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How often does someone with MS have swallowing problems?
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Dr. Allen Seely
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In brief: COMMON=Bowel problem
Ms (multiple sclerosis) can cause 'swallowing' or bowel problems.
Other major symptoms of established MS include weakness, paralysis, tingling or numbness of the limbs, loss of vision from one or both eyes, double vision, imbalance, incoordination, slurred speech, impaired bladder control, chronic pain, and profound fatigue. It is best to see MS (neurological) specialist.

In brief: COMMON=Bowel problem
Ms (multiple sclerosis) can cause 'swallowing' or bowel problems.
Other major symptoms of established MS include weakness, paralysis, tingling or numbness of the limbs, loss of vision from one or both eyes, double vision, imbalance, incoordination, slurred speech, impaired bladder control, chronic pain, and profound fatigue. It is best to see MS (neurological) specialist.
Dr. Allen Seely
Dr. Allen Seely
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In brief: Can occur
But actually quite uncommon, and in most cases due to a problem other than MS, i.
e., a co-morbidity. So, if you do have "dysphagia", might ask if something new has arrived on the scene.

In brief: Can occur
But actually quite uncommon, and in most cases due to a problem other than MS, i.
e., a co-morbidity. So, if you do have "dysphagia", might ask if something new has arrived on the scene.
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