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Are there certain foods that can make my dysphagia easier to handle?

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Dr. Robert Knox
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Dysphagia foods

Soft, gooey foods are easier to swallow.
Solid foods may be minced or blenderized or added to foods like pudding or jello to aid is swallowing. Go see a speech therapist to suggest dietary modifications.

In brief: Dysphagia foods

Soft, gooey foods are easier to swallow.
Solid foods may be minced or blenderized or added to foods like pudding or jello to aid is swallowing. Go see a speech therapist to suggest dietary modifications.
Dr. Robert Knox
Dr. Robert Knox
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Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: It depends

Dysphagia is a descriptive term for difficulty swallowing.
when present, it is necessary to determine the cause of the problem before making recommendations as far as the foods that are safer to eat. For example, after a stoke people tend to have more problems drinking than eating and some have to drink thickened liquids. Careful evaluation by a dysphagia expert is needed but relief is possible.

In brief: It depends

Dysphagia is a descriptive term for difficulty swallowing.
when present, it is necessary to determine the cause of the problem before making recommendations as far as the foods that are safer to eat. For example, after a stoke people tend to have more problems drinking than eating and some have to drink thickened liquids. Careful evaluation by a dysphagia expert is needed but relief is possible.
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
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Dr. Mario Diana
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Soft moist non spicy

Most dry and spicy food will increase reflux and worsen esophageal dismotility.
Limit coffee and alcohol intake as well.

In brief: Soft moist non spicy

Most dry and spicy food will increase reflux and worsen esophageal dismotility.
Limit coffee and alcohol intake as well.
Dr. Mario Diana
Dr. Mario Diana
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