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Is Difficulty Swallowing A Symptom Of Lupus
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
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
I am experiencing neck swelling, neck pain and difficulty swallowing. I have had these symptoms for a few days. It is the back of my neck, right side only.
Difficulty swallowing liquids and solids I do suffer with acid reflux and am on a high dosage of lansoprazole 60mg for 12 years these symptoms are new?
I am experiencing difficulty swallowing. I have no other symptoms. If I try to swallow solids, no matter how tiny, it gets stuck and I have to swallow harder to get it down.It feels as though I am going to choke, and like there may be mucus.Flonase?
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
I have chiari , i recently lost my voice along with off n on difficulty swallowing. Havent seen doc 2 yrs. Symptoms proggressing ?
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
I had my lower wisdom tooth extracted because I developed life threatening symptoms such as breathing aspiration and difficulty swallowing. ?
I have have these symptoms do you know what's wrong? Slight crackly voice, slight ear pain, difficulty swallowing more when eating, slight fever 99.0
Could be GERD.: This could be gastro esophageal reflex disorder. You should see either your internist, gastroenterologist or ENT specialist. ...Read more
What is Botulism? I think my friends mom has some of those symptoms. Difficulty swallowing, double vision and dry mouth.
Botulism is a: serious paralytic illness caused by a nerve toxin that is produced by a particular type of bacteria. Foodborne botulism is caused by eating foods that contain the botulinum toxin. Wound botulism is caused by toxin produced from a wound infected with Clostridium botulinum. The symptoms your friend's mom is having are definitely cause for alarm and she should get to the emergency room ASAP! ...Read more
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
Are brain fog and tremor, nervous breakdowns, difficulty swallowing and difficulty saying some words ALL symptoms of thyroid dysfunction?
Brain fog?: Sorry: "Brain fog" and "nervous breakdowns" are of no use in assessing your problem because they don't really mean anything except to you. Have you been diagnosed with thyroid dysfunction? Or are you looking for some physical cause for what is actually a psychological problem? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Minoxidil 5% topical foam cause difficulty swallowing and sore throat? Seems odd I know, but happening after 1 week of starting, no other symptoms
My symptoms are, parotid gland swelling left side, extremely painful headache, dry mouth, difficulty swallowing, always tired, could I have mumps?
Exam needed: Your problem is most likely not mumps, but a parotid gland that is not functioning properly. Possibly a stone that is blocking it, but there are a number so other possible causes. The best thing to do is to see and oral surgeon so you can get this treated asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen tonsil on one side for a year. No sore throat/ difficulty swallowing. One enlarged gland in neck but on opposite side. No pain/ other symptoms?
I had sore throat, stinging-like pain in ear, and difficulty swallowing food for couple of months now. Could these be symptoms of a serious illness?
Yes: Yes. These symptoms present for a couple of months are troublesome. See an ENT doc for exam ASAP. ...Read more
Swollen tonsil on one side for about 9 months. No sore throat/ difficulty swallowing. Enlarged glands in neck. No other symptoms. What could this be?
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