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Unable To Swallow After Intubation
Can hyperthyroidism alone cause difficulty swallowing? Swallowing not painful, I just feel the food when I swallow. I need to consciously swallow
Dysphagia: No. Hyperthyroidism alone will not cause difficulty swallowing, although you are not describing any difficulty, just awareness which is most likely due to anxiety. You have given us no information about yourself, not even your age, let alone medical, social or psychiatric history making it impossible to offer you a relevant response. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had my lower wisdom tooth extracted because it gave me difficulty swallowing and breathing aspiration. Will I recover and be able to swallow again?
Is extubation after general anesthesia painfull.? Or doctor will extub you when you completely awake.I am worried about extubation pain in awareness
Yes: It is done awake for specific reasons, these may include disrupted(broken) neck, such as related to trauma; anatomic, full stomach, need to neurologically assess after airway manipulation(such as make occur in c-spine surgery). Important technique for anesthesiologist to be comfortable with, patient is typically sedated and comfortable during procedure. ...Read more
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Dry cough/irritation when trying to talk or breathe in for 3 months. Crackling/wheezing when breathing through mouth and nose. ?
After minor surgery my dad is having trouble swallowing. They want to put in a feeding tube. What can we expect afterwards?
When I wake up my jaw feels stiff and it takes a few hours for it to loosen up enough for me to able to open my mouth properly, its hard to eat.HELP ?
Why has it become so hard to exhale fully 6 months after a chest infection. I have to use my accessory breathing muscles to force the air out.
NUMBING THE: Back of the throat and have you swallow some liquid when it gets to the back of your throat, but there is no infallible way to make this comfortable. ...Read more
Able to open my mouth alittle bit (only 2 fingers) will that be enough for general anesthesia's intubation? What should I do?
Requires evaluation: You require evaluation by your anesthesiologist prior to surgery. If you appear to have a difficult airway, alternative techniques to oral intubation may be required. You physician anesthesiologist is very skilled in such matters and will explain his plan in detail to you. ...Read more
Unable to talk or move after waking up and lasts atleast 30 minutes. If i force myself to do so it will be with extreme efforts. Extreme tired.
Sleep paralysis: Your symptoms appear to resemble sleep paralysis. This could be seen in narcolepsy a for of a sleep disorder. Check with a sleep specialist. Other symptoms associated are cataplexy (dropping on the floor with leg weakness when surprised or startled, sleep attacks, hypnagogic (near sleep time) hallucinations, and daytime sleepiness. Usually worse with stress and alcohol use. ...Read more
94 years old, infirmed patient not able to lift or place foot properly and unable to walk without help. What to do to arrange pt?
Home PT: A home bound elder can get home pt via the local visting nurse organization. A doctors order needs to be obtained so the agency gets paid. ...Read more
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