptoms?

I have pharyngeal fold swelling on only the right side, with pain into my ear and difficulty swallowing and speaking. No clear systemic symptoms?

Strep vs Mono: If you are having throat pain and swelling that is impairing your ability to swallow and speak clearly you should be evaluated in-person promptly in an urgent care or ER to ensure your airway is protected. There are medicines that can be given in the above settings to ensure your symptoms improve pending some additional testing. ...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